Patients with rheumatoid arthritis can suffer immense pain, swelling, stiffness of the joints and fatigue. Once the disease sets in it can involve many joints, be more persistent and cause more disability. Although the cause of rheumatoid arthritis is unknown, experts believe no single reason is responsible and researchers are currently looking at gender and genetics. Rheumatoid arthritis can be a debilitating, crippling disease if not treated, but there is good news. There are new life-changing treatments available to patients today than ever before. Today’s new medications, are giving advanced patients a higher level of treatment, ultimately improving their quality of life. In this program we’ll hear from patients who’ve been struggling with pain and fatigue for more than ten years and now have real hope for the future. (607)
Combining poignant storytelling with scientific rationale, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind explores the latest progress in health and wellness issues, through personal stories and medical breakthroughs that are redefining health care treatment.
In addition to compelling stories, you'll get advice from top experts in the fields of health and wellness and hear about the latest technological advancements that will bring you right to the cutting edge of medicine.
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