Rheumatoid Arthritis Quiz

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that affects 1.5 million Americans. It has no cure, but it can be controlled by a range of treatments. Learn more about RA by taking this quiz. It's based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

1. One characteristic of RA is that it usually affects the same joints on both sides of the body. If one hand is involved, the other one is, too.

What Does Arthritis Feel Like? 

What does arthritis feel like? On a scale of 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest, a number of people rate their pain at 7 or higher.

Natural Remedies for Arthritis 

It may sound like a contradiction, but exercise and weight loss top the list of the best natural remedies for arthritis pain. Learn more.

A “Special Soul” 

#IGiveBeyond: Autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis tend to travel in packs. What Jillian Reid taught her father about inner strength.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms 

Sadness, extreme fatigue, and coughing are common rheumatoid arthritis symptoms that could indicate complications requiring medical care. Learn more.

Foods That Cause Inflammation 

You may have heard that inflammation is at the root of many ailments. To help minimize its effects, avoid foods that cause inflammation.

Why Does My Knee Hurt? 

There are many situations when you’ll find yourself scratching your head, wondering “Why does my knee hurt?” But, often pain is not a sign of a serious problem.