If you are feeling the pain and burn that comes with rheumatoid arthritis, then you may feel very alone and like you are out of options. The fact is, you are never out of options when it comes to pain management, there are always a number of treatment methods to choose, and lifestyle factors to consider. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that needs medical assistance, and a wide support system. If you are newly diagnosed, or just understanding the limitations to your condition, here we will help you learn how to manage your chronic pain more effectively. This way, you don’t have to feel disabled with rheumatoid arthritis, you can still live the full life you’ve always had. Rheumatoid arthritis is a degenerative autoimmune condition that effects tissues and systems at the bones and joint level. This disease occurs when your own immune system begins to attack the lining around your joint areas. When this happens, your joints will experience inflammation, and the areas become quite painful and tender. Recent research suggests that women tend to get this disease more than men, but rheumatoid arthritis does not discriminate by gender or age. Anyone at any time can get this disease, and it can be incredibly painful.
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