Having support is an important factor in our journey with rheumatoid arthritis but we still find there is a big lack of understanding, so that brings about less support for some of us. Having support can help us in so many ways. It is wonderful to have someone who you can turn to when you need to talk, or you just want to cry or even vent too. Without having this type of support we find ourselves slipping into depression.
Feeling isolated, lonely and afraid is never a good place to be. It is vital for us to find support with family, friends, blogs or support groups. The main thing is finding some type of support because this can definitely help to keep down the stress and depression which can have a negative effect on us. It can surely cause us to have flares and this can set us back in our fight to live better with this disease. Continue reading “RA – Mending The Gap Between Lonliness and Support While Fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis”