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Vitamin D Linked to Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Earlier research has proved a link between vitamin D and rheumatoid arthritis. However, previous studies didn’t check how the levels of vitamin D in a person affect his or her RA treatment. A new study took up this question and found that taking more vitamin D might be extremely important for relieving arthritis symptoms. Rheumatoid […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Might Be More Susceptible to Certain Cancers

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Disabling fatigue and painful joints are often the most common complaints of rheumatoid arthritis patients. However, a new study suggests they might have much more to worry about. In this study, the researchers found that rheumatoid arthritis patients might have an increased risk of certain cancers. Many studies have been done in the past to […]

Can Baking Soda Help Treat Arthritis

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Almost everybody is familiar with baking soda, also referred as sodium bicarbonate. It is used for making cakes, but it has medicinal effects also. It is a popular home remedy for acid reflux, among other health conditions. Half a teaspoon of it can do the trick when you are experiencing heartburn. However, a new study […]

Celery Might Alleviate Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Can certain foods alleviate arthritis pain? Experts believe, yes, that is so. One such food is celery. While it might not be the tastiest vegetable, it is certainly healthful for people having rheumatoid arthritis, a long-term disease that causes inflammation in the joints, especially the joints in the fingers, feet, wrists, and ankles. Also unlike […]

Bacteria in Beef, Milk Might Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis in Certain Patients

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Should people with rheumatoid arthritis avoid consuming dairy products and beef? According to a new study, rheumatoid arthritis patients might benefit by avoiding these two foods. While milk is largely considered healthy, it might not be recommended for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. The same is true for beef. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic health […]

Latest Research Reveals Protein That Plays Crucial Role in Joint Heath

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

A recent study throws light at a possibly new way to treat and prevent osteoarthritis, which affects millions of people in the world, if not more. In the U.S. alone, osteoarthritis affects over 30 million people. In this condition, there’s a cartilage breakdown. Cartilage does the all important work of cushioning our joints. More often […]

Prolonged Morning Stiffness Can Indicate Toward Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Morning stiffness is not uncommon—but it might not be as harmless as we think it is, especially if it continues for an hour or two after waking up. According to a recent research, prolonged stiffness upon waking up might be an early sign of rheumatoid arthritis. Many of us feel achy and stiff upon waking […]

Obesity May Reduce Effectiveness of RA Therapies

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Being overweight affects health in many ways. This is true for everyone, but more so for people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (or RA for short). An autoimmune condition that occurs when the immune system attacks the body tissues by mistake, RA is marked by chronic inflammation in joints. Other common symptoms are joint pain, […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Risk of COPD

Friday, October 20th, 2017

According to a new study, rheumatoid arthritis might adversely affect patient’s respiratory health. The researchers noted that rheumatoid arthritis patients were more likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, compared with control group. It is believed this is due to inflammation. Inflammation is a key aspect of rheumatoid arthritis. However, recent research shows that there’s […]

Long-term Use of Birth Control Pill Might Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Women who take oral contraceptive might have a reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to latest research. In this study, the researchers compared more than 2,000 women who had been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis with more than 5,000 women (who formed the control group) who didn’t have this condition. Women in the control group were […]

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