I need to say "Thank You" to this group! About this time last year one of you posted that you were on an anti inflamatory diet - which I had never heard of and knew nothing about. Well after reading more than a few books - 11 months later my joints and I feel a lot better and maybe even close to great! This is now my... Read more
People That Are Interested In Rheumatoid Arthritis
By Amy Tudor, Ph.D.
Officials with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced that they are placing a boxed warning on the labels of all tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) inhibitors that will warn consumers of the risk of infection from Legionella and Listeria, two types of... Read more
I always say I got RA in 1956, when I was twenty-three, but reading some of the other stories on RA blogs of "early warning signs" years before full-fledged RA, I am more than ever convinced that the times when I had to cancel my piano lessons due to sore wrists were omens. At nineteen, I left the music conservatory at Millikin University... Read more
hi, i have had my ra for 12 months now and im on hydroxychloroquine. i have just got over a flare and im feeling well a little better but still in pain as always. only recently i have had pain and discomfort in my 4th toe after me looking at it i seem to have very little feeling in it and its become quite numb. im worried now as to what... Read more
I am now more convinced than ever that my flares are ONLY produced by hormones. 14 days before I start my period, like clockwork my pain starts. it subsides for about two days in the middle of the 14 then flares back up until it starts.Once I start my pain is GONE.
Last month it was so bad. I couldn't walk... Read more