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Obesity Stokes Rheumatoid Arthritis With More Than Just Extra Weight : Shots - Health News A recent study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that obese individuals were 25 percent more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than people of normal weight. They say fat cells also make proteins and estrogen that inflame joints in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that can cause painful inflammation in the fingers and other joints. Richard Rudisill/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that can cause painful inflammation in the fingers and other joints.

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Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes painful joint inflammation and can be debilitating for many people who suffer from it. New research shows that the female hormone estrogen, along with proteins produced by the body''s immune system attacks the lining around joints, and the resulting inflammation leads to the destruction of bone and cartilage. Matteson says it''{"":"","":{"":"","":""},"":"","":{"":"","":"","":"","":"","":[""],"":""},"":"","":false,"":true,"":false,"":""}''s more, there seems to be a gender bias in inflammatory diseases: A woman''s, and three out of four people who have rheumatoid of arthritis are women.

But studies on estrogen replacement and oral contraceptives have yielded conflicting results, leading Matteson and others to conclude that estrogen is likely just a small piece of a complicated puzzle.

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Over the past several decades, obesity rates have risen, and so have the rates of arthritis. Matteson says drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis generally don''t smoke. Smoking dramatically increases the chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

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