About Positively Rheumatoid
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, you’re not alone. Positively Rheumatoid understands the daily struggles that come with living with this condition. From the challenges of getting dressed and taking care of your children to everyday activities, we know the battles you face. Our mission is to raise awareness about Rheumatoid Arthritis and other autoimmune diseases among younger individuals, as we work hard to provide support.
So, what exactly is Rheumatoid Arthritis? It’s one of several autoimmune diseases where the immune system mistakenly targets the body’s own tissues and substances. This leads to an immune response that attacks these tissues as if they were foreign invaders. Treatment for autoimmune diseases often involves powerful immune-suppressing medications, drugs, and physical therapy. Balancing rheumatologist appointments, treatment plans, and family responsibilities can be a real challenge. That’s why we aim to create an online community where you can learn helpful tips and tricks, while also finding humor in the absurdities of living with Rheumatoid Arthritis.