5 Tips for Coping with Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-ups

Get tips on how to control rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare-ups—when your RA symptoms temporarily intensify. This slideshow provides you with 5 ways to help you cope with RA flare-ups.

Coping with RA Flare-ups

Coping with RA Flare-ups
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If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you know that all too-familiar feeling: extremely stiff, swollen joints, tremendous fatigue—basically a time when your symptoms get temporarily worse. This magnification of symptoms is called a flare-up, or flare.

These flares can happen to anyone with RA—even when your RA is well-controlled. In this slideshow, we show you what to do to deal with RA flare-ups.

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Updated on: 12/10/12