I was offered hyperbaric oxygen treatment by a friend for my autoimmune RA inflammation symptoms. It involves being treated in a pressure chamber with increased psi of 100% oxygen for a period of time, with repeated sessions at certain time intervals. Is there any subjective, but more importantly medical evidence of hyperbaric oxygen treatment's effectiveness for symptom control or reduction of inflammation issues. Oxygen is also a "drug" when administered, and does have side effects and… read more
I was diagnosed with still's disease in 2011 and have been on and off all kinds of meds since then. Middle of last year I stopped them because I was getting sick all the time and could no longer handle giving my self shots. I recently got sick and did a short course of prednisone but have started throwing up again and having sweats. I don't have any other symptoms like I usually do when I have a flare such as rash and joint pain. So is this stills related or not?
Hi, I am new to this site. I found it while searching for in-person (now virtual, during the COVID-19 crisis) support groups. I didn't find much information about that. Does anyone know of online, live support groups for RA that are currently available? Thanks. - Brent