Category Archives: rheumatoid arthritis

New Company Links Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With Trials

Costs Go Up. Treatment Goes Down. The cost of new medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is again going up, and pricing many patients out of their medicine. If you have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis, and have taken methotrexate but … Continue reading

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What is Enbrel?

Enbrel is an injectible medication used to treat several forms of arthritis and psoriasis. It was first approved in 1998. According to the manufacturer’s website, it is currently FDA approved to treat these conditions: Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) … Continue reading

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It’s Poor Medical Care If The Doctor Isn’t Asking These 8 Questions.

(Print this out, fill it in before your appointment.) Where is your pain? When did it start? How bad is it? What kind of pain is it? (sharp, dull, aching, burning etc.) How often do you feel the pain? (is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You About Your Pain.

5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You About Your Pain. Organize your symptoms to make it easy for them to categorize pain in the way they learned to diagnose your condition. Write down the following (and provide … Continue reading

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Screen Yourself for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is your hand pain from Rheumatoid Arthritis? You can check for the possibility that you might have rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Usually one or more finger knuckle joints is swollen. This swelling may be in the middle or large knuckles of your hands … Continue reading

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