Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis Directory
Living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) challenges the body, emotions, and relationships. Yet, there are options to relieve symptoms. There are ways to keep the condition from getting worse. You can manage RA by working with your medical care team, taking medication and staying flexible. Involving family members especially when symptoms become severe is another way to manage the disease. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, how to manage it and much more.
How to Take Care of Your Rheumatoid Arthritis. Tips for a Better Life
Self-care for rheumatoid arthritis involves exercise, diet, and reducing stress. You’ll also be responsible for taking your medicines and going to your doctor’s appointments.
Reducing Stress and Relaxing With Arthritis
If you have arthritis, relaxation is key for reducing stress. Try these tips from WebMD.
Living With RA: Try These Assistive Devices
WebMD takes a look at a host of assistive devices that can make life easier if you have RA.
Assistive Devices: Living Better With Arthritis
Can self-help devices make day-to-day living with your arthritis a little easier?
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sex
Rheumatoid arthritis causes pain and fatigue that can disrupt your sex life. But there are many ways to counter the issue and improve intimacy.
Tips for a Happy Home Life When You've Got RA
Painful, stiff joints can interfere with your daily activities. Here's how to keep your household running smoothly.
How to Talk to Others About Your RA
Get tips on how to open up to family and friends about how your rheumatoid arthritis affects you.
Explaining RA to Your Kids
Parenting With RA: Tips for explaining to your children how pain, stiffness, and fatigue affect mom. Plus, parenting and family coping strategies.