Thursday, July 10, 2014

Am I At Risk?

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Risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis include age, gender and genetics. Onset typically occurs between 20 to 45 years of age, and women are more likely to have RA than men.  Certain genes may be inherited that make people susceptible to RA, however, a family history alone does not appear to increase a person's risk.

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There is a lot of buzz every year about "The Flu Shot." The debate rages every fall, "should I or should I not get the vaccine?" There are more opinions than you could shake a stick at, but I would like to focus on just a couple of the ones I hear all the time, and talk about the risks and benefits of the vaccines to those of us with RA, or if you…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, answered it's it worth being tested for RA or… I've already left the reply on your SharePost, but will pop in here, as…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Living with a permenantly swollen foot… I'm so sorry you're having such a rough time finding help with this…

12/10/13

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on MILY, INDIA What you're describing sounds very much like your RA is flaring. It's important to treat RA to prevent…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Progressive Multifocal… Thanks for tackling this important topic, Lisa. It's crucial to raise awareness about…

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