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10 things to ask your doctor about RA.

If you are newly diagnosed with RA, asking the right questions will ensure you are well informed about your treatment options. If you are already undergoing treatment, ask the right questions to understand whether your treatment is working for you.

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Preventing Further Joint Damage

Preventing Further Joint Damage+

It is good to remember that there are things you and your doctor can do to slow down the progression of RA. Have a talk with your doctor about:

  • A treatment plan that helps relieve pain and fatigue and slow the progression of RA
  • How to protect your joints, such as finding new ways to do things without added stress on joints
  • Adjusting your lifestyle, such as the right kind of exercise and healthy eating

The good news is that there are ways to get a head start on preventing the long-term effects of RA.

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