If methotrexate doesn’t work well enough, your doctor may switch you to another drug, including newer janus kinase (JAK inhibitors). Learn more.
Who should you see if you suspect you have arthritis? Our expert explains who will diagnose you and others who may help with your care.
No magic diet is going to make your arthritis disappear — whether it’s osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or another form. But paying attention to what’s on you plate may help ease your symptoms.
Different types of arthritis have different symptoms and treatments. Here, a rheumatologist fields common questions and misconceptions about arthritis.
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Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” Rheumatologist Chad Deal, MD, explains why gum disease and arthritis may be more linked than you think.
Your immune system usually protects you in a process that few of us think about. But sometimes, things go wrong, and it fails. Find out what happens — and why.
The immune system is your body’s internal attack dog against foreign invaders or threats to your health. Find out how it works and how best to keep it healthy.
Of the more than 100 conditions that fall under the umbrella term “arthritis,” rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the two most common. Learn more.
Discover the truth behind this and other common misconceptions about arthritis. A rheumatologist shares five facts that often surprise his patients.
When you seek help for an aching knee, shoulder or other joint, one of the first things a doctor will do is try to see which of the two major types of arthritis you have. Three questions help give them the answer.