Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a treatment that may help to reduce nerve pain. Find out more about its benefits.
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.
Electrotherapy uses electrical currents to help minimize nerve pain. Find out from WebMD if it might be right for you.
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.
Track DMARD Effects
DMARDs are a standard treatment for RA, but their effectiveness needs to be regularly evaluated and side effects monitored. Learn what you need to do to stay well on DMARDs.
Biofeedback may help you reduce stress, manage pain, and relax. WebMD tells you about biofeedback techniques.
Acupressure may help reduce chronic stress and pain. Find out if acupressure can help provide the relief you're looking for.
Track Your Sleep
Good sleep is key to controlling pain. Are you getting enough?
Listen to Your Body
If you have fibromyalgia, it may be tougher to exercise. WebMD gives you tips on staying fit.
Give DMARDs Time
DMARDs are drugs that suppress the immune system in order to slow or even stop joint damage if you have rheumatoid arthritis. Here's information to help you understand how they work and help you talk with your doctor about your treatment for RA.