ra books to read

  Life Disrupted: Getting Real About Chronic Illness in Your Twenties and Thirties Laurie Edwards (Author) From Booklist One’s twenties and thirties are a time for training, launching careers, starting families. For 27-year-old Edwards, there is also the matter of the genetic respiratory disease she suffers. In addition to having 1 of only 1,000 documented [...]

Filed Under: Books, Books on Coping or Healing

  Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease: Keep Working, Girlfriend! Rosalind Joffe (Author), Joan Friedlander (Author), L.G. Mansfield (Editor) Review "The authors use first-person accounts to illustrate their advice on coping simultaneously with symptoms and the challenges of the workplace; developing a financial plan; communicating with coworkers, employers, and loved ones; building a support team; and [...]

Filed Under: Books, Books on Coping or Healing

  Yoga for Arthritis: The Complete Guide Loren Fishman (Author), Ellen Saltonstall (Author) Product Description A comprehensive, user-friendly medical yoga program designed for management and prevention of arthritis. Arthritis restricts movement; yoga increases range of motion: these two were made for each other. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in this country, limiting everyday [...]

Filed Under: Books, RA & Fitness How to Eat Away Arthritis: Gain Relief from the Pain and Discomfort of Arthritis Through Nature's Remedies Laurie M. Aesoph (Author) From Library Journal Numerous diet books are available for arthritics, but this appears to be one of the best and most comprehensive. Aesoph, a naturopathic physician and medical writer who has written [...]

Filed Under: Books, Books on Nutrition, RA & Diet

[Book] Yoga In Bed

  Yoga In Bed Edward Vilga (Author) Review "For those newbies ... struggling to find the time to work out at all." -- Time Out Chicago, May 2005 "Mixing gentler stretches with coordinated breathing techniques and a few guided meditations, an easy-to-follow and adaptable routine for yogaphobes." -- Staten Island Advance, June 2005 same day [...]

Filed Under: Books, RA & Fitness

  Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) Tammi L. Shlotzhauer (Author), James L. McGuire (Author), Carol M. Ziminski (Foreword) Review Invaluable in the care of the rheumatoid arthritis patients by providing a bridge between the available information and its application. (Doody's Book Review Service 2003) This is a detailed guide for patients [...]

Filed Under: Books, Books on Rheumatoid Arthritis