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What causes a rheumatoid arthritis flare?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Several factors

Stress one frequently reported factor in rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups is stress.
Some foods can trigger arthritis flare-ups. Among these, cow's milk is the most often cited, but shrimp, wheat and some meats, hen's eggs and codfish also are implicated. Echinacea echinacea has been cited as a possible cause of flare-ups in those with rheumatoid arthritis, .

In brief: Several factors

Stress one frequently reported factor in rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups is stress.
Some foods can trigger arthritis flare-ups. Among these, cow's milk is the most often cited, but shrimp, wheat and some meats, hen's eggs and codfish also are implicated. Echinacea echinacea has been cited as a possible cause of flare-ups in those with rheumatoid arthritis, .
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Stress, medication c

Stress, medication changes and interactions, infection.

In brief: Stress, medication c

Stress, medication changes and interactions, infection.
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