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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Let's Talk About Rheumatoid Arthritis

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on rheumatoid arthritis causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with RA easier.

    Our Pro PanelRheumatoid Arthritis

    We went to some of the nation’s top RA experts to bring you the most scientific and up-to-date information possible. Look who’s on your side:

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    Stuart D. Kaplan, M.D.Chief of Rheumatology

    South Nassau Communities Hospital
    Oceanside, NY
    Carlos Sesin MD headshot

    Carlos Sesin, M.D.Chief of Rheumatology

    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Miami Beach, FL
    Karina M. Torralba headshot

    Karina M. Torralba, M.D.Chief of Rheumatology

    Loma Linda University Health
    Loma Linda, California
    Statistics on rheumatoid arthritis, age of RA diagnosis, percentage of RA patients who are women, number of Americans with RA, percentage of people with RA who have heart disease, percentage of RA patients who go into remissions within one year
    Nikki Cagle
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    Common rheumatoid arthritis treatments, nasaids, dmards, biologics, steroids
    Nikki Cagle
    Self-care tips for rheumatoid arthritis, oxygen mask theory, relax, have fun, rest, say no
    Nikki Cagle

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    Ayren Jackson-Cannady

    Ayren Jackson-Cannady is a senior editor for HealthCentral.