Manage Your Rheumatoid Arthritis With These Self-Care Tips

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Your community support doesn’t have to come from Facebook or people in your immediate circle. Look for rheumatoid arthritis support groups in your area, or check out the Arthritis Foundation’s virtual social and support groups for people with rheumatoid arthritis.

Be kind to yourself.

Living with a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis can be a total grab bag of unknowns. “One aspect of living with a chronic illness that I am having a hard time adjusting to is that I never know how I am going to feel on any given day,” Katy says. “Some days are better than others, and I am able to accomplish a lot, and other days just doing the bare minimum is very difficult.” The disease is unpredictable, and it’s absolutely necessary to practice self-compassion. “Give yourself grace, and learn to accept that some…



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