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Rheumatoid ArthritisRisk Factors

Risk Factors for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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What are risk factors?


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Age


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Genetics


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Being female


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Smoking


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Obesity


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Being diagnosed with osteoporosis


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No live births


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Exposure to smoke in childhood


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Living in poverty


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Decreasing risk factors


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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.