Learn How To Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Learn How To Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Take Care of Your Teeth 

Gum disease may cause your RA to progress faster than if you didn’t have gum disease. It can lead to greater bone and cartilage damage. Be sure to schedule regular dental exams, eat healthfully, and brush and floss every day.  How to brush teeth with painful hands? Talk to your dentist and therapist to make every day dental care easy.

Get Good Sleep 

Getting good sleep is much essential for RA condition as poor sleep and RA often go together. Pain makes it hard  sleep, and lack of sleep makes you more sensitive to pain. Tossing and turning can also set you up for depression and fatigue. Uncontrolled symptoms with anxiety make it hard for patients to sleep. To get good sleep-

  • Make sure you are taking your medicines as directed.
  • Avoid caffeine
  • Limit screen time before bed
  • Exercise during the day, be on move as much as possible
  • Drink relaxing and soothing herbal teas that suits your condition.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: May 22, 2024

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