The Cause Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Not A Mystery

Do you know the Cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

HINT:  There's more than one (but they're all related).

Your doctor is unlikely know what caused your RA, s/he will probably blame it on genetics, or explain it like you have a 'disease'.  They certainly don't know how to get rid of the arthritis rheumatoid.

You don't have a disease, you have a set of predictable responses to various inflammatory agents that are ongoingly put into your body (primarily in the form of the foods you eat).


The Cause Of Rheumatoid Arthritis
The Myths

Unless you have the rare doctor that knows what's what, your doctor will tell you what you'll find online; that RA is a disease, that there is no cure, that the cause is poorly understood, that genetics play a role.


Let's explore those myths.


MYTH:  Rheumatoid Arthritis Is A Disease

There may be some semantics at play here, but RA is not a disease.

AIDS is a disease.  The Bubonic Plague is a disease.  Small pox is a disease. 

Rheumatoid Arthritis is not a disease, just like Tendonitis is not a disease.

See:  What Is Tendonitis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is the equivalent of drinking a little bit of gasoline every day.  You're body can't operate very well like that.  Drinking a little bit of gasoline everyday would obviously throw the body into a 'diseased' state, but nobody would (well, doctors would) say that you have Gasoline Disease.  

A person with some common sense would say "STOP DRINKING GASOLINE!"

Same thing with RA.   Stop taking in what the body is reacting to, and fix any side effects that have been caused, like damage to the gut lining, and RA symptoms reduce and/or go away.  


MYTH:  There Is No Cure For Rheumatoid Arthritis

As a general observation of the hospital medical community, doctors believe that there is no cure for RA.

It is important to note that they also believe that there is no cure for diabetes, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, crohn's disease, and a host of other 'medical conditions' that are in fact curable and reversible.

So doctor's track record is pretty bad.  Just because they don't know HOW to cure Rheumatoid Arthritis does not equal that there IS no cure for arthritis rheumatoid type.

Again, stop drinking gasoline and the predictable result of drinking gasoline can result.


MYTH:  The Cause Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Unknown/Poorly Understood

Doctors and the internet will tell you that the causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis are pooly understood (meaning, they don't know what causes RA).

If you really ask your doctor, and continue asking after their first brief response or two, you'll quickly end up at a blank stare.

Mainstream western medicine just doesn't know what causes Rheumatoid Arthritis.  It's not in their education, it's not in their paradigm, it's not in the business model.


But it's not a mystery in other circles of expertise.  So it's not that the causes are poorly understood, it's just that mainstream medicine and the popular websites that reflect mainstream medicine (like WebMD and MedicineNet) just don't know the well known cause.  Plus, it's bad for business and the pharmaceutical industry to have a (relatively) simple 'cure'.


MYTH:  Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Caused By 'Bad Genetics'


Many of both sources will also say that genetics play a role, and that 'bad genes' cause RA (while in the same breath saying that there is no direct connection between any gene and RA.

As in every aspect of life, genetics DO play a role in health and arthritis rheumatoid. But the way genes actually work (in all cases other than obvious genetic anomaly/genetic disease which is it's own category) is that genes only express in the right environment. 

And RA is clearly caused by particular environmental factors.




The good news is that there's actually a ton of research out there that clearly points to Rheumatoid Arthritis causes.





The Real Cause of
Rheumatoid Arthritis

What causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?

First, make sure that you understand the answer to the question What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

To understand what RA -is-, you need to know WHY RA comes into existence.


What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Once upon a time you were perfectly healthy.  Now you're not. What happened to get you here?

That's obviously a wide ranging inquiry, so we'll just stick with Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms and the overall cause.  


  1. You are perfectly healthy.
  2. You eat gluten, factory farmed meats full of hormones and antibiotics and chemicals, factory farmed processed and pasteurized dairy, processed vegetable oils and cooking oils, modern day corn.
  3. All of #2 are inflammatory foods, particularly the gluten and processed oils.
  4. This constant intake of inflammation causing foods and contaminants irritates the gut lining.
  5. Along with an overall inflammatory response by the body including inflammed and irritated digestive tract, you develop Leaky Gut, the technical term for that is Increased Intestinal Impermeability.
  6. The body's inflammatory response increases, and Leaky Gut allows proteins from the foods you eat to slip through the wall of the digestive tract into the blood stream and other tissue.
  7. To go after those proteins that aren't supposed to be there, the body kicks in an auto-immune response and 'attacks your body'.
  8. The most common place to experience Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms are in the joints, but you can also have rheumatic response in your skin and in your organs (for example, lungs and/or liver).
  9. You continue to take in inflammatory foods, the Leaky Gut gets worse, your body continues to 'attack'.  You continue to suffer.
  10. Repeat #2-#10.


That's the mechanism of the cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis.  You drink gasoline, gasoline harms your body function.


Take note that Rheumatoid Arthritis causes not only joint pain and eventually joint deformation, but can also cause organ damage.

Joint Pain and damage is bad enough, you DO NOT want organ impairment and organ damage.


It may be obvious, but RA is one of the major Joint Pain causes


Other Causes Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Inflammatory foods is the primary cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis.

There are other factors available, like pollution, like chemicals, but it all revolves around: 

  • An inflammatory process that turns into an auto-immune response ('attacking the body')
  • Something introduced onto/into the body that causes that inflammatory process


Tendonitis And Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoarthritis and Osteoarthritis Symptoms can be caused by the Tendonitis dynamic, but Rheumatoid Arthritis is NOT caused by Tendonitis...though it can help create or irritate Tendonitis.

See:  What Is Osteoarthritis?


Eliminate The Cause Of
Rheumatoid Arthritis
(if you want to get better)

So, you want to get rid of your Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms?

Then you have to stop drinking the gasoline.

And you have to heal your Leaky gut.


The first part is easy.  It's changes in diet and food intake.  This is 100% good for you on all levels.  It may be psychologically challenging, but really it's just a change of habit.


Did You Know That You're Addicted To Bread?

If the thought of cutting out ALL breads and pasta for the next 2 months (minimum) has you respond with "I could NEVER do that!", then you're literally addicted to gluten.

And I do mean, LITERALLY.  When gluten breaks down it creates a morphine-like byproduct.  So you have the opportunity to stop your daily drug habit -and- have a healthy body again!



Healing the Leaky Gut is a little more tricky.  It takes some time as you have to clear the inflammation from your body (basically) and the body MUST get the nutrition it needs so the digestive tract lining can heal.


But cutting out the gasoline is the first priority.  Nothing has a chance of getting better if you don't do that.

In other words, if you don't eliminate the cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis, there is no hope of reversing the 'disease'.


Pain is an intriguing factor in the human existence.  People can get so used to being in pain that there is a pschological struggle to 'let go' of it (meaning, doing the work it takes to live pain free again).

I can't help  you with any pschological battles, but ironically enough, the malnutrition that comes from the Leaky Gut reduces your ability to cope, literally.  And I can definitely help you with the required nutrition and Leaky Gut.





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