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A Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

The goal of RA treatment is to relieve pain and reduce or stop inflammation, swelling, and damage to joints and organs. Here’s a comprehensive guide to rheumatoid arthritis drugs.

Dietary Changes, Not Methotrexate, Kept My RA Under Control

Angela started experiencing significant side effects after starting methotrexate for her rheumatoid arthritis. She found that a change in diet, rather than medication, was the best treatment. By Angela Christine On New Year’s Day 2015, I stood at a crosswalk on Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago. The light signaled for…

Can Lifestyle Changes Ease RA Symptoms?

Up to 1.5 million Americans — 75 % of them women — have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The vast majority of sufferers rely on disease-modifying drugs to control their painful symptoms. “There’s a greater than 90% chance that symptoms will disappear when medications are started within the first 2 to 3…

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