As a result, joints become inflamed, which can cause pain, swelling and stiffness.
“Inflammation is normally an important part of how your immune system works,” said Versus Arthritis.
“It allows the body to send extra fluid and blood to a part of the body under attack from an infection.”
However, in the case of rheumatoid arthritis, the inflammation in the joint is unnecessary and causes problems.
Published at Sun, 14 Feb 2021 22:29:00 +0000