What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Anna Scanlon
Anna Scanlon
July 4, 2018
The answer to the question, "What causes rheumatoid arthritis?" isn't exactly straightforward. There are many contributing factors at play.

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If you're looking for a simple approach to help manage your RA symptoms, then the easiest way to do so is by eating better.
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Stay Pain Free With These Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet Tips

RA is a difficult disease to manage, but with the right rheumatoid arthritis diet you can ease your symptoms and start feeling better.
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Foods to Avoid with Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you may be able to lessen symptoms without increasing your medication. Learn how your diet can affect RA.
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Using Herbs for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Herbs for rheumatoid arthritis can be used in many ways to relieve symptoms, whether used in conjunction with or instead of conventional treatments. 
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Are Nightshade Vegetables Really Bad?

Nightshade vegetables often get a bad rap if you have RA or lupus. In fact, according to doctors, it is one of the only foods that they suggest avoiding.
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Natural Supplements to Ease Arthritis Pain

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis can take a number of supplements to help reduce disease activity and pain.
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Rheumatoid arthritis and meal preparation: Consider these tips for diet and meal prep when you have RA.
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When you have rheumatoid arthritis, it’s important to eat well. Here are a few healthy salad recipes for RA to help get you started.
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Top Smoothie Ingredients to Help Reduce RA Pain

The food we consume has a direct impact on our bodies. Start drinking smoothies for rheumatoid arthritis that are full of great, fresh ingredients.
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Include These Foods in Your RA Diet

Does food for rheumatoid arthritis really affect symptoms? Without a doubt! Be sure to include these ingredients in your meal planning.
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