Other factors that may increase
your risk for rheumatoid arthritis include:1
Being female. Rheumatoid arthritis affects
women 2 to 3 times as often as men.
between the ages of 40 and 60. Rheumatoid arthritis can begin at any age, but
it most often begins in adulthood.
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October 06, 2014
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