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Reducing stress in your daily life is an important part of self-care because research suggests that stress can lead to an increase in rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
Practicing one or two of the following simple techniques can help lower your stress and help keep rheumatoid arthritis pain, stiffness and fatigue at bay:
Talk to your doctor if you are feeling overwhelmed by stress and anxiety or if you'd like more ideas on ways to manage stress in your daily life.
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