Dr. Andrew Wang shares his insight into where research on rheumatoid arthritis is heading, what roadblocks experts face, and what to expect down the road.
Living with RA doesn't mean giving up on your life goals. If something is really important to you, you can still find a path towards those dreams.
— Mariah Leach
Functional disability – difficulty doing daily tasks – is common with RA. So what are the keys to remain as active and independent as possible?
Discrimination and rudeness targeted at your RA can cause embarrassment or worse. It's good to have a plan for these uncomfortable situations.
Can RA cause other problems? A rheumatologist explains some of the conditions that can happen along with this autoimmune form of arthritis.
Kiara Gutierrez talks with her doctor, Tien-I Su, MD, about her journey with RA medications, stiff joints, drug side effects, and more.
Watch as WebMD's Chief Medical Officer John Whyte, MD, and other experts discuss the latest in treatments and research.
Your RA affects your mental health – and vice versa. A mental health counselor talks about how to care for yourself with RA and get the help you need.
With an infectious mindset, Monica Blake teaches others how to tame pain and adversity with exercise classes and a fighting spirit.
Life with rheumatoid arthritis can be challenging, but even simple things can make it easier. Use these tips from experts to live your best life with RA.
Don't be afraid to tell your rheumatologist about symptoms you might not immediately connect to your joints.
— Bryant England, MD, PhD
It’s not just about how well the drug works. You have to consider how treatment affects the whole body.
— Andrew Wang, MD, PhD
Another thing that has helped me is finding the right support. You need your medical team and your family and friends.
— Fiona Lofton
Stigma and misconception are all too common for people with RA. Find out how one person works to break it down by educating others.
Having RA may mean you need to make some changes, but it doesn’t mean you can’t play sports or be active. See how one person makes it work.
Andrea Avery’s plan to play piano changed course after RA damaged the joints in her fingers. But she found another path to fulfill her passion.
Not reaching your treatment goals? Even with difficult-to-treat RA, there are a wide range of therapies available. It just takes time and trial and error.
Rheumatoid arthritis brings challenges that even those close to you may not see. See how someone with RA makes day-to-day life a little easier.
A patient advocate’s tips on meeting the challenges of rheumatoid arthritis (RA): getting support, self-care, handling stress, and staying active.
A person with rheumatoid arthritis describes living with RA, including medications, working with a rheumatologist, and managing the condition with lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise.