Exercise to Treat Arthritis
WebMD describes the benefits of exercising with arthritis. Learn about range-of-motion, strengthening, endurance, and other types of exercise routines.
Eating to Keep Your Heart Healthy With RA
After menopause, your risk of heart disease goes up. Rheumatoid arthritis can make it even higher. Here's how to eat heart healthy when you have RA.
RA and Osteoporosis: Exercising for Bone Health
Women after menopause are at risk for osteoporosis. Medications for rheumatoid arthritis can leave you more vulnerable to bone loss. Try these exercises to keep bones strong.
Menopause and RA: What to Expect
For some women with rheumatoid arthritis, menopause is tough. For others, it’s a breeze. Here’s a glimpse at what you may experience.
Pain Management and Rheumatoid Arthritis
WebMD's experts examine the causes, symptoms, and treatments of rheumatoid arthritis.
How Exercise Works for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Exercise can help reduce the joint pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how and why it works.
Can Your Diet Help Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis?
WebMD tells you what foods to include in your diet -- like cold-water fish and flaxseed -- that may help rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
Heart Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis
WebMD explains the connection between rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease -- and how you can reduce your risk of heart attack.
Acupuncture for Arthritis
WebMD examines acupuncture and how it is used to relieve arthritis and other chronic pain.
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Overview
What is rheumatoid arthritis?Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a relatively common disease of the joints. In rheumatoid arthritis, the membranes or tissues (synovial membranes) lining the joints become inflamed (synovitis). Over time, the inflammation may destroy the joint tissues, leading to disability. Rheumatoid arthritis affects women twice as often as men, and frequently begins between the ages ..