Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis Worsened by Menopause

Women experience rheumatoid arthritis at a rate three times greater than men, and also have more severe decline and increased disability, yet the sex-based differences in the condition remain poorly understood. After studying 8189 women with rheumatoid arthritis, a research team found that pre-menopausal women experienced a slower physical decline than those that were post-menopausal.

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