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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:

Ihave not slept a good nights sleep since August 2019. Every time I move I wake up from the pain. I am widowed and my daughter helps me out of bed at… read more

posted 2 months 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… read more

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… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Does Depression Cause Fatigue Or Fatigue Cause Depression???

Does Depression Cause Fatigue Or Fatigue Cause Depression???

A myRAteam Member said:

Your not going crazy. I also have a problem with sleeping or in my case lack of. Your doctor is most likely correct as to little sleep in my case makes… read more

posted 6 months ago

Fatigue

Fatigue

A lot is said about RA fatigue . I’m just curious, are there any of you that DON’T struggle with it??

A myRAteam Member said:

I struggle all the time with it too!

posted 5 days 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:

I found myself getting addicted to sugar free red bull everyday. I'm interested in learning other means to fighting the fatique too.

posted over 2 years ago

Does Anyone Take Any Medication For Their Fatigue?

Does Anyone Take Any Medication For Their Fatigue?

Lately my fatigue seems to be getting worse. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Thanking everyone in advance.

A myRAteam Member said:

Sorry @A myRAteam Member, I just saw this post.
I will check out the book.

posted about 2 months ago

Fatigue

Fatigue

I have had pain for so long that it has become part of me. Fatigue has gone to a "whole nother level". Doing b12 twice a month for pernicious anemia. What do you do for fatigue? Go

A myRAteam Member said:

The fatigue associated with RA is unlike any fatigue I have ever felt, and I have given birth to four children, including twins, and have had many… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

What Can I Do For My Problem With Fatigue?

What Can I Do For My Problem With Fatigue?

I have A Severe amount of Fatigue. I never feel like doing much of nothing!

A myRAteam Member said:

Have you ever had your vitamin D level checked? My husband heard a podcast from The Peoples’s Pharmacy and they were talking about Vitamin D! How we get… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Are There Any Energy Drinks That Are Safe For Use And Would Help With RA Fatigue?

Are There Any Energy Drinks That Are Safe For Use And Would Help With RA Fatigue?

When I get a big fatigue attack, usually nothing but sleep helps. But if I'm at work or someplace else where I can't stop, sometimes I try coffee, and it doesn't do anything for this type of fatigue. Does anybody have an "emergency fatigue rescue" trick that works for them when they can't lie down and sleep? I don't want to use unhealthy products, but if there's a natural energy supplement that I could keep on hand for emergency… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I drink uerba Mate in the morning Greean tea with lemon grass and spearmint (my all time favorite ice tea call Zeb) get b12 shots somedays it works… read more

posted about 1 month ago

How To Handle The Fatigue

How To Handle The Fatigue

I'm just curious if anyone experiences long periods of fatigue with their RA medicines? I currently am taking 1000 mg of sulfasalazine, 250 mg hydroxychloraquine a day, and 0.6 ml methotrexate, 50 mg of enbrel a week the fatigue has taken over my life to the point I don't want to get out of bed! Is there anything I can take to help with the fatigue or some thing I have to live with?

A myRAteam Member said:

I am wondering why the Methotrexate makes us feel so rough? I was fine on the Aloe Vera Gel keeping me going but after one flare up, now on it again.… read more

posted almost 3 years ago