Mental and Emotional Impact of RA
Those who live with chronic conditions like RA are not new to discussing the various physical aspects of the condition and how it impacts their day to day. But how often do you discuss the emotional implications and mental repercussions of living with your medical care team, your family, and your friends?
This month we are dicussing the emotional and mental impact of RA. Find ways to be part of the discussion and find others for support and information.
Do you think RA has an impact on emotional and mental aspects of one’s life?
How do you discuss the emotional aspects of your life with RA to others? Join the conversation:
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Do you have a question about your RA?
Share your RA story?
Read some articles here: Opening the Curtain on Fear
By Nan Hart
It took me a long time to name it and understand why it so insidiously insinuated my every waking moment. To get to that we need to understand how fear works in our minds...
It’s Not Just All in Your Head – The Impact of RA on Mental Functioning
By Andrew Lumpe
For many with RA, mood changes associated with RA are more difficult to cope with than the physical symptoms...READ MORE
On a scale of 1(low) to 5(high), how difficult is it for you to talk about having RA?