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8 Ways You Can Travel Like an Expert With Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, medication, rheumatoid arthritis, travel, travel tips

Your bags are packed. Your flights are booked. Are you prepared to deal with arthritis far from home?

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How to Ease Your Arthritis Pain With Simple Food Swaps

Tags: arthritis, chronic inflammation, diet & nutrition, nutrition, oils, rheumatoid arthritis

If you have arthritis or joint pain, you can make simple changes in your diet to reduce inflammation. It's a natural way to use food as medicine -- to stop the pain before it starts.

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Got Arthritis? You Can Clean and Garden With Less Pain

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, gardening, osteoarthritis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis

With planning, you can keep a tidy house and yard without making yourself miserable in the process.

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Surprising Links Between Your Joint Pain and Heart Disease

Tags: heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis attacks your joints, making them swell and stiffen. New studies confirm that the inflammation caused by RA also increases your risk for heart disease and stroke.

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Don’t Let Arthritis Stop You From Enjoying Sex

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, fatigue, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, sex, sexual health, Sjögren’s syndrome

Find out how to overcome the sexual hurdles arthritis places in your way. The benefits are worth the extra effort.

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4 Times to See a Doctor for Arthritis Pain

Tags: arthritis, GERD, lupus, pain, pain management, rheumatoid arthritis

At-home treatment can help — but sometimes it's just not enough. Find out when to seek help from your primary care doctor or rheumatologist.

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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Arthritis Myths

Tags: arthritis, myths, osteoarthritis, quiz, rheumatoid arthritis

From the causes of joint pain to home remedies, how much do you know about common arthritis myths and misconceptions? Find out here.

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Getting Aggressive Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, drugs, medications, rheumatoid arthritis

In some cases, doctors can stop — and even reverse — the damage of rheumatoid arthritis with a combination of medications.

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‘Arthritis-Friendly’ Car Buying Guide

Tags: arthritic conditions, arthritic joints, arthritis, drive, rheumatoid arthritis

For many people, driving equals independence. New options, including buttons instead of knobs, seat belt extenders and basic hand controls, can help keep people with arthritis on the road.

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Treating Dry Eyes: Nothing to Cry About

Tags: antihistamines, dry eyes, eye exam, eye health, high blood pressure, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

Dry eyes can be a nuisance, but they’re usually easy to treat and don’t cause long-term damage. Here’s what’s causing your eye dryness and how to fix it with a quick trip to the drugstore.