Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptom Kit : 10 Early Warning Signals

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3. When The Tingle Becomes a Chill: Numbness and Tingling

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Swollen joints push against your nerves, causing tingling in different parts of your body. In RA, the blood vessels can also get inflamed, leading to a condition called vasculitis, that also causes numbness, especially in the elbows, ankles or wrists, causing discomfort.

Though there’s really no medically-proven “RA diet” there are some traditional systems of medicine recommend certain foods that reduce inflammation.

If you’ve tried any home remedies or changed your diet to fight inflammation, do share them with us!

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