Posts Tagged ‘Causes of RA’

  • What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain?

    Discussing what causes rheumatoid arthritis pain. Research shows anti-citrullinated protein antibodies known as ACPA or anti-CCP act directly to cause pain.

  • Smoking and Rheumatoid Arthritis: 6 Things You Need to Know

    Six take-aways in a short list below! But, first some surprising evidence. Even light smoking contributes to Rheumatoid Arthritis risk A recent Swedish study of 34,101 women reported “even light cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk of RA in women and that smoking cessation may reduce, though not remove, this risk.”[1] Although they found […]

  • What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis to Trigger?

    Discussion of several factors being studied to determine what causes Rheumatoid Arthritis including questions patients ask and several research articles.

  • Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Are There New Clues?

    A Look at the Insecticide Study from ACR Why do some people get Rheumatoid Arthritis? No one has the entire answer. However, a little piece to the puzzle may have been confirmed last week at the American College of Rheumatology annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia. Did you see the news on the insecticide study? Gardening […]

  • The Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms: How Does RA Begin?

    The story of how my Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms began Several months ago, I wrote out the story of how Rheumatoid Arthritis began for me. I determined to put down the whole story in case I ever needed to share it. It was punishing for me to write for two reasons: 1) I did not want […]

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