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.
Move to Lose Weight
Losing weight by being active reduces stress on your joints. WebMD gives you tips on building a consistent exercise routine that won't stress you out.
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.
Chiropractic treatments may help relieve some kinds of pain through spinal manipulations and other therapies. Find out from WebMD if chiropractic might be right for you.
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.
Learn more from WebMD about coping with the fatigue that comes with fibromyalgia.
Listen to Your Body
If you have fibromyalgia, it may be tougher to exercise. WebMD gives you tips on staying fit.
Have the Sex Talk
Are you avoiding sex due to pain and related problems? WebMD suggests ways to talk to your partner, health care provider, and counselor.
Eat to Sleep
WebMD tells you which foods will help you get a good night's sleep and which won't.
Eat to Avoid Pain
Many people with migraines find that keeping a food diary helps identify which foods might trigger their headaches. WebMD tells you how to get started and which foods you may want to avoid.