Rheumatoid Arthritis – Complications

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Complications

 

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 Rheumatoid Arthritis – Complications 

Complications

Rheumatoid Arthritis is already a serious and complicated condition. However, it can be complicated further as it can lead to several other conditions.

  1. carpal tunnel syndrome
  2. inflammation of other areas of the body (such as the lungs, heart and eyes)
  3. an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients who develop any of the mentioned conditions face life threatening risks. Advice should be sought from your GP around the risks that each particular patient may face.

Ensuring that rheumatoid arthritis is well controlled helps reduce your risk of complications such as these.