Your rheumatologist might not have all the answers about diet and rheumatoid arthritis, but Arthritis Dietitian might have a few for you! That is why I spoke with Cristina for this #TalkOverRA campaign so you can understand how diet impacts inflammation and be prepared to start a conversation with your health care providers on diet and RA with your treatment goals.
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September is a big month for my community. It is #ArthritisAwarenessMonth in Canada – my 6th year celebrating and my most exciting one yet. I am shining a light on #Arthritis this September, will you join me?
“I’ve heard friends say passing off a hangover gets harder the older they get, but they haven’t had to pass off a hangover while living with a chronic illness,” says Eileen Davidson, who has rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
These new guidelines show me that, even on the bad days, I can still do something to improve my health, easing some of the burden and guilt I feel when I skip a workout because of my illness.
Even though arthritis is the number one cause of long-term disability in Canada, the misconception that it only affects the elderly still looms large.
“While my rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was responsible for a lot of my sleep problems, at the same time, getting poor sleep was also making my arthritis worse,” says Eileen Davidson, who has RA and osteoarthritis.
Lets talk sex and rheumatoid arthritis!
“Even though the pandemic feels like it may be starting to end, my status as an immunocompromised person — a status I ‘earned’ after being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 2015 — isn’t,” says Eileen Davidson, a rheumatoid arthritis patient.