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Rheumatoid arthritis


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Rheumatoid arthritis
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Your joints are sometimes a bit stiff when you first wake in the morning, but lately they've been downright swollen and uncomfortable. You were diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis a couple of years back, and thanks to the medications your doctor recommended your signs and symptoms have largely been kept in check — until now.

Inside your joints

Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when your immune system attacks the joint linings (synovial membranes) that protect and lubricate your joints.



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