Living with a health condition can be frustrating and unpredictable, even on the “good” days. When the “bad” days become more frequent or even unbearable, and you struggle to get out of bed, are forced to cancel plans, or miss work — you might decide that you need a little extra support through treatment.
Research suggests that the delay in seeking treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not uncommon. Studies have found that some people with RA experience significant delays between the onset of symptoms and the initiation of appropriate treatment.
These delays can range from a few weeks to several months or even years. There are several reasons why people with RA might ignore or delay seeking medical attention until the condition worsens: 1.Read more on themighty.com