I bought a hydroponics kit. I thought it would be a good way to return to gardening after an RA dry spell. It was a good choice.
Diagnosis of RA especially seronegative RA requires a good history, tests, and a doctor’s experience. Here is a simple test doctors use.
Being bald is no fun. It can be from chemo. It can be from an autoimmune disease. It isn’t a joke.
Fundamentally we have four choices for pain relief on the drugstore shelf.
Spring has sprung. How do we manage our activities in our garden when we have RA?
The drug data sheet is a resource to understand how effective RA biologics are.
I had a magical week of RA relief. Then it was gone. Lucky for me I have my Francis.
Those who have RA frequently have a second and maybe a third autoimmune disease. Sjogren’s syndrome is often that second disease.
Life can be very hard when you have RA, but it can also be very good.
Pain management in RA is a main topic of concern. NSAIDs are approved with caution. Voltarin ointment is liked as is Gabapentin. Opioids are frowned on as is prednisone.