What if the RA is not RA?
When I was first diagnosed with RA on August 11, I had no other symptoms apart from my wrist and thumb being very sore. What if they're wrong...
New to RA
I was just diagnosed and yes I'm scored. Please someone give me some positive because I'm scared....
I was at the RA clinic yesterday and saw all these posters about smoking. About the fact that smoking causes a high percentage of RA and cont...
Psoriatic Arthritis Newbie and struggling
I am still having tests to be diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis even though all the docs know that's what I have....
If you've ever...you may have PMR
I was on a two hour drive back from my Rheumatologist's office yesterday and I amused myself by thinking about some of the crazier aspects of...
Some Words of Encouragement. Severe RA and No Meds. right now. The Benefits of a Healthier Microbiome
My RA was under control for the first time in over a decade, but my quality of life was very poor. I still have Chronic Fatigue and Fibromial...
Sulfasalazine- what's your experiences?
If you haven't seen my name before, I'm Megan and I have palindromic rheumatism, my rheumatologist believes in my case it is a precursor for ...
The second part of my quest to solve the RA puzzle will be to set up a private research facility. At this stage, it is pretty well documented...
Red light therapy for RA
Have been studying the effects of Red light therapy and sounds quite interesting so bought a device and now trying it out. Lots of good feed ...
I think all autoimmune Thyroiditis suffers should go gluten-free
So a person with autoimmune thyroid disease generates anti-thyroid cytotoxic antibodies ( and potentially rheumatoid factor too ) in response...
Root canal work and arthritis
I had fillings in my back teeth many years ago and i became increasingly concerned about the mercury in the fillings and the association with...
2 years ago diagnosis was PMR. A year later I have this rash and find I have Schnitzler Syndrome....
Do you have Rheumatoid Arthritis AND root canal treated teeth??
I've read that the two could be related.. but I don't think there's clarity as in which one causes the other....
So angry and upset
i mentioned about my doc saying I might have fibro so he said i will diagnose u with that then if u want, i can't believe it....
Arthritis UK adverts have made my blood boil!
The latest ' Arthritis UK ' ads, saying ' spot the person with arthritis '... meant to be drawing attention to how common arthritis is......
Hi Don’t think my last post posted! Just a wee question....
zero points assessment issue raised in House of Commons
The issue of fibro was raised by Alison Thewliss in the house of commons regarding a DWP assessment of a fibro & arthritis case....
Not surprising that a Daily Mail article about RA has pissed me off.
I had written a previous post about how vinegar seemed to trigger my RA....
Hands up who has been happy with Healthcare at home/HAH?
After being switched to Benepali from Enbrel and having an awful time of it months ago. You can imagine I'm desperate to get back on to Enbre...
Butterfly rash and Rheumatoid Arthritis
When I first got RA, 23 years ago I also knew when it was time to go to bed when I got a " butterfly rash ". Its a term used to describe redn...
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