Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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What has RA stolen from you?

What has RA stolen from you?

1. My neck first and foremost. I believe I developed RA when I was 27, because my neck would swell at the base of C7. Doctors have told me that's not from RA because RA only affects the top 2 vertebrae of the neck. I disagree!

2. Hands and wrists- always dropping stuff, can't open anything

3. RA is an energy vampire. I feel like it has sucked the life out of me. The very active spunky person I once was has been replaced with a chronically fatigued depressed one.

4. Mental clarity is… read more

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A myRAteam Member said:

Iam no longer able to keep going like I used to. I become exhausted very easily. I have learned to just do what I can and the heck with the rest. When… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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