Chronic arthritis

Being well rested is critical when you have fibromyalgia, but chronic arthritis often goes hand-in-hand with the condition. Here’s how to get the sleep you need. Acknowledge your limits and listen to your body, and there should be no reason you can’t maintain an exercise routine.

Is this botanical substance a dietary supplement — or is it an addictive drug? After pushing herself physically, and paying for it with psoriatic arthritis pain, the author vows to go easy on herself in the new year. Having fibromyalgia doesn’t mean you shouldn’t travel. Just make sure to prepare so you’ll have the best experience possible.

Here’s what you can do to make yourself feel better when a fibro flare-up hits. Exercises that strengthen the muscles around your joints to help reduce pain. If you live with chronic pain, you know that stigma and disbelief can impact you. But speaking about it openly can help.

How Can You Ease Hand Pain for the Holidays? Cold weather, rolling cookie dough, and wrapping gifts could all add to extra hand pain this holiday season. Planning for pain and using heat and cold to control it can help. Whether it’s dull, sharp, burning or a pressure that could only be described as having a boa constrictor squeezing one of your joints, chronic arthritis pain is all too common. For the approximately 50 million Americans with some form of arthritis or a related disease, pain is a wily and persistent nemesis. Can Vegan or Vegetarian Diets Help Reduce Arthritis Inflammation? Dairy: Arthritis Friend or Foe?