Your Mom’s Rheumatoid Arthritis Puts Her at a Higher Risk of COPD

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)is a chronic disorder that involves inflammation of the joints. Symptoms are sore, swollen, and stiff joints. It typically starts in small joints like the fingers and toes and expands to the ankle, wrist, knees, hips, and elbows. As it progressive, it has the power to damage bones and joints. As RA is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks itself, there's no cure. Medications ease some of the discomfort. Exercises also help. In some cases, surgery is necessary. If your ... Read more