Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Stages, Treatments

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that most commonly affects the joints of the hands, feet, wrists, elbows, knees, and ankles. Rheumatoid arthritis can affect the major organs of your body along with your skin, eyes, blood vessels, and nervous system. As such, Rheumatoid Arthritis is often referred to as a systemic disease.