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Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare Triggers

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Man on the couch has joint pain from a rheumatoid arthritis flare.
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What an intense rheumatoid arthritis flare feels like.
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What is a flare?


Warning sign for an RA trigger.
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What is a trigger?


Stressed man triggering an RA flare.
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Stress


Man talking to his surgeon before surgery.
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Trauma


Woman kissing her newborn baby.
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Pregnancy


Woman experiencing RA flares caused by her cold.
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Infection


Selection of foods.
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Food


Man playing with his son could trigger a rheumatoid arthritis flare.
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Activity


Woman doing water aerobics to ease her symptoms of RA.
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Exercise


Barometric pressure affects those with RA.
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Weather


Woman cuddling a teddy bear for comfort.
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Coping with a flare


Woman discussing her rheumatoid arthritis flares with her doctor.
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When to contact your doctor


Man talking to his doctor about treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
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The best way to control flares