Frosty temperatures, icy sidewalks and holiday stress can be even more challenging when you’re dealing with rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Read on for expert advice on avoiding arthritis pain and stiffness throughout the winter…For many RA(rheumatoid arthritis) patients, pain, swelling, stiffness, fatigue and other common rheumatoid arthritis symptoms are harder to control during the winter.
Some people feel more joint pain, for example, when the weather turns cold and damp.Others struggle with self-care. Cold weather and short days make it harder to get outside to exercise. There’s also the added stress of not getting enough rest during the holidays.Fortunately, with expert advice, you can handle whatever the season throws at you. Here are solutions to 7 common wintertime problems for people with RA(rheumatoid arthritis).