why I was in the hospital I had told him about the pain I was having and they did I arthritis blood level check and they say the blood work through arthritis is 1 through 13 mine was a 200 very bad arthritis is measured on a scale one from 13 mine was blood work with 200 which was very bad do you agree
I just started taking methotrexate last week; 6 pills one time weekly and 1 mg Folic Acid daily except on methotrexate day. I have read that I should also be taking vitamin B-12 and biotin. Can anybody out there please tell me what is both a safe and effective dose to prevent hair loss? Thank you.
I can be resting, napping, or just tapping my computer when my heart rate suddenly increases ranging 83 to 88. It does a dbl beat, intermittently, during this and I can feel it in my temples. My bp is controlled and no pain is intense at the time. It will subside after 15 to 30 minutes. Any idea what causes this?
I run cross country/track and want to get back to my original times before RA.
My RA has responded very well to treatment with biologics (originally Humira, now Cimzia), and in fact I haven't had any significant inflammation for 6 years. My rheumatologist does not want to stop the treatment because (1) if the inflammation returns, it will take 2-3 months for a biologic to resume its effectiveness, and (2) I have permanent joint deformities from earlier when the RA was not under control. On the other hand, I don't want to… read more
need to start taking a 2nd med to help with RA. taking methotrexate, but it is not doing the job enough, any suggestions as to what else can be taken
Since being diagnosed, I’ve had rotator cuff repair, tibial tendon repair x 2 on the same ankle, a tear in my labrum on my hip which was repaired this past May, but now i need a hip replacement. I’m only 51. Should i expect many more surgeries?
I also had a subarachnoid bleed and stroke that the doctors tell me isn’t related. I’m afraid of my future and just wondering what others have gone through