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Went to the doctor for a swollen finger that I thought was broken or sprained and diagnosed with RA instead. That was last October. Had woken a few times at night with elbows or fingers stuck in the bent position and painful to straighten but didnt think much of it...just thought it was weird. By December, the joint pain and stiffness was in my shoulders, hips, knees, wrists. I've been taking Methotrexate and started Humira in March. Some days I feel pretty normal, but then I'll wake up and… read more
Hi Mocha... just added you to my team. I have hand issues too - they swell, my middle finger is HUGE & just had it finally injected with cortisone which helped (& that injection hurt like hell but… read more
There are some days I feel like I am getting early onset Alzheimer's with this brain fog, I can't find the words I need to say or remember my student's names. Has anybody found anything that helps? Any food or vitamins?
I like many of you felt trapped. Now I can realize that I am not alone. I have participated in Alzheimer's research over 10 yrs, so with dealing with RA, dementia diagnosis in family, it was driving… read more