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On the left an Indian woman in a pink dress and white scarf who was over weight and on the right a trimmer version woman in a white and yellow top and black pants

I Walk with Hand-Weights to Lose Weight and Build Health

Kavita Behl, 53, who was diagnosed with high levels of uric acid causing excruciating pain and swelling in her feet,...
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Slowing Down to Speed Up Wellbeing

Kajal* had been active and careful about her lifestyle. When she experienced weight loss and started having knee pain...
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Each Appearance Of An Oral Ulcer Gives Me A Panic Attack

MHR, as she prefers to be referred to as, has been battling Behcet’s Syndrome, a rare auto-immune disease for the last...
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I Should Have Gone For A Second Opinion

Gita Kantawala, 72 from Mumbai had a complete knee replacement of left knee preceded by arthroscopy due to a meniscus...

Don’t Let Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain and Disability Consume You

Vidya, a long-standing patient of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) narrates her experience with specialized medications,...

No Matter What The Illness, Never Let Your Spirit Die

There is a lot to learn from the life story of Jacqueline Colaco, 68, a National Hockey Champion and highly successful...

Some days I am too Weak to even Squeeze Out Toothpaste

How does one smile and be cheerful when one wakes up with severely stiff joints and incredible pain? In the conclusion...

Can you live a Normal Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Lakshmi Menon, 63, talks about how she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and her continuous struggle to...

My Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Started at 18

Vonita Singh, who conducts therapeutic dance classes Movement Mantra in Dubai, is herself a patient of Rheumatoid...

Starting a Family With Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I was first diagnosed with RA, I remember reading an article that said “sometimes having arthritis means...

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