Rheumatoid Arthritis

Side Effects of Methotrexate For RA

What Are the Side Effects of Methotrexate For RA?

Over the last quarter of a century, doctors and scientists have been working to find a way to effectively treat the devastating and life-altering symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Methotrexate (also known as its abbreviated form, MTX) is one of the most popularly prescribed pharmaceuticals for RA and has been […]

signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

What are the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Signs and Symptoms Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is a disorder of the immune system, which means that the bodily system meant to fight infections and toxins turns on the body itself. In RA, the patient’s immune system attacks and damages the synovial joints. These are joints in the body […]

How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect Pregnancy

How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect Pregnancy?

If you have rheumatoid arthritis and are planning to start a family, you may be wondering how RA will affect you and your baby during pregnancy. Since about 1.5 million people in the U.S. have this chronic inflammatory condition and it affects women nearly three times as frequently as men, […]

best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

What is the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?

When you have a medical condition, you may be overwhelmed by all of the possible treatments to ease your pain and symptoms. Which option will you choose? The truth is that it is always your physician who can help guide you to the right choice. However, even with their counsel, […]