8 Things Not to Say to Someone Living with RA

Confusion about the different types of arthritis, who is affected, and how it impacts their daily lives can often lead people to make well-meaning but ill-informed comments.

Mariah shares a list of eight things not to say to someone living with rheumatoid arthritis – and some facts you can offer in response if someone says these things to you.

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You're too young
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At what age did you first experience RA-related symptoms

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My Grandma Has it too
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At what age were you diagnosed with RA?

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You Don't look sick
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Do people ever say \"but you look so good\"?

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Gluten Free
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Does having RA make it harder to cook at home?

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Glucosamine
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Have you tried any of the following? (check all that apply)

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Too Much Dangerous Medicine
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How many treatments have you tried for your RA?

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Now is the best time to have RA
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Have you tried a disease-modifying drug before?

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Just need to exercise more
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How frequently on average do you experience flares?

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