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May 16, 2019

Six Self-Care Indulgences for Arthritis Sufferers

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We live in fast-paced world and multi-tasking is a must, so it’s essential that we all dedicate time to relax and unplug. For arthritis sufferers, self-indulging isn’t just an occasional feel-good extravagance, it can be a form of physical and mental treatment. Allowing yourself to recharge and renew can be extremely beneficial; keep reading for […]

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May 9, 2019

Six Tips for Newly Diagnosed Lupus Patients

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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with lupus, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. New appointments, new medical terms, new tests, and new medications will quickly enter your life and catapult you into a new one. Fortunately, the diagnosis doesn’t mean the end of the world, but just a different world with a new beginning. Here are […]

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Apr 17, 2019

Eight Tips for Making your Mornings Better with Arthritis

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Mornings with arthritis can leave you feeling worn out before the day even begins. Early morning stiffness can make it difficult to getting dressed, eat and get out the door. Follow these eight tips to make your mornings less painful. Prep the night before. One way to simplify your morning routine is by doing your […]

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Apr 5, 2019

Tips for Reducing Symptoms of Sjogrens Syndrome

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Sjogrens Syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in various areas of the body, but most often affects the exocrine glands that produce tears and salvia. Patients with this disorder often complain of dry eyes and mouth, but unfortunately there is much more to this disease than dryness. Because it is an autoimmune […]

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Mar 12, 2019

Make the Most out of Your Next Rheumatologist Appointment

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If you have arthritis, it’s likely you see your doctor pretty regularly, but you probably don’t spend a lot of time at each appointment. Because of this, it is essential that you make the most out of every visit. With good planning, you’ll be better prepared to talk with your doctor and get the best […]

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Mar 6, 2019

Six Steps for Cutting Clutter and Making Life More Simple

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The New Year is here, spring is right around the corner, and countless people are working to get out from underneath the clutter in their lives. For those with arthritis, it’s not as simple as breaking out the cleaning supplies and organizing things into piles, but it is important to make de-cluttering a priority. For […]

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Feb 15, 2019

Eight Steps for Finding your Joy with Arthritis

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Sadly, joy may seem like a distant emotion that got lost in the hustle and bustle of coping with arthritis. Now your focus is on managing pain, attending doctors’ appointments, fighting fatigue, and dealing with paperwork. A new lifestyle that you never asked for is taking precedence as you are struggling to navigate the unknown. […]

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Feb 8, 2019

Five Strategies for Keeping Arthritis from Affecting your Relationship

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Building a strong relationship isn’t easy, but a having a chronic illness like arthritis can make it a struggle. Arthritis brings many physical, emotional, and financial demands that can drive couples apart. Unless both partners have strong coping skills and the tools to manage the obstacles that can occur, arthritis can seriously damage the relationship, […]

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Jan 15, 2019

10 Ways to Build your Quality of Life with Arthritis

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People living with arthritis are often discouraged by how much the disease can take from their life. If you have arthritis, physical limitations caused by chronic pain and fatigue can diminish your quality of life. When you suffer from arthritis, so much energy is consumed just trying to accomplish ordinary tasks and usual daily activities […]

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Jan 8, 2019

Nine Strategies for Managing Depression Caused by Arthritis

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Anyone who suffers from arthritis knows that the blues can become a part of life. According to The Arthritis Foundation, “People with arthritis have high rates of depression and anxiety. Many of those affected don’t receive mental health treatment – which could potentially help with their physical arthritis symptoms.” The good news is that it […]

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