Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Anybody had a food sensitivity test?

Anybody had a food sensitivity test?

Wondering if it works, before spending the money.

A myRAteam Member said:

I was the same way so I eat what won't eat me first, no red meat though! I am doing Renflexis infusion! What meds do you take? Have a good day.

posted 11 months ago

Dropping things

Dropping things

I'm wondering if any of you have this problem. I pick up something with my right hand and all of a suddenk sometimes it just lets go of whatever I'm holding ~ no warning or indication I'm going to quit holding it. Doesn't happen with my left hand. Haven't mentioned it to my Rheumatologist, but after it happened a couple of times yesterday I decided to ask this group. I hope none of you have this problem, but if you do it might help me feel better about all the stuff I drop and depending what it… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes I drop things all the time. I think my fingers are less strong so don’t hold things firmly and reflexes are slower to catch things .

posted about 2 years ago

Has anyone been successful in coming off of prednisone?

Has anyone been successful in coming off of prednisone?

I have been on prednisone for almost two years. I absolutely hate it! The short-term and long-term side effects are not fun! I have attempted to remove it from my pain management regimen, but have been unsuccessful. Each attempt has led to my Rheumatologist placing me back on the med. I take 10mg every single day. I become horribly swollen and have horrific pain when I'm not on it. I am hoping someone can tell me how they were able to get off of the med. I… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I was on for almost two years. I felt human fit the first 10 days on it. Like my old self. Am now on plaquenil sulfasalazine and methotrexate 8 tabs ea… read more

posted about 2 years ago