Connection Between Stress and Arthritis

Connection Between Stress and Arthritis

You already know that living with arthritis poses daily challenges, including increased stress. However, this stress can also make your arthritis worse. Stress results in increased perception of pain, increased joint inflammation, and lower mood. That is why it is so important for people, who have arthritis, to manage their stress levels. In what follows are tips to help you reduce your stress levels: 1. Ensure you spend quality, fun time with family and friends – Although you may not feel like visiting with others, this is good for you as it helps you forget about the pain and challenges...

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