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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Can Xeljanz Help Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Xeljanz is the latest treatment available for managing RA and it is growing increasingly popular. Learn more about Xeljanz for RA.
30 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on June 12, 2018
turmeric for rheumatoid arthritis

Can Turmeric Help Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation?

Some research studies show that using turmeric for rheumatoid arthritis may help reduce inflammation and the negative effects of free radicals in the body.
151 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on May 15, 2018
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The Link Between Sleep Quality and RA Symptoms

One third of RA patients have trouble sleeping. Here are some tips to help you sleep better with RA to help ease symptoms.
407 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on January 10, 2018
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Can Early Treatment for RA Minimize Joint Damage?

Early treatment for RA is aimed at reducing inflammation to the joints, relieving pain, minimizing any disability caused by pain, joint damage or deformity.
52 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on January 2, 2018
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How to Find the Right Rheumatologist for You

Are you looking for a rheumatologist or a new one? Debbie offers her advice on how you can find the right rheumatologist for you and more.
62 found this helpful by Debbie Cyza Duncan on October 5, 2017
Video Best and Worst RA Medications

The Best and Worst RA Medications

Yulanda shares her experiences of the best and worst medications or treatments that she has tried for her rheumatoid arthritis so far.
71 found this helpful by Yulanda Sabrina on July 28, 2017
Natural Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Holistic Approach to RA Treatment Could Bring Better Relief

Natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, including mind/body practices and supplements, can bring relief when combined with conventional treatment.
241 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 22, 2017
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications and Their Side Effects

There are five drug classes typically used as rheumatoid arthritis medications. Although they can be used separately, they are most helpful together.
198 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta and Krystina Ostermeyer on January 24, 2017
Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Non-Medicinal Remedies for RA Management

There are many ways you can help keep RA symptoms in check without meds, like these natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis.
87 found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on August 2, 2016
Art Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Art Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Set your eyes on a treatment that improves your health on multiple levels. There is no better way than to be creative with art therapy for RA.
175 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on August 4, 2015
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