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Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Not Alleviated by Disease Treatment

Rheumatoid Arthritis patients still have symptoms of pain & disability In a press release posted this week from Rome, the European League against Rheumatism (EULAR) says women with Rheumatoid Arthritis experience Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms despite treatment. (Link to view non-pdf version of EULAR press release.) The survey of 2,000 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients found a majority experienced...Continue reading      70 Comments » Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission

Is Rheumatoid Arthritis remission whatever it means to you? I could not resist picking up the “managing arthritis” magazine last week in the rheumatology doctor’s waiting room. For some reason, I want to know what – if anything – they are telling patients who have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Is it weird how I choose that over a...Continue reading      15 Comments » Read more

Courses of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Are there distinct courses of Rheumatoid Arthritis for RA patients? We talk so often of what we have in common. Let’s think about our differences for a moment. One of my very first blog posts was about the four courses of Rheumatoid Arthritis. It’s like a fact of life with RA: we are not all the...Continue reading      44 Comments » Read more

My Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicine

Wouldn’t it be fun to do a happy little blog? But, I was dancing through my happy mommy life and RA busted down my door. I did not pick this fight. I just decided to fight back. This blog is written in reply to a question on yesterday’s blog about my journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis medicines....Continue reading      25 Comments » Read more

The Problem with Rheumatoid Arthritis Information: Why is RA so hard to study and cure?

I guess YouTube is not the best place for RA information There sure are a lot of YouTube videos with RA cures. I watched several this weekend, getting distracted while doing research. Several thoughts competed in my mind: “No wonder  _________ (fill in the blank with whoever’s name) thinks I’m crazy for taking RA medicines if she’s...Continue reading      12 Comments » Read more

What is Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis? part 3

The Story of Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Once upon a time, there was no effective treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Eventually, various substances were found to assuage some symptoms, at least slightly. And then one day, doctors thought they had found a cure in cortisone. However, they soon learned that they were mistaken. During our lifetime, substances have actually...Continue reading      25 Comments » Read more

What is Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis? Part 2

Clinical Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Rheumatology doctors look for something that they call “clinical remission.” And there are several different descriptions of clinical remission. As I mentioned at the end of yesterday’s post, Science Direct has listed 6 different descriptions of clinical remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis. The American College of Rheumatology adopted a list in 1981 of six...Continue reading      18 Comments » Read more

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