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Family Planning and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Family Planning And Rheumatoid Arthritis

(ĐTĐ) – Although anyone can get rheumatoid arthritis, women with RA outnumber men by three to one. Many women with rheumatoid arthritis are diagnosed in their 20s and 30s, just when marriage and family start to take life’s center stage.   With pain, fatigue, and medication side effects to consider, there’s no question rheumatoid arthritis […]

The Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Causes Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

(ĐTĐ) – Osteoarthritis is the result of the wear and tear on joints. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, occurs when the immune system goes haywire and begins attacking joint linings. This chronic inflammatory condition also affects other tissue, but the joints are usually the most severely affected.   Here is what we know about […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Progression

Rheumatoid Arthritis Progression

(ĐTĐ) – Although there have been cases of remission without rheumatoid arthritis treatment, these are not common. So you’re right to be concerned. Most people with rheumatoid arthritis experience some progression of their disease during their lives.   But there are treatments that can help, and each person responds to the disease differently. What can […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

(ĐTĐ) – Arthritis is a general term that means inflammation in a joint. Joint inflammation is characterized by redness, warmth, swelling and pain within the joint.   Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of chronic arthritis that typically occurs in joints on both sides of the body (such as hands, wrists or knees). This symmetry helps […]

Eating to Keep Your Heart Healthy With RA

(ĐTĐ) – If you consider heart disease a man’s disease, it’s time to reconsider — especially if you have rheumatoid arthritis. Post-menopausal women have a rate of heart disease two to three times higher than younger women. For women with inflammatory diseases like RA, the risk is even greater, making a heart-healthy lifestyle – including […]

Rheumatoid arthritis makes getting pregnant harder

(ĐTĐ) – Women with rheumatoid arthritis may have a somewhat harder time becoming pregnant, a new study suggests. Tiếng Việt >> The study, of more than 68,000 pregnant women, showed that those with rheumatoid arthritis generally had a tougher time conceiving compared to women without the disease. The researchers found that 25 percent of women […]

New Way to Classify Rheumatoid Arthritis

(ĐTĐ) – A new way of classifying rheumatoid arthritis should lead to earlier identification of the disease, which, in turn, should help investigators explore new therapies to prevent its ravages, researchers say. Tiếng Việt >> The revised classification, announced this week by the American College of Rheumatology and the European League Against Rheumatism, will allow […]