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Rheumatoid Arthritis (cont.)

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No herb, natural product, or nutritional supplement has been shown definitively to be helpful in rheumatoid arthritis. Studies are under way to test some herbal products thought to be helpful in rheumatoid arthritis, but we do not know enough about them to recommend them.

A variety of complementary approaches may be effective in relieving pain. These include acupuncture and massage.

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease of unknown cause that primarily affects the peripheral joints in a symmetric pattern.

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