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.
I feel exhausted most days and wake up as exhausted as before sleeping. Doesn't seem to matter whether I sleep 2 hours or 10 hours.
There is a medication that is supposed to help with RA fatigue. I have forgotten the name of it. Does anyone know what it is called?
I am aware that while diagnosed in 2011, I have had it all way longer. I was diagnosed with hypothyroiditis with hashimotos in 1989 right after my mom passed , 1901 gallbladder removal then problems pains and on and on. Than a major back injury in 1999 so my focus went elsewhere. I have tried alot, now infusion is next and we will continue however if you have tried it all. Have you considered Stem Cell. The answer is I am if this doesn't work. I have done alot of research and I am continuing as… read more
Complete exhaustion is a problem that most have but doctors seem to brush off as a non issue.
There are times when out of nowhere I can't keep my eyes open and basically collapse.
It been happening more and more.
I would love to hear your tips and tricks to combat the terrible daily exhaustion. I’m still tired after a nap. I tried an energy drink and it triggered pain 🥲
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?
For those of you with seronegative RA, what is you C reactive and SED rate? Mine are elevated, but not off the charts like a lot of you. What medicine did they start you on first?
As I'm sure you folks have experienced, every time I go to the Rheumy, I'm asked what my pain level is. My meds keep my pain pretty much under control, so my answer is usually a 1 or 2. But I need to be asked what my MISERABLENESS FACTOR is. Miserableness is defined as my crappy malais, fatigue and right-to -the-core ick feeling making activities not possible. That number can range from a 5 to a 10.
Any one else wanna join my team?