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Photos © Annie Name? Annie Age? 19! Location? Plainfield, Indiana, United States How long have you lived with RA? I had gotten very sick with RA around 7 years ago and finally got diagnosed 6 years ago. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? I would advise people no matter what age they may …

My “Best” Flare Ever

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I’m not a big fan of superlatives, and rarely feel the need to always have to compare one thing to another (first, best, biggest, only, etc.), but I must admit that there are instances when it becomes necessary to use certain qualifiers, in order to better understand the item that is under inspection. So as I look back at my …

What Was Going To Happen To My Hands?

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‎”One of the first concerns that came to my mind after I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis was what was going to happen to my hands?” —RA Guy Read more by going to and clicking on “Eduardo’s Story.”

World Arthritis Day: Two Easy-To-Understand Guides & One Powerful Visual

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Today is World Arthritis Day! Please take a minute to learn more about Rheumatoid Arthritis. Guide: 60-Second Guide to RA Inflammatory arthritis is an umbrella term describing a group of autoimmune diseases that involve inflammation in the joints. Autoimmune diseases occur when a body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. In the case of inflammatory arthritis a person’s joints are …

How Do You Deal With The Fatigue?

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I’ve always been a huge fan of incorporating lifestyle measures, stress reduction, mindfulness-everything, gentle exercise (which I’ll admit, is the one item on this list where I can use the most improvement) and a healthy diet into my rheumatoid arthritis treatment plan. What is your experience with these issues and their relationship to fatigue? When my RA is most active, …