People Who Are Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Does "RA" stand for "REAL AGGRAVATION"? Because everytime in the past when I tried to establish a regular exercise routine, something went wrong. Or led to the discovery of another physical problem... but I've found a new solution for myself, partly by lucky chance and partly by necessity.
Years ago while I was still working,... Read more
Can rheumatoid arthritis affect the eyes and vision? Just as RA is an inflammatory disease which attacks bones and joints, it can also attack the eyes. Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome. As patients living with complicated medical... Read more
This is the second of two posts that discuss my experience with serious side effects and complications from RA. Side effects have come under control for me, but complications are another story!
A complication, is defined as an unfavorable evolution of a disease, a health condition or a therapy. The disease can... Read more
It is quite some time since I dropped in. I was very busy with my work and home and a couple of reasulting flares. It took Lene's queries to activate me in this forum. Last year I think I wrote to you how RA also affected my thyroid making it hyperactive and making my heart jump and beat in all the wrong ways. The result was hospitalization for... Read more