Overcoming The Isolation Of Pain

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Okay, so while I would never intentionally welcome back increased levels of pain and disability on the path to Flareville (an interesting bit of trivia: a city with this name, derived from Flehwroken, actually exists in the country of Liberia), I figure that I might as well make the most of it, especially since their eventual return are somewhat inevitable. …

Merry Christmas!

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(This year, I finally got invited to go on a sleigh ride with all of the other superheroes!) Wishing you all the happiness of the season and peace and prosperity in the new year. Warmest Wishes, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy

The Power Of Imagination

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“True RA Christmas Facts: Did you know that gingerbread men are really just stick figures on prednisone?” —RA Guy Around ten years ago, I started the tradition of baking gingerbread men in the days leading up to Christmas. Not only do I love anything that includes the flavors of ginger, cinnamon, and clove mixed together, but I also really like …

About.com: Dating Advice For People With Arthritis

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Shed Your Worries and Focus on What’s Most Important Dating can be an intense experience under the best of circumstances. If you have physical limitations from a medical condition, such as arthritis, you may be apprehensive about the dating process, but relationships and dating are part of life. With the right perspective and approach, dating can enhance your life. Read …

Dr. Ronan Kavanagh’s Blog: Arthritis With Normal Blood Tests? Why Not..

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To most medical students and patients uninitiated in the science of rheumatology, the diagnostic process whereby rheumatologists assess patients may seem bewildering. When considering any patient who presents with joint pain, there are over 100 types of arthritis to consider, lots of conditions which mimic arthritis, a huge array of blood tests to consider and any amount of expensive imaging …