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Supplements

Supplements

What supplement regime works for you and what symptoms does it help with?

A myRAteam Member said:

Thanks so much!

posted over 3 years ago

Has anyone tried using tumeric supplements to help control inflammation? If so, did you take it in lieu of your prescription or otc meds?

Has anyone tried using tumeric supplements to help control inflammation? If so, did you take it in lieu of your prescription or otc meds?

I have tried adding a tumeric supplement to my diet to help control inflammation. I stopped taking my voltaren and started taking the tumeric. After seven days the pain was too intense without the voltaren so I went back on it and kept taking the tumeric. Now I have no idea if the tumeric actually helps or not! The supplement I bought was expensive so I don't want to continue it… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I tried turmeric tablets, also the paste but didn't find it made any difference, someone said to keep using it but was getting sick of the taste and as… read more

posted over 2 years ago

People on Methotrexate has anyone here used any of these suppliments with it?

People on Methotrexate has anyone here used any of these suppliments with it?

Good day!

People on Methotrexate has anyone here used any of these supplements with it?

1) Pada & BioPerine
2)Gingibiola
3) CoQ10

Any feedback on side effects and or good results you got, from this, on brain fog clearing, energy boost, and lifting depression, and loosing weight?

A myRAteam Member said:

Gingo biola watch out - spiked my blood pressure - Ginkgo Biloba Side Effects – Top 21

Excessive Bleeding
Allergic Reactions
Sedation
Gastrointestinal… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

5-htp supplements

5-htp supplements

Has anyone tried 5-htp supplements to boost their serotonin levels and if so, did it help?

A myRAteam Member said:

I read about it but no, I haven't tried it. I think it's because I take so many other supplements that another pill is just too much. But would be… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Has anyone tried MSM supplements?

Has anyone tried MSM supplements?

A myRAteam Member said:

I used it for several years. It seemed to make a slight difference, especially at night. Now that my RA and Fibromyalgia are both really active, it does… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Ginger and turmeric supplements.

Ginger and turmeric supplements.

I was wondering if anyone has tried using Ginger and turmeric supplements. They are both supposed to be a strong anti inflammatory, but I hate the taste of both. I am considering using supplements and was wondering if anyone has been successful with these.

A myRAteam Member said:

I tried a turmeric from Walmart and didn’t notice any difference but then a doctor told me that I needed to make sure it had pepper in it. A friend… read more

posted 12 months ago

Supplements?

Supplements?

Does anyone take supplements like Omega3, Turmeric, or Glucosamine? Do you feel any benefits, or find its just another pill to swallow? Any brand recommendations? Im on the fence.

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes over the counter, have to order it through the company, (https://innovuspharma.com/apeaz) but if you're from the U.S, it says it's available at… read more

posted 12 months ago

Has anyone followed Dr. Steven Gundry diet protocol and used his supplements for RA?

Has anyone followed Dr. Steven Gundry diet protocol and used his supplements for RA?

Hi

I am trying to start following Dr. Steven Gundry protocol and using his supplements. I would like to know if anyone is following and have seen any improvement. Please share...

Why am I given folic acid, which I have been told is a vitamin B supplement?

Why am I given folic acid, which I have been told is a vitamin B supplement?

I take methotrexate, and my rheumatologist added a supplement of Klor-Con which is a potassium supplement and folic acid, which I understand is a vitamin B supplement. He raise my dose of the folic acid recently and a I am curious why I take it and what it does.

A myRAteam Member said:

I was told that it will keep hair from falling out when taking Methotrexate.

posted about 4 years ago

Does anyone else take immune support supplements?

Does anyone else take immune support supplements?

Being an early elementary school teacher, I've always been concerned about boosting my immune system. Now that I'm taking steroids and a biologic, I'm even more concerned. I was wondering if anyone else has tried supplements, and if they've found any that really make a difference.

A myRAteam Member said:

Well our immune systems are compromised. We should do whatever we can to keep from getting sick especially from flu and infections. Our immune system… read more

posted about 4 years ago