Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the body’s own tissues, specifically the synovium, a thin membrane that lines the joints. As a result of the attack, fluid builds up in the joints, causing pain in the joints and inflammation that’s systemic.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that can lead to long-term joint damage, resulting in chronic pain and loss of function and disability. Individuals suffering with Rheumatoid Arthritis can experience intermittent bouts of intense disease activity, called flares. In some individuals, the disease is continuously active and progressively becomes worse over time while others enjoy long periods of remission with no disease activity or symptoms. Early diagnosis and aggressive stem cell treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis can potentially help improve patients’ quality of life.
Joint inflammation is a hallmark of rheumatoid arthritis. That includes: Stiffness, Swelling, Pain, Redness and Warmth, Fatigue, Malaise, Loss of Appetite and Muscle Aches.