Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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  • Best doctors and hospitals for managing Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that occurs as a result of an autoimmune process caused by the immune system. Antibodies are produced which attack the normal tissue covering the joints, called the synovium, and this results in persistent inflammation which results in swelling and leads to damage of the involved joints. The most commonly involved joints are those of the wrists, hands and fingers. Not only are joints involved, but so are other areas of the body such as the eyes, heart, lungs, blood vessels and the skin.

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  • Does rheumatoid arthritis predispose to thyroid autoimmunity?

    What exactly does the term "autoimmune" denote? In a normal state, the body's natural defense mechanisms serve to fend off disease-causing or foreign agents, called antigens. But when you have an autoimmune disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), your immune system goes haywire and autoantibodies develop that start attacking and destroying body's own tissues.

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  • Belimumab, a new drug for treating Sjogrens syndrome

    The immune system plays a major role in protecting and preventing the individuals from foreign agents and infectious diseases; however, in some cases, immune system may become hyper-stimulated. In all such cases, activated immune cells begin to attack the normal human tissues to present with a wide variety of disturbing symptoms. This phenomenon is referred to as autoimmunity and these diseases are referred to as autoimmune disorders.

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  • Pain in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease; Could it be Fibromyalgia?

    The thyroid is a gland responsible for producing thyroid hormones, which control our metabolism and affect virtually every function in the human body. All too often, the thyroid gland comes under attack by the body’s own immune system, a state known as autoimmunity. In autoimmune disease, antibodies are directed against normal tissues or cellular components.

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