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Facts and Figures
- Your disease will progress faster if you smoke and, if you are taking a TNF Inhibitor, your response to it may be impaired. Smoking results in poorer
- Ankylosing spondylitis is a young person’s disease. It most frequently starts between ages 15 and 35. Onset after age 45 is unusual.
- Rheumatoid arthritis is seropositive. That is, a blood test shows the presence of RF or rheumatoid factor. RF is produced as the immune system attacks
- Nearly everyone has heard of rheumatoid arthritis, a common form of inflammatory arthritis, but hardly anyone has heard of spondyloarthritis, another