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I have RA . If i took the proper medication and eat healthy and do sports.. Do i still havr the probabilty of getting heart and lung desease?

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Dr. Timothy Silver
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

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Controlling the advancement of your ra, with medications, diet, exercise; gives you the best chance to avoid complications, with hardened and blocked arteries, or inflammation of the sac around your heart, as well as lung scarring.
It also can help to avoid osteoporosis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. A host of other health benefits would be gained by following your rheumatologist' plan for your ra.

In brief: Discuss with MD

Controlling the advancement of your ra, with medications, diet, exercise; gives you the best chance to avoid complications, with hardened and blocked arteries, or inflammation of the sac around your heart, as well as lung scarring.
It also can help to avoid osteoporosis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. A host of other health benefits would be gained by following your rheumatologist' plan for your ra.
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