Hike to Better Health with Nordic Walking

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Your walking routine may be difficult when you have arthritis of the hips, knees, ankles, or feet. But Nordic walking with trekking poles can help take the pressure off your legs and get you moving.

5 Tricky Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis

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The symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis can be far ranging and sometimes seem totally unrelated. This guide discusses 5 of the most unusual symptoms.

Do My Genes Put Me at Risk for Arthritis?

Genes
Find out what experts know about the role genetics play in arthritis risk—and what you can do to lower yours.

Gout Attacks Strike Mostly at Night

Gout attacks commonly strike in the middle of the night or early in the morning.
A new study confirms what many people with gout have experienced: that attacks are much more likely at night.

7 Tips to Help You Steer Clear of Soda

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Not only does soda raise your risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, but new research suggests it can affect risk for rheumatoid arthritis. Learn what steps you can take to avoid soda.

How Rheumatoid Arthritis Triggers Chronic Fatigue

Fatigue
Chronic fatigue is a serious and debilitating condition, and it's often found among those with rheumatoid arthritis. Experts don't entirely understand the relationship between the two, but they have some ideas how they're connected.

Why Do My Knees Pop?

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When you stand up, why does your knee sometimes pop? Learn what causes knee popping and how it's related to arthritis.

Ron's Story: My Double Hip Replacement

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Our sister site Spine-health.com's Forums moderator, Ron, shared with us his experiences undergoing two hip replacement surgeries.

Is Your Medication Raising Your Risk for Shingles?

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If you take medications for your rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, some of them may be raising your risk for shingles. Luckily, there's something you can do cut this risk.

5 Alternative Treatments for Osteoarthritis

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Medication and physical therapy aren't the only treatment options available for osteoarthritis. Learn about 5 ways you can potentially relieve your osteoarthritis pain.

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