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Question on Diet and RA?

Question on Diet and RA?

So my Rheumatologist is against the theory that diet (elimination) can help or has caused RA, even though there is a lot of research on studies done that prove otherwise. Have any of you tried seeing a wellness, natural healing doc? I know most insurance don't cover this which is why I haven't gotten an opinion from one. What supplements can be taken that help? I'm just having trouble believing that nothing natural like foods and supplements can help this disease... I'm at war in my mind… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you! I'll definitely have to check out that site, this was very helpful for me!

posted about 2 years ago

Has anyone else had these very random symptoms?

Has anyone else had these very random symptoms?

Hi Everyone!

I'm new on here and just looking for some answers and support while I settle into a long road ahead to get a diagnosis. I'm a 29 year old female and for the past 12 months have noticed a slow decline in my health. I'm in the long process of elimination now of seeing what is causing all my issues. My mum has RA and Fibromyalgia etc so it runs in the family.
I have been experiencing all types of weird things such as muscle twitches (heat to toe,… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Try some anti inflammation meds for the acid.
Start walking barefoot and do leg stretching every day this will clear your meridians and improve your… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Barcitinab

Barcitinab

Hi I'm new to this website and I'm in the UK.. im on a new drug called BARICITINIB (OLUMIANT) 4mg daily and I'm curious is there anybody on here on this drug?

A myRAteam Member said:

It was just approved in July. I was just put on it after insurance denied my Xeljanz (which really worked well for me). I will be interested to see how… read more

posted 12 months ago

Olumiant

Olumiant

Is anyone taking Olumiant. I am considering it but side effects are worrying me!

A myRAteam Member said:

A lot of these meds were originally developed to treat cancer. The side effects are horrible. I had one injection and didn't even make it out of the… read more

posted 7 months ago

Does food sensitivity test helps in Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Does food sensitivity test helps in Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Hi

I would like to know if anyone has done the food sensitivity test and by eliminating the foods that you are more sensitive to helped improving RA symptoms? Please share if anyone has any info.

A myRAteam Member said:

I never had that done, but I've read about the leaky gut and its affect on autoimmune diseases. RA is one of them. They said for best results, eat a… read more

posted 8 months ago
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