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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Touching and smelling indoor plants has been proven to reduce physiological and psychological stress.
This is good news for rheumatoid patients, who are twice as likely to suffer from depression and / or anxiety that the general population.
We have bad news for you.
Sugary foods can increase rheumatoid pain.
So how can you - realistically - reduce your sugar intake?
A 2015 study found that people with rheumatoid disease missed nearly 14 workdays each year - compared to 10 in the general population.
People with rheumatoid disease (aka rheumatoid arthritis) face additional professional challenges.