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8 Facts About Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

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Mitchell Hollander

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Doğukan Şahin

Both cause fatigue


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The pain of RA feels different than FM


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Rex Pickar

The coping mechanisms are different


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Markus Spiske

RA and FM have a connection


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Both can be difficult to diagnose


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Both are misunderstood


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There are three FDA-approved drugs for FM


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Aziz Acharki

The prognosis for people with RA has changed