Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Anemia

Rheumatoid arthritis and anemia are commonly associated. Anemia of chronic disease, iron deficiency anemia, and other forms of anemia can all be seen with RA. Anemia of chronic disease, sometimes referred to as anemia of inflammation, is a common...

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Where to Find a Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group

Over 200,000 people are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis each year. Here’s how to find a support group and connect with others living with RA. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects the joints in the body....

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How to Talk About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Use Verywell Health's Healthy Conversation Coach to simulate a respectful discussion with a loved one about living with rheumatoid arthritis. Reviewed by a board-certified psychiatrist from our medical review board. Our Conversation Coach Can...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Women Differently Than Men

Rheumatoid arthritis tends to affect more women than men and women usually have a more painful RA experience. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. More women have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than do men. Prevalence studies from all over the world...

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An Overview of GI Problems In Rheumatoid Arthritis

People with rheumatoid arthritis often struggle with numerous digestive system issues. Learn why and what you can do about this. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause gastrointestinal (GI) problems. A study reported in the Journal of Rheumatology...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting joints and more. Reviewed by a board-certified rheumatologist.

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Medications to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Most people with rheumatoid arthritis use medications to manage their disease. This includes NSAIDs, DMARDs, biologics, steroids, and JAK inhibitors. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is chronic type of arthritis resulting in pain and swelling. RA is a...

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