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FREE 3-Part 'Serology (RF, ACPA, Anti-CCP, ANAs, ANCA) in Rheumatology' Series from Dr. Robert Coughlan's 'Rheumatology Toolbox'

FREE 3-Part 'Serology (RF, ACPA, Anti-CCP, ANAs, ANCA) in Rheumatology' Series from Dr. Robert Coughlan's 'Rheumatology Toolbox'

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FREE 3-Part 'Serology (RF, ACPA, Anti-CCP, ANAs, ANCA) in Rheumatology' Series from Dr. Robert Coughlan's 'Rheumatology Toolbox'

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🆓 3-part (2014) Serology in Rheumatology series:

[Serology: the scientific study or diagnostic examination of blood serum, especially with regard to the response of the immune system to pathogens or introduced substances.]

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1️⃣ Rheumatoid Factor, ACPA, Anti-CCP (ACPA - Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibody) (CCP - Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide):

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2️⃣ ANAs (Anti-Nuclear Antibodies):

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3️⃣ ANCA (Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies):

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🐥 Twitter 'Robert Coughlan': mobile.twitter.com/rj3coughlan

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Additional videos from Dr. Robert Coughlan's Rheumatology Toolbox: m.youtube.com/channel/UCej3...

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Pain:

😩 SOCRATES a mnemonic for pain

😩 Nocioceptive

😩 Neuropathic

😩 Generalised/ Central

😩 Pain Assessment

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Patient Information:

🤕 Achilles Tendonitis

🤕 Plantar Fasciitis

🤕 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

🤕 De Quervain's

🤕 Osteoarthritis of the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint

🤕 Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (Trochanteric Bursitis)

🤕 Lateral Epicondylitis

🤕 Chronic Ankle Sprain

🤕 Fibromyalgia (& Pain Assessment, Management, Clinical Features)

🤕 Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

🤕 Medial Epicondylitis

🤕 Patellofemoral Pain

🤕 Supraspinatus Tendonitis

🤕 Anserine Bursitis

🤕 Ankylosing Spondylitis

🤕 Gout

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🤓 Joint Examination - An Approach for Nonspecialists

🤓 Rheumatology Teaching - The Review Visit & Associated Features

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7️⃣5️⃣ Chiropractic, Massage, Physical Therapy to Help Manage Pain: Matthew Redman: healthunlocked.com/cure-art...

7️⃣4️⃣ JIA-er Katy Shares Her Progress: From 10 Months Old to 26 Years Old: healthunlocked.com/jia/post...

7️⃣3️⃣ Quality Deep Sleep: Physical/ Mental Restoration & Improving Health: healthunlocked.com/cure-art...

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7️⃣1️⃣ DMARD Infographic: Methotrexate (MTX), Leflunomide (LEF), Sulphasalazine (SSP), Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ): healthunlocked.com/cure-art...

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6️⃣5️⃣ Practical, Brief Video Tips for RAers/ Autoimmuners: healthunlocked.com/cure-art...

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5️⃣8️⃣ Psoriatic Arthritis & Skin Psoriasis: Nicole S. O’Shea's Journal (& Journey): healthunlocked.com/cure-art...’sheas-journal-journey

5️⃣7️⃣ Anyone experience with Pulmonary Nocardia (Nocardiosis)?: healthunlocked.com/blf/post...

5️⃣6️⃣ Osteoarthritis: Prevented with Diet & Exercise? University of Surrey (U.K.) study in 'Nature Reviews Rheumatology': healthunlocked.com/ra-warri...

5️⃣5️⃣ "Guide for Rheumatologists" V 1.5.6 (for 'Paddison Program'-ers): healthunlocked.com/ra-warri...

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5️⃣1️⃣ Cornetto Trio? From Maya Angelou to Confucius to 'Oprah'!?: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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4️⃣7️⃣ "When someone shows you who they are, believe them.": healthunlocked.com/fibromya...

4️⃣6️⃣ Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS): healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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4️⃣3️⃣ "How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business": Medical Journalist, Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal talks with NPR's Terry Gross: healthunlocked.com/ra-warri...

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3️⃣9️⃣ From Wheelchair to Bikram Yoga (in 10 Months): healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

3️⃣8️⃣ "A Kitchen Fairy Tale" by Iida, How She Healed Herself with a Plant-Based Diet (according to 'Tribe Magazine'): healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

3️⃣7️⃣ Can I Avoid RA Drugs or Should I Go On Drugs? 'Paddison Program' FAQ Opinion; Also: Methotrexate Explanation & References: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

3️⃣6️⃣ EarthToLor: Psoriasis, RA, Depression, Weight Gain; Triple Therapy & More; Potatoes & Rice: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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3️⃣1️⃣ Our Beloved AndySwarbs, a Hero's Journey: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

3️⃣0️⃣ Erika's Rheumatologist Confirms Erika's CCP Reduced (from 144.3 to 27) via Diet — turning_pain_n2_purpose: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...—-turning_pain_n2_purpose

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2️⃣9️⃣ "Super Juice Me!" Documentary by Jason Vale: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

2️⃣8️⃣ "Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead" Documentary by Joe Cross: healthunlocked.com/ra-warri...

2️⃣7️⃣ Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Jenn, Cole, & Joseph Share Hope & Practical Experience: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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2️⃣4️⃣ "Tis but a scratch . . .": healthunlocked.com/ra-warri...

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1️⃣9️⃣ Dr. Pam Popper on: Hypothyroidism; Iodine, Thyroid Function & Thyroid Disease: healthunlocked.com/thyroidu...

1️⃣8️⃣ Self-Management Event in Southampton on Feb. 14 & 15 from 'Arthritis Action': healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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1️⃣5️⃣ Suicide -- Career & Otherwise: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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🔟 Spoon Theory, Spoonie, Spooning: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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9️⃣ Douglas Lisle: 'The Pleasure Trap': healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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Thank you Kai! 🙏

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On this basis with an anti ccp of 12 and CRP and RF normal and pain and swelling in both knees.....I would have been dismissed. I'm actually being treated for very aggressive RD

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Additional explanatory reference: 'Overview of Arthritis, Disease Markers, and Inflammation Blood Tests': healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... kindly shared by ITYFIALMCTT. 😌 (Much appreciation. 🙏 🍀 🌺 ğŸŒž )

"Dr Ronan Kavanagh's nicely readable overview of diagnosing arthritis and the role of disease markers and blood tests for inflammation levels. This is a nice compilation for anyone wondering about seronegative blood test results or curious about some statistics for various classifications. . . . "

'Arthritis with normal blood tests? Why not . . .?': ronankavanagh.ie/blog/arthr... by Ronan Kavanagh, MD MRCP Rheumatologist ( ronankavanagh.ie/ ).

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In (somewhat) related 'vein' 😬 :

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Managing Patients Taking DMARDs

(Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs)

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🛅 INFOGRAPHIC (pdf): bmj.com/content/bmj/suppl/2...

A visual summary of the 4 most frequently used DMARDs, including recommended monitoring & conditions that may interfere with treatment:

1 • Methotrexate (MTX)

2 • Leflunomide (LEF)

3 • Sulphasalazine (SSP)

4 • Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)

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"Symptoms of inflammatory arthritis are often controlled in the long term using DMARDs (disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs).

These are usually initiated by rheumatologists, with patients commonly taking two or sometimes three DMARDs simultaneously.

This graphic shows information about four of the most frequently prescribed DMARDs, including recommended monitoring and other conditions that could interfere with treatment."

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📰 ARTICLE: bmj.com/content/358/bmj.j32...

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[Many thanks to Man_Oeuvre 'BMJ DMARD infographic': healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... 🙏 😌 ]

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🙏 🍀 🌺 ğŸŒž

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Seropositive ➕ and Seronegative ➖ explanations:

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➕ ➖ Seropositive & Seronegative: nras.org.uk/seropositive-se...

➕ ➖ What ‘Type’ of RA Do You Have?: arthritis.org/about-arthrit...

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➕ Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthrits: rheumatoidarthritis.org/ra/...

➖ Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthrits: rheumatoidarthritis.org/ra/...

➖ 'Seronegativity for Dummies: A Lesson in Seronegative Blood Results' [with additional references 🔗 from 'Chronic Curve' 🌀🌀 (Emily Bradley)]: chroniccurve.tumblr.com/pos...

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➕ ➖ "Seropositive Seronegative" google search results: google.com/search?as_q=Sero...

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Related topic:

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Tips for visits to Phlebotomists 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️ for blood labs 💉 🔴 ⚗️ 🔬

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[Original reply (in context) at 'Blood tests' post: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ]

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Poked round 💉 ⭕️ looking 👀 for some good tips 💉 💪 , --- . 😬

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Found these supplemental resources ( 📹 📄 🗣 ) , which might have some useful ideas.

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They're from 'educational' ğŸ‘¨â€ğŸŽ“ 👩‍🏫 videos for 'phlebotomists' 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️, but might be useful for us as well?

May be a few things we haven't (already) thought of? 🤷‍♂️ 🤔

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📹 Help! I can't find veins on geriatric patients!

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📄 Sticking points—how to handle difficult blood draws: captodayonline.com/Archives...

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📹 Pumping the fist: a really bad idea:

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🗣 Drawing blood/phlebotomy tips and tricks: allnurses.com/general-nursi...

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📹 Tips for Difficult Blood Draws: vimeo.com/channels/204184/p...

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📹 VeinViewer IV Video:

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Wishing you well on your upcoming blood draw 🔴🖍, --- . 🙏 🌺 🍀 ğŸŒž

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Follow-up:

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If those don't prove fruitful, ---, there's even more to wade though 🌊🏊 :

Center for Phlebotomy Education:

📹 m.youtube.com/channel/UCgAp... (Click on 'Videos' tab.)

🕸 phlebotomy.com/ Can explore both sections:

. . . 🤕 Patients: phlebotomy.com/PATIENT_PORT...

. . . 👩‍⚕️ Healthcare Professionals: phlebotomy.com/top-categori...

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📹 Crystastic Jewels: m.youtube.com/channel/UCIV2... (Click on 'Videos' tab.)

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Hoping something proves useful. 🙏 🍀 🌺 ğŸŒž

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Defining Inflammatory Arthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) (from Graceusha1’s post healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ):

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For simple, practical purpose, no difference, Graceusha1.

"Inflammatory arthritis" is merely an umbrella ☂ term, which "Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)" falls under:

• Arthritis Research UK: arthritisresearchuk.org/art... "Inflammatory arthritis is a term used to describe a group of conditions which affect your immune system. This means that your body’s defence system starts attacking your own tissues instead of germs, viruses and other foreign substances, which can cause pain, stiffness and joint damage. They’re also known as autoimmune diseases. The three most common forms of inflammatory arthritis are: – rheumatoid arthritis – ankylosing spondylitis – psoriatic arthritis"

• NHS: nhs.uk/Conditions/Arthritis...

• Arthritis Foundation: arthritis.org/about-arthrit...

• NRAS: nras.org.uk/the-inflammator...

• Healthline: healthline.com/health/infla...

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If you’d like to begin wading ‘deep into the weeds’ 🌾🌾🌾 , Graceusha1, there’s gobs more diagnostic-type information ( healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ). 😳 🤯

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😌 🙏 🍀 🌺 ğŸŒž

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If still searching for answers/ ‘diagnosis’ while manifesting various symptoms, kindly consider content of post ( healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ):

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Kindly get eyes checked ASAP, BlackNov, especially if experiencing Floaters as noted in ‘orange section’ of page: nhs.uk/conditions/floaters-...

The list of symptoms you’ve kindly noted overlap with a number of Inflammatory Arthritis/ Autoimmune illnesses as noted here: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

Continue working with your physicians/ rheumatologist 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️ to assess likely condition(s) & course of action going forward.

In meantime, additional food for thought ( healthunlocked.com/cure-art... ) if interested.

Wishing you the very best, BlackNov. 😌 🙏 🍀 🌺 ğŸŒž

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(Very welcome, BlackNov. 🙏 😌 )

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For supplemental research, just a few of the myriad possibilities/ ‘flavours’ of autoimmunity (& simultaneous life/ bodily changes) & its tendency to ‘travel in packs’ (like wolves):

🐺 Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA): healthunlocked.com/cure-art...’sheas-journal-journey , healthunlocked.com/search/p...

🐺 Sjögren's healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...😡 , healthunlocked.com/search/s...'s

🐺 Fibromyalgia: healthunlocked.com/search/f... , healthunlocked.com/fibromya...

🐺 Thyroid: healthunlocked.com/search/t... , healthunlocked.com/thyroiduk

🐺 Anemia: healthunlocked.com/search/a...

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For a bit of ‘good news’, kindly be aware there’s much that can be done to influence the course of disease progression:

😊 healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

😊 healthunlocked.com/cure-art...

😊 healthunlocked.com/cure-art...

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It is indeed daunting, as we (& often our beloved medics 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️ ) don’t know what’s wrong with us nor can they clearly, unequivocally diagnose us promptly. [Disease(s) ebb ‘n flow & mutate 🧛🏻‍♀️ 🧛🏽‍♂️ 🧟‍♀️ over time — a ‘moving target’ { { ğŸŽ¯} } so can be extremely difficult/ impossible to ‘nail down’ 🕳🔨 definitively.]

Merely opinion: avoid getting ‘wrapped around the axel’ (obsessing) about precisely nailing an ‘exact’ diagnosis. Leave that to your physicians 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️ to ‘spin their wheels’ ((⚙️⚙️)) around ( healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ). Your best efforts are spent: keeping focus — laser focus 👁 👁 — on optimal nutrient intake ( healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ), de-stressing 🧖‍♀️ , deep body 🧘‍♀️ & mind relaxation 💆‍♀️ ( healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ), & gentle movement 🚶‍♀️/ exercise 🏊‍♀️ ( healthunlocked.com/nras/pos... ) . . .

In other words, ‘take as good a care of yourself as you possibly can’. 😌 🙏 💗

The better conditions/ circumstances you can create of loving support 💑👨‍❤️‍👨 for your body 🚺 / mind 🧠, the better you can move forward toward improving/ healing — halting 🛑 disease progression.

Enlist the help of trusted loved ones 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 if/when ‘the going gets tough’ 🚷 ♿️ . (Ask for help 🗣💬 when you need it.)

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Aside, have learned via experience 😖🔨 (‘school of hard knocks’) that once you start improving overall life situation, overall health, the multi-symptoms/ multi-illnesses gradually subside/ dissipate — over time ⏳⌛️. 👍👍

[No clear cut ‘dividing lines’ 🤒 | 🤢 | 🤮 | 😷 | 😵 amongst the various ailments — never mind the evolution of each disease itself 😳 🤯 . Too much overlap/ blurring of lines 🔀 amongst ‘n between them, so needn’t waste time obsessively ‘splitting hairs’ 💇‍♀️ .]

Merely opinion: Take overall, ‘big picture’ 🖼 , ‘bird’s eye’ 🐤 view (Wholistic view) — avoid zooming 🔭 in on (obsessing over, wasting time over) hair-splitting minutiae 🔬 (Reductionist view). Focus on doing ‘the big things’ right & notice improvements along the way. 👍👍

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Info merely readily available to be nibbled along the way in free time when away from work. Kindly be reassured there’s abundant realistic hope, BlackNov. 😌 🙏 🍀 🌺 ğŸŒž

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Osteoporosis/ Osteopenia: Calcium, Weighted Vest

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Calcium

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Alternatives to Calcium for Osteoporosis/ Osteopenia from:

👨‍⚕️ Dr. Michael Greger: nutritionfacts.org/?fwp_sea...

👨‍⚕️ Dr. John McDougall: google.com/search?as_q=Oste...

👨‍⚕️ Dr. Michael Klaper/ TrueNorth: doctorklaper.com/?s=Osteopo... , healthpromoting.com/search/...

👨‍🔬 Dr. T. Colin Campbell: nutritionstudies.org/search...

👥 HU (HealthUnlocked): healthunlocked.com/search/o...

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Weighted Vest

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Maybe considered a ‘passive’ (or ‘mild’) form of exercise in addition to improving bone health & avoid/ minimise Calcium supplementation(?) 🤔 : a Weighted Vest for bone health ( google.com/search?as_q=Weig... )

[Of course, per usual, check with your medics 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️ to ensure it would be safe for you to wear — especially if you’ve any back/ spine/ neck, shoulder, knee issues, etc..]

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Visual samples of various ‘styles’ (& weight amounts) for comfort that suits you: google.com/search?as_q=weig...

Merely personal ‘style’ preference (unisex crisscross style) visual samples ( amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_no... , amazon.com/Empower-Weighted... )

It fits comfortably on top of (or under) layer of loose fitting 👚 👕 clothing. Reduces ‘overheating’ as it allows ‘air circulation/ ventilation’ ♻️ — especially on warmer ☀️ 🔥 days where a more ‘full coverage’ vest can build up heat/ perspiration with less air circulation.

[Of course, try it on (if possible) to ensure the weight & fit (adjustability) are comfortable for you. 👍👍 )

If you can find one with removable weights (that slide in & out ‘little pockets’) to adjust overall vest weightthat’s a nicety. 🤗

[It allows the flexibility of increasing weight as we build strength & ‘feel up to’ adding additional weight. And, likewise, it allows the the flexibility of decreasing weight when we’d like to ‘lighten the load’. 👍👍 ]

If feeling up to it, wear around house 🏠 while doing indoor chores 🍽 🗑 🛠 . And, of course, can wear outside 🏡 when walking dog 🐕 , or just ‘going for a walk’ 🚶‍♀️, or gardening 🌷 🌻 🌹 & yard work 🍁 🍂 . . .

Can also wear under loose-fitting clothing when ‘running errands’ 🛒 🛍 . (Depending what you’re wearing, no one can tell you’ve a weight vest on under your top layer of clothing! ☺️ )

Just be aware of the length of time ⌚️ you’ve got the vest on to avoid ‘overdoing’ it. 😳 🙃

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Diverticulosis/ Diverticulitis

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If you've Diverticulosis/ Diverticulitis (along with RA and/or other Autoimmune Illnesses) this may be of interest:

🤔 Diverticulosis: When Our Most Common Gut Disorder Hardly Existed:

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🤔 Does Fiber Really Prevent Diverticulosis?:

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🤔 Diverticulosis & Nuts:

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More Diverticulosis/ Diverticulitis Search results info from:

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"Hiromi Shinya diverticulosis videos": google.com/search?as_q=Hiro...

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NutritionFacts.org:

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. . . ğŸ”Ž Diverticulitis: nutritionfacts.org/?fwp_sea...

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HU Forums:

. . . ğŸ”Ž Diverticulosis: healthunlocked.com/search/d...

. . . ğŸ”Ž Diverticulitis: healthunlocked.com/search/d...

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For more on Dr. Denis Burkitt, kindly see his video interview with Dr. John McDougall at:

. . . ğŸ”Ž 2017 Food Revolution Summit: April 29 (Sat.) to May 7 (Sun.) Now Underway: healthunlocked.com/ra-warri...

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