I had some blood tests and xrays taken at the hospital last week, The Rheumatologist wanted to start me on Hydroxychloroquine, but my eyesight has deteriorated lately and so he wants me to have an eye test first. He told me that he will start me on this, then progress to meta something. Although my results haven't come back yet, he said the treatment is the same for inflammatory and rheumatoid arthritis, so it doesnt much matter which one I have got. I have looked at the internet and am pretty sure I dont want to take any of these medicines. I have seen that diet can improve if not reverse this illness, has anyone here tried altering their diet? and if so what kind of success have you had?. I have severe feet problems, my hands swell, my elbows, shoulders, knees, all ache. I feel tired most of the time, flu like sometimes, and thought I was just suffering from some kind of depression! but it seems there may be a reason for all these symptoms, although I don't much like what i'm learning about it. Any re-assurance you can give me? thanks
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