Don’t Let Arthritis Stop You From Enjoying Sex

“Doc, I’m having trouble at home.” I get this comment frequently from patients with arthritis. When I dig deeper, they often reveal that arthritis is affecting their sex lives. There are ways to overcome the hurdles arthritis places in your way. They take patience, a willingness to try new things and honesty with your partner. … Read More

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Not Just a Joint Disease

Contributor: Qingping Yao, MD, PhD Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an ongoing inflammatory autoimmune disease that primarily affects the small joints. In patients with an autoimmune disorder, the immune system can’t tell the difference between healthy body tissue and antigens. The result is an immune response that destroys normal body tissues. RA causes joint pain, pain … Read More