Tag: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Functioning Improved by Drinking

Drinking in moderation improves rheumatoid arthritis functioning. Study Researchers followed 662 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for an average of four years. They then compared drinkers to non-drinkers. Moderate drinking was linked with better rheumatoid arthritis functioning. This is consistent with other research. The ability to function well with the disease is important. That’s because it …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Drinking Alcohol Beneficial

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Rheumatoid arthritis risk is reduced by drinking alcohol. It can be beer, wine or spirits (liquor). Drinking any or all of these reduces the risk. In moderation, of course.                    Overview Common Symptoms Risk Factors Research Resources Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an incurable inflammatory disease. It’s an …

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Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis Reduced by Drinking Alcohol

What’s the risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It has no cure. It’s a chronic disease that can cause permanent joint destruction and deformity. About 1.5 million people in the US have the painful disease. Women have nearly three times the risk of RA as men. The disease usually begins in women between the ages of …

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