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Jul 12, 2018

Reclaim: Five Tips for Battling Arthritis Burnout

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Phone calls, doctors’ appointments, prescription refills, bills, insurance paperwork – it can be overwhelming and exhausting for arthritis patients. Fighting this disease can feel like an uphill and never-ending battle, and it will take its toll on those who suffer from it. Chronically ill patients can quickly become burned out trying to manage their illness, […]

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Jul 9, 2018

Regain: Eight Energy-Boosting Tips

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Fighting fatigue is a daily struggle for people who have arthritis. Instead of suffering through or missing fun activities because arthritis has you exhausted, follow these eight energy-boosting tips. Eat superfoods. What we put into our body has a huge impact on how it operates. Unhealthy, high caffeine, or sugary foods may provide a brief […]

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Jun 14, 2018

5 Tips for Enjoying the Beach this Summer with Arthritis

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In North Carolina, there is no shortage of things to do outdoors. With many beautiful beach choices here on the east coast, there is a spot for anyone looking to find some surf. However, for those who suffer from arthritis, a beach day just isn’t that easy. Fatigue, joint pain, stiffness and depression make it […]

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Jun 7, 2018

Arthritis-Friendly Gift Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day

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Growing up your dad was invincible. He was the hero that could save the day and would do anything to make you happy. As he grows older his body doesn’t always do the things it once could, but he still wants to save the day. And while a Father’s Day gift may seem inadequate compared […]

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May 21, 2018

Reconnect: 6 Tips for the perfect BBQ

Reconnect: 6 Tips for the perfect BBQ

While hosting a summer party with arthritis can seem exhausting and overwhelming, it may be well worth the work. Studies show that spending time with your friends can ease feelings of sadness and isolation that come with handling arthritis. When managing an arthritis diagnosis, it is frustrating to not be able to do the things […]

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May 4, 2018

9 Ways to Improve Life with Lupus

10 ways to improve your life with lupus

With symptoms like fever, fatigue, headaches and joint stiffness, having lupus can make everyday life a challenge. However, it doesn’t mean you have to hold back from living your best life. Learning how to manage the daily challenges that come with lupus is the key to creating a quality life. Here are nine ways to […]

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Apr 20, 2018

Reclaim: Five Foods to Help Manage Gout

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Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by chronically elevated levels of uric acid in the diet.  The uric acid eventually forms crystals, which can be deposited in different joints. As those who suffer from gout know, severe attacks can be debilitating. Fortunately, this condition is very treatable with a doctor’s care and a […]

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Apr 9, 2018

Spring Cleaning Tips to Save Your Joints

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There is nothing that quite compares to a sparkling clean home, and there is no better time to get it sparkling than the spring. However, for those who suffer from joint pain, this can be a difficult task. Here are a few tips to make spring cleaning a little bit easier. Pace yourself. Do not […]

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Mar 16, 2018

The Potential Link between Seasonal Allergies and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Spring is in the air! Unfortunately, it’s full of allergens too. For those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), this can be a problem. Experts are beginning to notice a potential connection between seasonal allergies and rheumatoid arthritis. As we are in the thick of pollen season here in Southeastern North Carolina, this theory is […]

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Mar 2, 2018

Reconnect: Taking the Pain and Stress out of Travel

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Believe it or not, spring break is right around the corner. With warmer weather comes travel plans, and unfortunately the stress and anxieties that accompany traveling. These worries and stresses can increase joint pain and ultimately add to an arthritis patient’s discomfort. Our world is too beautiful to leave it unexplored, so whether it’s a […]

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