A 38-year-old member asked:
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best ways to prevent rheumatoid arthritis?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Cannot prevent: Ra cannot be prevented.
Answered on Jan 10, 2013
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Don't smoke: Rheumatoid arthritis cannot be prevented but studies show that one single modifiable factor does lessen your chance of developing ra: don't smoke.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Treatable, but......: It is eminently treatable, but not preventable. We do not know the trigger for the disease!
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Dr. Betty Keller
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Unlikely: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease . It is felt that people who develop autoimmune disease have genes that when exposed to certain environ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Some time: Ra have natural remission , lossing wieghtcould helpyour genneral health, the best madication which doctor give you.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Control the disease: The major way is the optimal control of the inflammatory disease. See a rheumatologist and aggressively control the inflammation.
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