Arthritis Discussions — Ask The Patient Advocate

Lana Ask the patient advocate about managing medication side effects As you know most medications cause some pretty unpleasant side effects. For the majority of us, side effects generally…
By Lana Latest Activity September 18, 2015 at 7:43 am Replies 2
Lana Ask the patient advocate about finding a new doctor to treat your arthritis I am sure that many of you have come across the issue of having to find a new doctor to…
By Lana Latest Activity August 6, 2013 at 1:01 am Replies 5 Likes 2
Lana Ask the patient advocate about finding gratitude despite living with arthritis pain I recently prepared an article after coming across a post where the author shared his gratitude about living with…
By Lana Latest Activity July 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm Replies 2 Likes 1
Lana Ask the patient advocate about managing fatigue Living with arthritis, you know all too well about fatigue. Fatigue happens for a variety of reasons making it…
By Lana Latest Activity July 6, 2013 at 5:36 pm Replies 6 Likes 4
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate about Communicating Your Health Needs One of things that most of us struggle with in our romantic relationships, our friendships, and even with family…
By Lana Latest Activity June 3, 2013 at 10:44 am Likes 1
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate about Vitamin D and its Effect on Arthritis Pain If you are not getting enough Vitamin D in your diet, it is possible that you may have worsening pain.
By Lana Latest Activity January 30, 2015 at 11:46 am Replies 28 Likes 6
Lana Ask the patient advocate about arthritis and having a social life Having arthritis can affect your social life in my many ways. For example, physical activities become difficult so you…
By Lana Latest Activity April 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm Likes 1
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate about Depression and Arthritis Pain It is not unusual for people with arthritis pain to feel depressed at times. Stress and depression that is…
By Lana Latest Activity April 2, 2013 at 10:41 am Likes 4
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate About Managing Arthritis Pain Dealing with arthritis pain can be the hardest part about having arthritis or other related condition. The good news is…
By Lana Latest Activity May 31, 2013 at 1:50 am Replies 11
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate About Cleaning and Housework with Arthritis Just like the next person, people with arthritis care about appearance especially when it comes to how their homes look.
By Lana Latest Activity March 30, 2013 at 10:02 pm Replies 6 Likes 2
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate About Arthritis Assistive Devices Arthritis pain is the first thing that patients realize they must deal with. The pain can make daily activities difficult…
By Lana Latest Activity March 26, 2013 at 7:34 pm Replies 5 Likes 4
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate about Acceptance of Chronic Illness Accepting that you are chronically ill does not mean that you are giving up. It means that you are willing…
By Lana Latest Activity March 10, 2013 at 6:44 pm Replies 2 Likes 3
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate About Managing Arthritis in the Workplace More and more arthritis patients are continuing to stay on the job due to advancements in treatment. As you continue…
By Lana Latest Activity February 21, 2013 at 6:34 pm Replies 6 Likes 4
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate About Pain Management Specialists A pain management doctor can offer options to help you to function if you are living with chronic pain. The…
By Lana Latest Activity October 15, 2017 at 5:04 am Replies 23 Likes 4
Lana Ask the Patient Advocate about Getting Better Sleep With Arthritis Poor quality of sleep for arthritis patients is just as bad as dealing joint pain and stiffness. Sleep disruption…
By Lana Latest Activity April 23, 2013 at 12:03 pm Replies 43 Likes 6
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