Category | Mental Health

Is There Such Thing as an Arthritis Personality?

Posted on 19 March 2010

Since the early twentieth century, the debate has been on: are people with certain personality traits more likely to contract rheumatoid arthritis or does rheumatoid arthritis induce certain personality traits? The answer may be more complicated than you think… Rheumatoid arthritis is a maddening disease. Despite all of the exciting breakthroughs in the field of […]

Tags: ,

Depression Busters!

Posted on 18 February 2010

Unfortunately, depression and rheumatoid arthritis seem to go hand-in-hand. Loss of independence, financial troubles, changing relationships and—of course—pain, are all factors that contribute to our tendency to become depressed. But there is a difference in clinical depression and being in an “inflammation funk”. Read on for tips to make you feel better… Generally speaking, we […]

Tags: , , , , , ,