Autoimmune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are complicated, chronic illnesses that can't be fixed with one simple pill or doctor's visit. The way you feel can change so suddenly, and it’s up to you to stay on top of your body’s needs and feelings. Flare-ups always happen at the most inconvenient times, as days of wellness become more meaningful than all the success and wealth in the world.
After living with RA for over 15 years, one of the biggest things I've learned is how to communicate with my body. I now know how to "feed" it with exactly what it needs—whether that be the right food, supplements, or even soothing affirmations. Along the way, I found a few natural remedies that drastically improved my quality of life living with RA: