Features October 2013 Issue

The Impact of Aching Joints on Cardiovascular Disease

If you have an inflammatory disease, your heart should be monitored as well, says a Cleveland Clinic expert

If you have an inflammatory disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you know full well its impact on your body. Problems such as morning stiffness, joint pain, appetite loss and fatigue are constant reminders of the condition, but did you know that inflammatory diseases threaten your heart as well?

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