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Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 21 Feb 2010 9:44pm Rheumatoid arthritis is a long term condition that affects different parts of the body, but the joints are always involved.  Symptoms can come and go.  Each individual with the disease can have varying affects of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Some people are very lucky that they experience long periods of remission.  When in remission you have ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 4:47pm There are varying types of arthritis.  Two of the most common are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.  While both can be painful and debilitating, they are distinguishable. X-ray and Laboratory tests can help physicians diagnose the correct type of arthritis but we can also see a variation in the way the disease presents itself. O ... Read on »
Symptoms Of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Shilah C. Azib Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 7:00pm Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes the immune system to attack the joints; this abnormal autoimmune response of the body can lead to permanent, painful changes in the joints. Joint pain can be early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis; however, symptoms often develop slowly or gradually over a period ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rash by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 6:00am Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects the joints. In people with rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system produces white blood cells that attack the synovium, a lining of tissue that surrounds the joint. (See Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview.) This causes inflammation and makes the joint swollen and painful. It can cause swel ... Read on »
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS | Cause, Symptoms, Diet, Lab tests and | HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES by Dr. Fasil M. Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 5:21am          Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the joints and may cause inflammation of other tissues in the body.   The immune system consists of the cells and proteins in our bodies that fight infections.  An autoimmune disease occurs when our immune system doesn’t recognize ... Read on »
Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis by rita359 Posted Sun 30 Dec 2012 6:16am Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory type of arthritis, caused by a chronic autoimmune disease which attacks the joints and other body organs,  the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis can differ from patient to patient, as well as the periods in which these symptoms occur and reoccur as well. This is not the type of arthritis, which occurs ... Read on »
LIVING WITH AND CARING FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 13 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 13           Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common rheumatic disease, affecting approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, according to current census data.  The disease is three times more common in women as in men.  It afflicts people of all races equally.  The ... Read on »
Silver Ring Splints to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 12:22pm Researchers at the University of Southampton, led by Dr. Jo Adams, have concluded that wearing a specific type of silver ring splint is beneficial for alleviating symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). They found that this particular silver ring splint is effective in controlling hyperextension deformity in finger joints. Hyperextensi ... Read on »
What’s Going On? The First Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am I thought I would take the next several posts to talk about what the first year of living with Rheumatoid Arthritis is like. I’ll talk about what I went through; noticing a few symptoms, realizing the need to see a doctor, handling the diagnosis, experiencing treatments, all the ins and outs of the introduction of RA into a sufferer’s lif ... Read on »
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 07 Apr 2010 12:04pm I have symptoms very similar to rheumatoid arthritis in my hands, wrists, arms, shoulders and back.  I'm pretty sure that it is all associated with graft verses host disease (GVHD). A blood test would be needed to diagnose it as RA. You can see that there is a small amount of swelling in my hands and wrists. It isn't very painful at this point ... Read on »