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How does fasting affect rheumatoid arthritis?

Various studies have concluded that fasting has many health benefits, including temporary relief of rheumatoid arthritis. Fasting tends to help inflammatory diseases in general. However, relief of rheumatoid arthritis might only last days. Doctors recommend that you take medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis, as fasting has not always proven helpful.

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