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Does Sugar Cause Arthritis

Does Sugar Cause Arthritis

I am wanting opinions does sugar make arthritis worse or even be the cause of it.

A myRAteam Member said:

I found most breads high in sugar.

posted about 12 hours ago

Hot Tubs Amazing

Hot Tubs Amazing

At holiday cottage with a hot tub. It has been of great help in giving Granny that bit less pain, combined with that bit more energy! Helping me to keep up with the 2 grand children. Wish we could all have these in our gardens!!! Dream on, angelaceleste 🌸🌷🌸

A myRAteam Member said:

I have a pool but I wish for a hot tub. I've been in my neighbours and it feels amazing. For 30 minutes I forget just how much I'm hurting. I think there's going to be a hot tub in my future. I highly… read more

posted about 1 hour ago

Headsweats

Headsweats

I have rumoured to adopt writers and I take Emerald and for the last 2 years and for the last 2 years I am having 8 sweats only ed sweats only I go out into the garden for I try to do the garden or I try to do things in the house and and it just runs down my face and looks like my face looks like I've just come out of a shower of a shower has anyone else had the same symptoms had the same symptoms and is there anything anyone anything anyone can advise me on please please I'm very hard to find… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I think you should check with your doctor about this.

posted 5 days ago

Does Anyone Find Their Fingers & Thumb Lock Into Place & Pain Runs Through The Joints With Inflammation

Does Anyone Find Their Fingers & Thumb Lock Into Place & Pain Runs Through The Joints With Inflammation

While doing the simplest things like picking stuff up or typing on their phone or holding something light

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes it painful to touch at times soak your hands in hot water for 15 minutes and rub while in water then use a lidocaine rub on your hands and put arthritis gloves on to keep your hands warm big… read more

posted 3 days ago

Compulsive Flexing And Contracting

Compulsive Flexing And Contracting

Hello! Does anyone have episodes of having to flex and contract your joints? Sometimes only one joint and sometimes the whole body? It's compulsive and you can't lay still. Some pain but not real bad. The only thing that helps me is a HOT blanket wrapped around my body. It calms it down and then it stops. It's seldom these days thank God. Many years ago when I was a manager working in fast food, I would get it in my back and it would literally wear me out. RA caused me to leave that job. Too… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Restless leg syndrome ? Not sure but i do it just trying to keep flexable when the pain wakes me i move as much as I can because of sevear stiffness i think by moving around the stiffness wont be as… read more

posted 5 days ago

Medication

Medication

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?

A myRAteam Member said:

How often do most people experience fatigue?? I know there is meds out there for it..I guesse I refuse to take another med
When I am feeling fatigued Usually i beleive its becouse I am having a… read more

posted 6 days ago

Vaccines And High Fever

Vaccines And High Fever

Does anyone else react with a high fever after receiving a vaccine? It doesn't matter what vaccine (covid, Shingrix, flu), I get a high fever(varies between 101.5 and 103) for 3-5 days. I had my 2nd Shingrix vaccine on Friday and still have a fever of 103 today

A myRAteam Member said:

I had trouble during my shingles vaccines, but not with any others. I’ve done four Covid vaccinations and I had a flu shot last August.

posted about 16 hours ago
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