Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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I was diagnosed with RA an Fibromyalgia in 2010. The same year my period stopped and I went into menopause. Is this a coincidence?

I was talking with my massage therapist and mentioned it to her. She believes there could be a connection. She has several women clients with RA all of them had their first symptoms right around the same time their periods stopped.

posted 7 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Yes, after a change in hormones I believe is the most common time to begin noticing the symptoms and get diagnosed, but definitely mention it to your… read more

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