For those who are living with multiple comorbid conditions (ie autoimmune, diabetic, high bp, GI, etc.) How do you navigate when it feels as if your body is cycling from one condition to the other?
Must you push to make it thru? How do you know how far to push and when you must embrace the feeling?
I saw my Rheumy today and we agreed to give Humira 3 more months (insurance instuctions) before moving on to infusions. I know everyone is different but what infusion medications have y'all be on & how long did it take for you to notice a difference in your symptoms?
Has anyone ever experienced off feelings when they first wake up..its kind of scary to me..when i first wake up i always take a drink of water before even getting out of bed and then i take my thyroid meds and then my pain meds..but as i take my first sip i get a wierd salty taste in my mouth and then my glands get watery as if im going to be sick but it never actually makes me throw up.
I was placed on Prednisone for 6 weeks with no luck it did not work . I am a TB carrier so now I have to go through a load of blood tests etc before starting the new meds , I am scared
I have heard about ways to naturally cure RA with dieting and exercise. Has anyone tried this or done this?
My husband has to go to functions where I accompany him.
My question is, handshakes are not
something I can tolerate anymore.
How does one refuse and still be polite?
I have posted here a couple of times on my diagnostic journey. Originally, I was told RA, then a second opinion didn’t confirm the RA diagnosis, and the Doc kept looking for several things, thinking possible peripheral ankylosing spondylitis. Well, after a LOT of ultrasounds and a few more appointments, my rheumy thinks it is Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD). I had never heard of such a thing, but I am in the midst of researching everything I… read more