My top 7 tips for those newly diagnosed with arthritis

Any new diagnosis requires a period of adjustment, time to come to terms with the implications and a good support network around you – however, arthritis is particularly challenging. The chances are it’s a condition you have to manage for the rest of your life, dealing with pain along with potential mobility issues and any…

It’s ok to be not ok

It’s a tough time of year for a lot of people behind all the celebrations and cheer. Family and financial pressures can be at their highest point of the year and if you are struggling with low mood, depression or anxiety the thought alone of all the social commitments, gatherings, work do’s and getting the…

My Top 5 personal tips to minimising Arthritis flares

Somebody recently asked me what triggers my condition and what do I do to stay fit and active. Although a lot of the paths our chronic diseases take are beyond our control, it did make me think about those little things we all do to try and avoid additional issues or spikes in symptoms. Therefore,…

Looking for users of CBD Oil and research sources

CBD Oil is probably one of the most talked about treatments by patients in arthritis and rheumatology circles right now. Its everywhere and even trusted high street brands such as Holland and Barrett are selling it. However, I personally have no experience of it. For no obvious reason other than I probably put it in…