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What affects how I feel with rheumatoid arthritis?

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Everybody's different when it comes to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Over the long run, your symptoms may not be the same as a friend or neighbor who also has the disease. Just how you'll feel depends on a lot things, such as:

�How advanced your RA was when you learned you had it

�Your age when you were diagnosed

�How "active" your disease is

SOURCES: 

Breedveld, F., , January 2005.  Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Harris, E., , W.B. Saunders, 2005.  Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 7th edition

Krishnan, E., , Oct. 1 2003.  American Journal of Medicine

Lee D. , Sept. 15, 2001. The Lancet

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 09, 2018

SOURCES: 

Breedveld, F., , January 2005.  Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Harris, E., , W.B. Saunders, 2005.  Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 7th edition

Krishnan, E., , Oct. 1 2003.  American Journal of Medicine

Lee D. , Sept. 15, 2001. The Lancet

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 09, 2018

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