Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Can I exercise on a treadmill every day. If I have rheumatoid arthritis is it safe?

Can I exercise on a treadmill every day. If I have rheumatoid arthritis is it safe?

A myRAteam Member said:

Not only safe but helpful as long as you know your limits I ride a stationary bike in bad weather and if my wrists are hurting I just pedal I haven't… read more

posted 6 months ago

Do Rhemotologist treat all forms of arthritis?

Do Rhemotologist treat all forms of arthritis?

A myRAteam Member said:

Mine does. But if you went to her just for OA, I don't think she would

posted 8 months ago

Is there anything I can do to help my fatigue that causes me to sleep for 3 and 4 days at a time?

Is there anything I can do to help my fatigue that causes me to sleep for 3 and 4 days at a time?

I was diagnosed five years ago but I only thought it was just arthritis until about 9 months ago I was getting all these weird things happening and my doctor told me to research rheumatoid arthritis because that's where it's all coming from. Now I sleep for 3 and 4 days at a time and I don't see my rheumatologist until August. Does anyone else have an issue when their hand swell that they just randomly split open and… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Getting help boosting my immune system worked for fatigue. Vitamin c b d omega3 magnesium .

posted 10 months ago

Is my fatigue normal?

Is my fatigue normal?

Hi all! I am 22 and I've had RA for a year. I must say- it hasn't disrupted my life too much until my last rheum visit a month ago. My inflammation markers were down but the arthritis has traveled to my hips, so my rheum wanted to up my mtx dose and also add another DMARD. I tried sulfasalazine but got so sick on it. After 10 days, I stopped it, but it feels like my body has been in such a dip since then. I am suffering from debilitating fatigue- I can sleep for 8 hours and then be awake for… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Just reading the posts about fatigue. I am so glad that I am not alone. I know it sounds weird, but it is a relief to know that I am not making it up or… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Disclosing disability at work

Disclosing disability at work

Ive struggled with employment due to RA. I’ve been at my current job 5 Months as a receptionist in a senior living facility. I have gotten complaints that i dont smile and look sad. I have arthritis in my Jaw and it hurts to smile. Im also dealing with extreme fatigue. Wondering what i should do

A myRAteam Member said:

I am sure all you beautiful people are pleasant and kind even if it is painful to smile! Shame on them!!

posted over 1 year ago
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