When my biologic stopped working, what was next? Orencia is the safest of the biologics, but only works about ten months for me. There is Actemra.
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.
Being bald is no fun. It can be from chemo. It can be from an autoimmune disease. It isn’t a joke.
Spring has sprung. How do we manage our activities in our garden when we have RA?
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.
I have a busy back yard with quail, chipmunks and roadrunners. In some ways we are very much the same.
It took me three years to understand my cancer experience. I had become numb as the experience was so difficult and too much to bear.
The thirteenth black box warning for methotrexate is soft tissue necrosis.