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Style solutions for thinning hair

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Style solutions for thinning hair

For those of us with rheumatoid disease, washing and styling our hair can be tricky due to joint pain. 

An even bigger hair styling obstacle can be hair loss. It's a rare but troubling rheumatoid side-effect, that is not spoken about often but can cause significant distress. 

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What is the link between rheumatoid disease and depression?

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What is the link between rheumatoid disease and depression?

Living with rheumatoid disease (aka rheumatoid arthritis) can be tough.

It is not surprising that people with rheumatoid disease are at least twice as likely to suffer from depression than healthy people.

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Rheumatoid v osteoarthritis - a handy infographic

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Rheumatoid v osteoarthritis - a handy infographic

Arthritis means 'swollen joints'. There are over 100 types of arthritis.

Rheumatoid disease and osteoarthritis are often confused for one another. We compare the two most common types of arthritis in the infographic below. 

Feel free to share it with friends and family to help them understand the differences.

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What is rheumatoid disease?

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What is rheumatoid disease?

Rheumatoid Disease, also known as Rheumatoid Arthritis, is a systemic autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the body.

The most common symptom is swollen painful joints. Some patients describe rheumatoid pain as like joints 'being on fire' or 'pulled apart'.

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How to travel with rheumatoid pills and injections

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How to travel with rheumatoid pills and injections

Traveling with rheumatoid meds is all about good preparation. Running out of meds half-way through your vacation is a good way to ruin it. Read on for our tips.

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