Studies show that some supplements may help relieve and control pain. Find out from WebMD which supplements may be right for you and what you should talk about with your doctor before you take them.
Reduce Morning Pain
For many people, the pain and stiffness of RA is worst in the mornings. Talk with your doctor about ways to help reduce morning pain and stiffness so you can get on with your day.
What Is the Placebo Effect?
WebMD explains what the placebo effect is, how it works, and its potential benefits for medical treatment.
Use Helpful Devices
Assistive tools and devices can make routine activities much easier if you have arthritis. WebMD tells you which gadgets are easier on joint pain.
Protect Your Heart
Rheumatoid arthritis puts you at a higher risk for heart disease and heart attacks. But lifestyle changes and certain medications can help lower the risk. WebMD tells you more.
Make Changes at Home
Reduce nerve pain by making lifestyle changes. WebMD tells you how.
Sleep aids might be necessary if chronic pain is keeping you awake at night. WebMD offers tips for getting adequate sleep so you can manage your pain.
The better the quality of your sleep, the better able you are to manage back and neck pain. WebMD helps you get the sleep you need with these tips for improving your sleep environment.
In order to effectively manage chronic pain, you need to set limits so you don't overdo it -- and that means asking others to help, limiting caregiving time, and slowing down. WebMD offers tips for maintaining balance in your life.
Follow Sleep Routine
Proper sleep is essential for managing pain. Find out from WebMD what you can do to improve your rest and get better sleep.