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Has Anyone Tried The AutoImmune Protocol For Their RA?

Has Anyone Tried The AutoImmune Protocol For Their RA?

I have recently been diagnosed with RA and am taking the nutritional pathway first called the "Paleo Auto Immune Prorocol" that uses nutrition to fight the inflammation and get the body back functioning as it should. Has anyone done this ? I am feeling very hopeful but it's early days.

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi, I have been dealing with a spray paint smell every couple weeks for about 48 hours, no one seems to have a clue, mostly get strange looks and silence

posted about 1 year ago

Nutrition

Nutrition

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi Jennifer, sorry to hear but just know we hear you and understand try to keep a positive mind I know easier said than done, our minds are our greatest enemies, we are survivors. I keep my faith and… read more

posted 12 months ago

Newly Diagnosed With RA. Am Interested In Role Of Nutrition As Cause And/or Treatment. Anyone With Info Or Suggestions?

Newly Diagnosed With RA. Am Interested In Role Of Nutrition As Cause And/or Treatment. Anyone With Info Or Suggestions?

I was just recently diagnosed with RA -- RF negative but high anti-CCPs and history of tendinitis, etc. I'm curious about the role of nutritition in the development of RA and as a possible treatment. I have an upcoming appointment with a nutritionist/wellness doctor. I've had five low doses of methotrexate but feel worse than before I was diagnosed. Has anyone had success managing RA solely through nutrition?

A myRAteam Member said:

Thanks for the input.

posted almost 6 years ago

Whole Food Plant-Based SOS Free Diet

Whole Food Plant-Based SOS Free Diet

Are any of you following a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Free of added Salt, Sugar, and Oil? There are a lot of lifestyle medicine doctors and doctors specializing in nutrition who promote this way of eating for optimal health and to reverse and prevent many chronic diseases. I follow the Nutritarian lifestyle recommended by Dr Joel Fuhrman since Jan 2019 and have lost over 50lbs and reduced my med doses in half.

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes I try to eat plant based foods but enjoy salmon..turkey..chicken but no red meat. No BBQ.

posted 7 months ago

Has Anyone Tried Alternative Medicine?

Has Anyone Tried Alternative Medicine?

I would like to know whether anyone has tried alternative medicine such as homeopathy?

A myRAteam Member said:

I am very interested in anything that you found helpful. I am trying to control the flare and pain with my diet. I take Turmeric daily. I have eliminated all night shades and gluten. I am in more… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Anti Inflammatory Diet

Anti Inflammatory Diet

So after talking with my primary care dr and Rheumy the last two days, we've decided to take me off MTX and the folic acid and go to a gluten free anti inflammatory diet. My PCP listed high iron foods to eat daily (b/c my iron levels suggest iron deficiency anemia is around the corner) she also wrote the plan down as; cut out sugar, dairy, gluten and carbs. So my question: what carbs is she referring too? If I can have beans then can I have potato? Is she speaking of breads, pasta and baked… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

There are foods that seem to trigger bad days, cow cheese is a big one, goat and sheep cheese seems okay. It might be cow dairy itself
If I get stomach ache, I take tumeric and cayene pepper… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Diet?

Diet?

DIET? Does anyone know of a particular diet or book (nutrition-wise) that can explain to me what I should be eating or avoiding? I asked my rheumatologist if I could see a dietician/nutritionist about an "anti-inflammatory" diet and he basically told me that there wasn't any medical basis to those. I felt like I had wandered into some weird or inappropriate territory, somehow?! I have already cut out gluten, dairy, msg, preservatives, fake sugar, and most caffeine. But I recently read that… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

My neurologist swears by the Mediterranean diet and yes nightshades are bad for you, they carry inflammatory properties
If you want want a good elimination diet try whole 30
But my rheumy tell's me… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Anyone Any Ideas On How To Stop My Weight Loss? I Have Lost Nearly 2 And A Half Stone In A Year, And My Muscles Disappearing Very Worried!.

Anyone Any Ideas On How To Stop My Weight Loss? I Have Lost Nearly 2 And A Half Stone In A Year, And My Muscles Disappearing Very Worried!.

Hello. everyone,m found this site by chance and already feel part of a caring community. Sadly I feel I am getting nowhere with my rheumatologist, who just doesn't want to listen to me, just sits at his computer, tells me nothing then tries to bully me into taking more toxic drugs ,I am in and out of his clinic in about 2 minutes.My worry is that I have lost nearly 2 and a half stone in a year, and my weight is still falling. I am now 8 stone and 9 lbs., and my muscles, especially in my arrms… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I know this is a very old post but just wondering if you ever found anything that worked for gaining weight back?

posted over 3 years ago

What Foods Give You Side Effects Please

What Foods Give You Side Effects Please

I've recently been diagnosed with RA, i have just started taking 8 x 2.5mg of methotrexate once a week, can you tell me which foods seem to aggravate your flares please.

A myRAteam Member said:

Sweet potatoes with cinnamon, turmeric and ginger with apples or a little orange juice are fast acting— anti inflammatory

posted about 1 year ago