Sadly, flares and RA go hand and hand but asking yourself these key questions can help you determine if self-care can help, or if it’s time to strategize with your rheumatologist to feel better.
I recently was awarded a Community Action Grant from The Arthritis Society – This is what I am doing with the $5000 from the grant.
“It’s safe to say that life has thrown a lot of shit at all of us these last three years — and it has had a profound impact on my physical and emotional health and habits.”
On Sunday November 13th 2022 I presented at The American College of Rheumatology annual scientific conference.
Talk Over RA webinar features rheumatoid arthritis experts and advocates discussing quality of life and remission with RA.
“Finding that balance between too much and too little is a true artform that takes years to learn with rheumatoid arthritis.”
Patient advocate Eileen Davidson finds these all-too-common phrases rude, naive, and unsupportive — and you may too.
“I didn’t trust my body. I was a single mother with a progressive chronic illness. There was no way I could take care of my health, my child, and a newborn on my own while trying to get by on what little assistance disability pays.”
From spoonie to painsomina to brain fog, find out common terms used by those living with arthritis and chronic illness.
Learn about the research updates and medical news for rheumatic diseases from the European Congress of Rheumatology 2022 — and hear from one patient advocate about why this matters for our community.