Seeking Relief from RA Pain
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Before a person with rheumatoid arthritis starts advanced therapy, they must turn to short-term ways to relieve their sometimes severe pain and fitness. Watch this to learn more about how these women with RA used anti-inflammatories and steroids to relieve symptoms.
Transcript: Once you are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, you and your doctor can begin to put together a plan...
Once you are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, you and your doctor can begin to put together a plan that will provide you with relief from your symptoms-both immediately and for the long term. The INITIAL goal of RA treatment is to reduce inflammation, minimize your pain and other symptoms, and quickly improve your quality of life. It may take a while to find out what combination of medications and lifestyle habits works best for YOU in the long term, but easing your symptoms as soon as possible can provide huge relief. Early, aggressive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is the key to protecting your joints and preserving your quality of life. But whether you take anti-inflammatory medication, steroids, or other medications, you want to stay active, and participate in activities that do not damage your joints.More »
Last Modified: 2016-01-07 | Tags »
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