How To Find Early Symptoms For Rheumatoid Arthritis

By: mikeherman1
If you find your joints are warm, tender, or swollen, these may be early symptoms for rheumatoid arthritis .

This condition affects approximately one percent of the United States' population and generally more prevalent in women than men.

Early symptoms for rheumatoid arthritis generally occur between 25 and 50 years of age, but can show up in individuals under the age of 16.

The exact causes of rheumatoid arthritis are unknown, as is any possible cure .

There are a variety of treatments for this condition that can ease pain and suffering, as well as contribute to the overall quality of life in the patient.

If early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis are correctly identified and treatment begins immediately, there is a greater success rate for controlling this condition before it becomes acute .

Possible examples of symptoms include a general feeling of bursitis, effusion, warmth, swelling, edema, and subcutaneous nodules found in the fingers.

Many doctors believe this condition is caused from some sort of interior trigger.

Although this condition does not cause a direct mortality in patients, sufferers tend to experience a general downward spiral in regards to their health. Much like this condition, these problems may not have a cure , but have a treatment.

Additionally, sufferers are more likely to experience an infection or some sort of secondary organ condition. As the condition becomes more acute , these additional problems are more likely to surface.

If you have identified any early symptoms, contact your primary care provider.

He or she may be able to rule out any potential causes and correctly identify the problem.
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