Rheumatoid Arthritis affects all races and 75% of patients are female. The age at which Rheumatoid Arthritis most frequently begins is between 20 and 45 years old. Although the exact cause for RA is unknown, it seems that certain people inherit the tendency to develop Rheumatoid Arthritis.
That means that your children will be more likely to develop RA if you suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis but the risk is still low.
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