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Is RA Affecting Your Energy?

Answer a few questions, and you'll find out:

  • Ways to keep your energy up
  • Tips for managing your time
  • How to rest better

Reviewed by David Zelman, MD on October 22, 2014

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Arthritis Today, "Can't Sleep? Here Are Some Treatments That Work," "Coping With Fatigue," "Rheumatoid Arthritis: Remission Is Possible," How to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis," "Arthritis Treatment Timeline"

News release, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, "Rheumtoid Arthritis is Associated With Poor Sleep Quality in Women"

Orzeł-Gryglewska, J. International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Health, 2010; vol. 23(1): pp. 95-114.

Arthritis Foundation, "Home Life"

Smolen, J. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, April 2010.

Hospital for Special Surgery, "Mastering the Impact of Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis"

WebMD News, "Exercise Fights Fatigue, Boosts Energy," "Exercise Cuts Fatigue of Lupus, MS"

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise, "Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation"

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