What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you are on this website, you either have Rheumatoid Arthritis, think you may have Rheumatoid Arthritis, or someone close to you does.  So...

DMARD choices – Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

There are many medications prescribed for Rheumatoid Arthritis.  No two cases are exactly the same, and the treatment approach will depend on the severity...

Corticosteroids / Prednisone – Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Corticosteroids like prednisone have powerful anti-inflammatory effects.  In the 1950s, when they were first introduced as a treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) they were...

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Why didn’t my rheumatologist apply for Xeljanz?

That is the question. Turns out I don’t mind, because my research tells me that Xeljanz raises blood pressure in pretty much everyone.  And...

Rheumatoid Arthritis after ten weeks of Enbrel

I saw my rheumatologist yesterday.  I have to preface this post with this:  I do love my rheumy.  She is excellent.  She is intelligent,...

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