Remission Through Early and Aggressive RA Treatment

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can suffer permanent joint damage as early as into the first six months of the disease.  As a result, many rheumatologists believe early and aggressive treatment is the best approach to managing rheumatoid arthritis.   Many also prescribe to a theory that today’s newer RA medications along with older ones can…

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diet: Things You Can Do – Guest Post

It’s probably not the news you wanted to hear, but despite countless studies by a number of different researchers testing a number of different methods, there has yet to be any conclusive data that suggests certain foods can help with your rheumatoid arthritis. That said, there’s still plenty that you can do to help quell…

Guest Post: Applying for Social Security Disability with Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis which has progressed to the stage that it severely affects your daily abilities, including your ability to complete typical duties required to maintain gainful employment, then you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has two disability programs for which you may be…