Can rheumatoid arthritis run in families?

Answer On One Hand: The Disease Can Run In FamiliesAccording to John Hopkins Medicine, rheumatoid arthritis can run in a family. A specific genetic marker, HLA-DR4, is found in approximately two-thirds of... Read More »

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What is rheumatoid arthritis?

(m)Rheumatoid arthritis (often called RA) is a chronic (long-standing) disease that damages the joints of the body. The damage is caused by inflammation, a normal response by the body’s immune sy... Read More »

I think my mom has Rheumatoid Arthritis.. However..?

Here is a link to a site that will help you far more than someones advice,, there are videos, tools that will help her,,, it's the national institute of health Read More »

Tai Chi for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Tai Chi is a form of exercise, which originated as a martial art in China. It is a gentle form of physical activity, which can be performed at any age. Rheumatoid arthritis is chronic inflammatory ... Read More »

Rheumatoid arthritis?

I'm sorry to hear that!! Here's some info for you:Pharmacological treatment of RA can be divided into disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), anti-inflammatory agents and analgesics [6]. D... Read More »