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    Rheumatoid arthritis raises your risk of heart disease, but a healthy diet and treatments can help lower that risk. Inflammation, which is characteristic of RA, plays a role in atherosclerosis. Tests can help determine your risk or track your heart health to help prevent heart problems. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how RA and heart disease are linked, treatments that can help, and much more.

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    Rheumatoid arthritis raises the chance you’ll get heart disease and other health problems. Learn what you can do to lower your risks and stay healthy with RA.

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