Medical Myth – Rheumatoid arthritis is rare and mostly affects the elderly. 1

Medical Myth – Rheumatoid arthritis is rare and mostly affects the elderly. 1

January 13, 2020 0 By Jose Scott


Rheumatoid arthritis actually affects up
to 1% of the population which means it’s not especially rare. It also can occur in
young adults and even in children so it is not true that it only affects the
elderly.