Arthritis

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"Be mindful of judging people when you can’t see anything going on."
Queen Anne might have struggled, but you don't have to.
My advice, if you have a long-term condition like me, is to be upfront about it.
I have come to terms with the fact that my rheumatoid arthritis means I cannot do everything. I have learnt to cherish the times with friends and family and forgive myself for the times I do not feel up to it.
It's time to improve the quality of life for the millions of people living with arthritis.
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Strangely it's the chronic tiredness due to fibromyalgia that gets me down the most. Whether you've heard of it or acknowledge it as a genuine condition is up to you. To be honest I hadn't heard of it until the doctors started banding the term about. If I could sum up the fatigue simply, it'd be in a remake of the Funny Bones book: under a dark dark duvet, lay a tired tired mummy.
Arthritis is a condition that causes stiffness and swelling in the joints. One in six of us have arthritis and one in five will consult a GP about a musculoskeletal problem each year. It is the leading cause of pain and disability in the UK.
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Arthritis is one of the biggest public health issues facing the UK. Yet it is all too often passed off as being an inevitable or even an acceptable part of getting older. This perception is wrong, completely underestimates the condition and means that people with arthritis do not get the support and help they need to live well.
RA is a painful condition affecting 400,000 people in the UK.
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