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Information About Rheumatoid Arthritis

We Have to Know about the Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • A chronic condition characterized by inflammation of the peripheral joints of the hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, hips, knees and feet, usually on both sides of the body, potentially resulting in damage

Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • An immune reaction against the body’s own synovial tissue (autoimmune reaction)
  • strong genetic predisposition
  • Smoking

 Do’s of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Quit smoking

Signs & Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Stiffness, pain, and tenderness in all inflamed joints
  • Morning stiffness lasting more than one hour.
  • Gradual onset in small joints

Medical advice for Rheumatoid Arthritis  

  • If you have got a case history of autoimmune disease.
  • Feeling tired, and have a poor appetite, generalized weakness and non-specific joint pains
  • You are on Associate in Nursing previous medicine (NSAID) drug for autoimmune disease and knowledge pain and discomfort in your abdomen, black stools or area unit projection blood

Risk factors of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Women are affected about two to three times more often than men
  • Strong genetic predisposition: four times the expected rate in first-degree relatives of people with the disease

Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Surgery
  • Medications

Self-care for Rheumatoid Arthritis  

  •  Exercise and physiotherapy

Investigations for Rheumatoid Arthritis

  •  Lab test
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