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Birth Control Pill May Beat Arthritis

Contraceptives used to prevent pregnancy also reduce joint pain!

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Birth control pills aren’t just for contraception anymore!

In a stunning twist, Swedish researchers have found women who take oral contraceptives are 15 percent less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than women who don’t take the pill.


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Rheumatoid arthritis sufferers experience painful swelling in the joints, making it challenging to move.

Experts believe hormones in the pill have anti-inflammatory properties. So enjoy yourself, ladies!

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