Question: Would you date someone with RA?

What is the life expectancy of someone with RA?

In general, it is possible for RA to reduce life expectancy by around 10 to 15 years. However, many people continue to live with their symptoms past the age of 80 or even 90 years.

Who is more likely to get RA?

Women are more likely than men to develop rheumatoid arthritis. Age. Rheumatoid arthritis can occur at any age, but it most commonly begins in middle age. Family history.

Can stress bring on rheumatoid arthritis?

The longer youre exposed to stress, the more destructive the inflammation can become. In a PLoS One study, people with RA identified stress as a trigger for disease flare-ups. Arthritis symptoms contribute to stress, especially when theyre unrelenting. Constant pain, fatigue, and poor sleep create a vicious cycle.

Who is likely to get RA?

Women are more likely than men to develop rheumatoid arthritis. Age. Rheumatoid arthritis can occur at any age, but it most commonly begins in middle age.

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