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About Seconds Matter

What does a second mean to you? Does it mean missing the last post or running late and not getting the last train home? For someone with arthritis those seconds are regularly missed and they can turn from minutes to hours in the struggle to get through the day. To raise awareness for World Arthritis Day, we challenged Nick to wear an arthritis simulation suit, while his twin brother John carried out his daily duties as normal - to demonstrate how an able-bodied person copes when their mobility is taken away. How would you cope?

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The eyes can be affected in people with rheumatoid arthritis. When the eyes are affected, symptoms can include red, painful eyes or possibly dry eyes. As well as the eyes, it is common for jaw pains to occur as the arthritis tends to spread to other joints in the body.

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