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I'm curious to hear how all of you deal with fatigue. I go weeks to months extremely fatigued. With or without fatigue I get weak. Also, I get leg weakness. The leg weakness is ridiculously interfering in my life.
All the time and don’t let the doctor tell you it’s on in your head- you just need to excersise it will help with the pain- this is what my doc tells me and i want to scream at him
If only they… read more
Regina- at advanced age- 60s and up- I agree with you. But for younger ppl- throw yourself out of bed or your chair. Roll on the floor. Wrestle your cat or a kid. You'll find your energy has returned… read more
Yes. I work in a lab for at least 40 hours a week and the lab stools and constantly standing over the hoods leads to me wanting to go to sleep as soon as I get home
I really recommend trying yoga.… read more
I did sublingual tablets and they raised my numbers but did nothing for fatigue. Tablets need to be sublingual and advantage to that is you can do it as often as you like and have a steady amount in… read more
I've noticed that many people with RA are able to work, exercise and be fairly functional. I struggle to drag myself through the day. I do some walking and low impact exercise 2 to 3 times a week but between feeling tired and muscle weakness, it's tough. Then on the days when I do exercise, I'm a zombie afterwards. I quit working 10 years ago because I wasn't able to function mentally after a few hours. I often forget words and lose track of conversations. So frustrating!
Is it just me?
Hi Susan McCool, your post sound like me. If I am not tired, I am in pain. I am constantly letting people know that it is difficult for me to plan because I don't know what type of day I will be… read more