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Rheumatoid Arthritis News, Vol.5: Men & Mortality, Vitamin D Research, New RA Meds

Here are a couple of the Rheumatoid Arthritis news articles that have caught my eye recently or, in some cases, caused me to roll my eyes. More Rheumatoid Arthritis news worth mentioning 1) Big news w/Rheumatoid Arthritis in men:methotrexate fights mortality A study published last month found “men with rheumatoid arthritis were more than twice as likely to...Continue reading      12 Comments » Read more

Consumer Reports’ Dangerous Supplements List

I was in the grocery store a couple of weeks ago and I picked up the latest Consumer Reports magazine since the cover story on dietary supplements looked so intriguing. Consumer Reports revealed some startling facts about vitamins and supplements sold in the United States. 1) “What consumers might not realize, though, is that supplement manufacturers routinely,...Continue reading      2 Comments » Read more

Quick & Healthy Snacks & Sides

Recipes on this page: Frozen Blueberry Smoothie Crunchy Kale Chips RA Easy Hummus Veggie Berry Salad Frozen Blueberry Smoothie by Kelly Place these ingredients in a blender or large cup for stick blender: ½ cup vanilla (or plain) yogurt ½ banana 2 Tablespoons flaxseed meal 2 Tablespoons oat bran 1 - 1 ½ cups crushed ice ½ cup frozen blueberries 1 cup orange juice optional: 1 serving of favorite protein...Continue reading      1 Comment » Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis Weight Loss

Several readers have asked me Rheumatoid Arthritis weight loss questions. Is this confusing? Weight loss is actually a symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis. There are several reasons. There is the typical appetite loss of RA, the anemia, and the fever that accompany RA. Also, methotrexate and other RA medicines can interfere with food absorption.   Rheumatoid Arthritis, weight loss, and confusion RA patients...Continue reading      48 Comments » Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Debate

To treat or not to treat RA: that is the question We’ve talked a bit about Diet and RA recently on RA Warrior. There is even a new section of the blog dedicated to RA / food related topics called RA Kitchen after Food Network’s Hell’s Kitchen. Dietary adjustments can be important to those living with...Continue reading      35 Comments » Read more
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