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What Steroids Say About Future RA
There are many different types of medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Among these are steroids and a class of drugs called disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Arthritis Patients Follow Natural Path
Drugs are one way to treat arthritis but they aren't the only way. Many arthritis patients choose to add natural therapies to their treatment plan.
RA Tied to Deep Vein Blood Clots
Inflammation is a key part of the body's healing process. However, it is also at the root of many health problems, including rheumatoid arthritis and heart and vein disorders.
Embracing the Brace
Knees are only meant to bend forward and backward. If a knee pops and locks up with major pain, something serious is going on there, and it's most likely an ACL injury.
RA Drug May Keep Death at Bay
If your rheumatoid arthritis is cramping your ability to do simple daily tasks, medications may help. One arthritis drug may even protect against death.
Lower Death Risk in Heavier RA Patients?
Both rheumatoid arthritis and obesity can contribute to heart problems. But when the two conditions are combined, the picture may get a little foggier.
Blood Clot Risk in RA
Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects more than just your joints. It can spread throughout your body, even causing problems in the vessels that carry blood.
Better Booty Bumping with Arthritis
Living with arthritis can affect many aspects of your daily life - even your sex life. Both the physical and mental tolls of arthritis can make sex unappealing or just plain difficult.
Scoring Infection Risk in RA
People with rheumatoid arthritis may have a higher risk of infection than others, but doctors have found it hard to pinpoint each patient's individual risk. Now, doctors may have a new way to rate infection risk.
Spotting Long-Term RA Risk
To give a solid diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, doctors look for a number of signs, including evidence from blood tests. Can these blood tests also show arthritis risk in people who are arthritis-free?