Which apps best help manage the pain and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?
Smartphone apps can help to manage the pain that is associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
In the condition, the immune system mistakenly attacks the joints, which causes inflammationand swelling. Eventually, irreversible joint deformity may occur.
Women tend to be two to three times as likely as men to be affected by rheumatoid arthritis, and 20–70 percent of those working at onset may be disabled between 7 and 10 years later.
Although there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs can help with remission of symptoms in some people. Other medications, therapies including physical and occupational therapy, and surgery may also minimize joint damage.
Smartphone apps can also help you to implement lifestyle changes and self-care measures to manage your signs and symptoms.
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