“When I found myself in a predicament of seeing decent blood test results yet still feeling the repercussions of inflammation throughout my body, I turned to data to do some fine-tuning on my health.”
A chronic illness coach and patient advocate shares tips for setting short- and long-term goals while prioritizing your health and well-being.
“I’ve made some steps to try and better my heath,” says Russ Miller, a 36-year-old rheumatoid arthritis patient. “I want a better quality of life and want to be happy again, because I haven’t been for many years.”
After the world shut down in March 2020, rheumatoid arthritis patient Chantelle Marcial was looking for a way to connect with other people — specifically other RA patients. Enter CreakyKitchen — a virtual cooking show that helped Chantelle build a community and better manage her disease.
When she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at 16, Guadalupe Torres faced linguistic and cultural barriers that impacted the way she viewed the health care system. Now, fueled by her past and the experiences of other Spanish-speaking patients, she is hoping to change the system.
Trusted, tailored information from the Global Healthy Living Foundation and open doctor-patient communication helped Deen feel less concerned and more confident getting vaccinated.
Spanish-language resources from CreakyJoints Español helped Wigna become a more empowered rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient and build out her support system.
A small study suggests that younger people with rheumatoid arthritis may need to work with their doctor to keep better tabs on heart muscle function. It’s possible that early screening could help prevent future cardiovascular disease.
If you have unexplained bruises on your skin, it could be linked with having rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about the connection and how to prevent and treat bruises related to RA.
Even though people talk about morning stiffness with arthritis, on really bad days, the pain, stiffness, and fatigue never really goes away. Here’s how Eileen Davidson, who lives with RA and osteoarthritis, has learned to make her morning routine run just a little more smoothly.