10 Health Risks Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis


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More than RA

by Amanda Gardner

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), be on the lookout for other health problems associated with the autoimmune disorder.

They may be caused by RA-related inflammation or RA treatments, or they may occur at higher rates for unknown reasons.

Regardless of the cause, most related conditions can be prevented or treated. Although it’s challenging to cope with the pain and fatigue of RA—much less other health problems—it makes sense to keep an eye out for the signs and symptoms of these conditions.

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