Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps have no effect on pain, swelling, or disease Progression of rheumatoid arthritis, says Dr. Steward Richmond. His randomized, doppelblind study did not indicate that symptoms are alleviated by these devices.
Iron metabolism in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Tański W, Chabowski M, Jankowska-Polańska B, Jankowska EA. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2021 Jun;25(12):4325-4335
Research Conclusion: Iron deficiency is common (64%) in RA patients where there is high disease activity. RA patients had lower transferrin, lower ferritin, lower hepcidin, and higher sTfR. Decreased DAS-28 and reduced hemoglobin were the strongest determinants of iron deficiency.