Arthritis Articles

How To Find The Right Mattress For Your Arthritis

How To Find The Right Mattress For Your Arthritis

If you struggle with arthritis, chances are you've been to plenty of mattress stores to find the perfect mattress for a better night's sleep. While you will find plenty of advice on choosing the right mattress when you have arthritis, you probably still have questions....

Supporting A Spouse With Psoriatic Arthritis

Supporting A Spouse With Psoriatic Arthritis

In February of 2008, my husband, David, was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis. We'd never heard of Psoriatic Arthritis until that day. I didn't even know how to pronounce it....

4 Ways To Help Loved Ones Cope With Your Illness

4 Ways To Help Loved Ones Cope With Your Illness

We all go through many stages when we are first diagnosed with a chronic illness. My diagnosis was Rheumatoid Arthritis. To some a diagnosis may be a relief after months and years of suffering....

Autoimmune Disease:  What Are They And Do I Have One?

Autoimmune Disease: What Are They And Do I Have One?

In a person with an autoimmune disease, the immune response is "disordered" and cannot tell the difference between foreign cells and body cells. The it produces immunological cells that attack its own cells instead of invaders. These defective antibodies attack the body's cells to such an extent that damage occurs to the body's tissues....