Ashira Blazer Contributor

Dr. Blazer is a rheumatologist and instructor in the department of medicine at NYU Langone Health.

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The Key Signs Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Is Working

… and why “feeling better” isn’t a good reason to skip your meds.

Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Understanding Your Options

These meds have changed the whole landscape of rheumatoid arthritis therapy.

Warm Water Is the Rheumatoid Arthritis Home Remedy You’re Not Using (But Should)

If you’re not already showering in the A.M., you’ll want to switch, stat.

These 6 Daily Habits Are Making Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares Worse

Bogged down by RA pain? These culprits may be to blame.

Coping with RA Flares: A Rheumatologist’s Tips to Feel Better

RA flares are inevitable, but these tips can help you feeling like yourself again.

This Little Mindset Shift Will Change Your Outlook on Rheumatoid Arthritis

“It’s OK to offload and delegate, and let other people take care of you.”

Why Does RA Cause Joint Pain in the Morning? Plus, 5 Ways to Deal With It

Pain first thing in the morning is a tough way to start your day, but you can make it better.

7 Textbook Signs Your Joint Pain is Rheumatoid Arthritis

Here’s what sets RA apart from other causes of joint stiffness.

What Exactly Is Rheumatoid Arthritis? A Rheumatologist Explains

RA isn’t what you normally think of when you hear “arthritis.”

Could You Have RA? How Doctors Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis

Here are the tests and exams doctors use to see if your achy joints are actually RA.