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Fatigue And Weakness.

Fatigue And Weakness.

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.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

A myRAteam Member said:

I have trouble with sleep when I dont take mirtazapine or remeron. Its an antidepressant but it seriously helps sleep

posted about 1 month ago

Tired Of The Fatigue

Tired Of The Fatigue

Suggestions for fatigue? I feel like I could fall asleep all day but when it comes time for bed I'm wide awake. The daily fog is driving me crazy! Anyone have any new ideas to combat the fatigue?

A myRAteam Member said:

Me too. I’m considering calling myself lazy as I do very little

posted 4 months ago

Is My Fatigue Normal?

Is My Fatigue Normal?

Hi all! I am 22 and I've had RA for a year. I must say- it hasn't disrupted my life too much until my last rheum visit a month ago. My inflammation markers were down but the arthritis has traveled to my hips, so my rheum wanted to up my mtx dose and also add another DMARD. I tried sulfasalazine but got so sick on it. After 10 days, I stopped it, but it feels like my body has been in such a dip since then. I am suffering from debilitating fatigue- I can sleep for 8 hours and then be awake for two… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Lol Some words came out wrong using the voice Button and it don't always write what you say
😁

posted 13 days ago

Cimzia

Cimzia

I would like to hear about your Cimzia experience.

I began Cimzia injections 3 1/2 weeks ago. The day of, I get very nauseous and a BAD headache. For the next 4-5 days I have nausea, extreme fatigue, and intestinal problems. 🙄 I've also noticed hair thinning.
I am hoping that my body gets used to it and that this med does the trick.

A myRAteam Member said:

I'll keep you in my prayers 🙏. Love and hugs

posted 6 months ago

Epstein Barr Virus And RA

Epstein Barr Virus And RA

Has anyone heard the theory that Epstein Barr Virus may be to blame for RA? I had Mono as a teen and then a reactivation in my 20s. I have had tests since showing that I only have antibodies, not an active infection but from what I've read, it can hide in the organs and joints. I'm now 44. Just wondering what others' experience is with EBV. It's definitely the main cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome but I haven't heard as much about the link with RA. Thank you.

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi Grillo. Yes, it kills RNA enveloped viruses which include viruses in the herpes family and coronaviruses (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32336838/). I currently have COVID and believe taking the… read more

posted 6 days ago

What Helps Best With Pain And Fatigue?

What Helps Best With Pain And Fatigue?

Just been diagnosed about 9mo. what helps with pain and fatigue?
any foods help? Anyone else on ever been on Plaquenil? Does it help doctor just prescribed it.

A myRAteam Member said:

I was on plaquenil and I didn't do very well with that. I went completely off the meds for several years, but am now facing the harsh reality that I am not doing to great without meds .Everything… read more

posted 4 months ago

Do Taking Biologics Eleviate Or Reduce Fatigu? Thanks

Do Taking Biologics Eleviate Or Reduce Fatigu? Thanks

A myRAteam Member said:

Enbrel didn't seem to help or hurt. There are days I think I could fall asleep standing up! Nothing seems to make it better or worse. My fatigue is not constant, it seems to come and go in cycles. I… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

Fatigue Almost Everyday. Is This Normal?

Fatigue Almost Everyday. Is This Normal?

Hello everyone. I just want to know if feeling fatigue most days is normal.? I know that before I started Methotraxate I was not feeling so fatigued. When I ask my RA doc if this is from RA or meds he said" it could be many things". I would love to know how others are doing and if they have fatigue too. Is being tired so often a concern or is this something I have to live with.? I take 6 MTX pills once a week. Pain and swelling is mild. Fatigue is the biggest issue at the moment.

A myRAteam Member said:

I started on Remicade after I found out I was allergic to methotrexate. Next was Orencia, Humira and now Simponi Aria. I had severe fatigue when I came down with RA. While I was on Remicade, Humira an… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Cimzia

Cimzia

So anyone experiencing extreme fatigue from cimzia? Also taking 20mg of methotrexate weekly. My inflammation is down but am so so tired.

A myRAteam Member said:

I took Cimzia for about 8 months or longer. Not my remission drug and gave me other side effects. I will agree with the lethargy that comes with RA, and some RA biologic treatments. I will encourage… read more

posted 3 months ago