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Monday, March 10, 2014
Citric acid/ rheumatoid arthritis
ihave had severe rheumatoid arthritis for about 8 months and conditions are made alot worse if i have anything to eat or drink which contains citric acid is this normal and is there anything i can take to counteract this.
The only possible solution would be to not drink or eat foods containing citric acid. You should follow-up with your rheumatologist to make sure that your rheumatoid arthritis is being optimally treated. Additional therapy may attenuate your reactions to citric acid.
Jonathan Bernstein, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati