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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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 »

Can rheumatoid arthritis be cured?

There is no cure at present for RA or for juvenile RA Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic auto immune disease and we don't at this point in time understand the cause of it. There are medicines that ... Read More »

Can children get rheumatoid arthritis?

Unfortunately yes a person can have Rheumatoid arthritis, RA at any age. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) is the most common form of arthritis found in children. It can present as a mild conditi... Read More »