What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that is chronic, systemic, and affects about 1.5 million Americans.

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What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue?

Rheumatoid arthritis can make you feel weary, exhausted, and bone-tired, and you're not alone. Here's what we think causes fatigue with RA.

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Watch for These Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Morning stiffness and symmetrical joint pain are the most recognizable signs of rheumatoid arthritis, but not they're not the only symptoms.

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How to Get an Accurate Diagnosis of RA

With rheumatoid arthritis, early diagnosis and treatment are crucial. Here's how to find the right doctor and get an accurate diagnosis.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Puts Your Heart at Risk

Rheumatoid arthritis causes chronic inflammation that can affect more than your joints, including bodily organs like your heart.

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Conditions That Mimic RA

Having symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis? It may also be these conditions.

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Could You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the joints and causes pain, swelling, and joint deformities. Many illnesses mimic RA, so find out if your symptoms match rheumatoid arthritis. Remember, only your doctor can make the definiti...