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My mother had ra and degenerative osteo. We lived in Michigan and had to move to az because of weather. It helped. Now I have both + dermamyositis and anklosing spondilitis. Yes I feel much better in… read more
I can never get in touch with my specialist especially during a flare.(nor can the pharmacy) I have been told about someone else by others, even by nurses when I see my other specialists. Lol just wondering who you guys think is a good Rheumatologist here in Calgary.
i currently live in michigan which i Love 3 seasons out of the year but winter is a killer! i just turned 50 and my husband and i have a ways to go before we retire..im not sure ill be able to continue in my line of work for the duration of my working years and may be faced with a career change.. we are discussing what we want to do though after we retire..have any of you found that you feel better in a warmer climate vs the cold winters?
We moved to Arizona from Michigan in 1961 because the doc told my mother she would be in a wheel chair if we didn't get out of Michigan. Moving to Arizona gave her 5 more good years until she was able… read more
So lately i have been having numbness and tingling of my finger tips, my toes and sometimes my feet and legs. The palms of my hands get extremly hot and feel like they are on fire. I am taking enbrel and have been taking arava for two months now.
Hey sweetheart! Sounds like Raynaud's to me. I have this. It's another autoimmune disorder characterized by fingers tingling, numbness and hot burning, sharp pain. It's cause by contracting small… read more
I have lived in the Chicago area my whole life. I was diagnosed with RA less than a year ago and mostly deal with fatigue. My health is worst when it's cold and rainy. Has anyone seen real, lasting relief by living in a different climate? Where would you recommend?
I had a bad experience on methotrexate. I only took it for about two months because it did nothing for my pain and gave me terrible brain fog. I was so slow and confused, and lost all common sense… read more
If you have no idea what that means (and many still don't) google Wim Hof and you'll see tons of info. He uses breathing, exercise and cold water immersion to (well to do lots of things but for the purpose of those of us with RA) influence the immune system. Here is a link to a YouTube video of a testimonial from someone with RA who has used his method successfully: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7YtQywTr3s&.... One thing I have noticed in Wim Hof's videos/interviews is he stresses how… read more
Just found this!?! I tried the Wim Hof method and am very impressed. The method allows you to start slow, modify the activities to fit your reality, and progress if it works for you
I started with… read more
I live in NY and the weather can be difficult. We have four seasons, so you never know what kind of a day you're going to get! I have RA and OA, each one having it's own set of issues. I'm thinking about moving to SC where my son lives, but not sure since it's such a big move. I love warmer weather as it makes me feel better. What does everyone think about weather and our medical issues?