Arthritis Discussions

Dr Gary Getting through the first year… what’s it like? Being diagnosed with a chronic condition brings up a lot of questions. Some of them include: What’s my life going…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity April 30 at 10:25 pm
Lana Acceptance - How do you feel about it? Chronic illness – Rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia – has been a part of my life for nearly eight years now.
By LanaPA Latest Activity April 28 at 2:46 pm Likes 1
Kaprik Knee pain Recently, I have been diagnosed with arthritis on my knee. First was the left heel pain, then the pain moved…
By Kaprik Latest Activity April 25 at 11:21 pm
Ancote Rheumatoid arthritis onset linked to Prevotella copri gut bacteria Rheumatoid arthritis onset linked to Prevotella copri gut bacteria. Your gut is where most bacteria can be found, and your…
By Ancote Latest Activity April 15 at 12:12 am Replies 2 Likes 1
Lana Hurt Feelings on Health Social Networks Health support social networks can be a great resource for chronically ill people but they can also be a place…
By LanaPA Latest Activity April 7 at 2:48 pm Likes 2
Dr Gary Is your boss aware of your chronic condition? And does it matter? My clients sometimes talk about their relationships at work, especially with their bosses. I have been told stories from clients…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity April 5 at 9:32 pm Likes 1
dancing G rheumatoid arthritis I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis a few years ago. My rheumatoid factor was slightly elevated, 24. Sedimentation rate normal…
By dancing G Latest Activity April 14 at 5:32 pm Replies 2 Likes 1
redorangedog Rheumatoid Factor www.webmd.com/RF Rheumatoid Factor (RF) A rheumatoid factor (RF) blood test measures the amount of the RF antibody present in the blood.
By redorangedog Latest Activity April 3 at 5:58 pm
redorangedog What happens when we are afraid by "Health.com" Fear factor As bad as being peeved feels, it’s actually a protective response to what usually starts out as fear…
By redorangedog Latest Activity April 1 at 11:29 am
redorangedog Ankylosing spondylitis From the Ankylosing Spondylitis Assocation of America Ankylosing SpondylitisLearn About Spondyloarthritis / Ankylosing Spondylitis breadcrumb shadow Overview For The Newly Diagnosed Educational Materials - Books, Brochures &…
By redorangedog Latest Activity March 29 at 9:37 am Replies 1
Anonymous Neck Pain Will RA in the neck show up on an x-Ray? I have terrible pain at the base of skull where…
By Anonymous Latest Activity March 22 at 5:59 pm
irrtech Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis I was diagnosed with RA when I was 29 and just recently I was also diagnosed with AS at the…
By irrtech Latest Activity April 3 at 3:43 pm Replies 5 Likes 1
MichaelPark Burning sensation in my palms I have been encountering some minor swelling and solidness in my finger joints. They are in the PIP joints(middle joints)…
By MichaelPark Latest Activity March 29 at 9:26 pm Replies 4
redorangedog Reboot Your Immune System It’s the winter blahs. You’re tired, rundown, and longing for spring. But will you be ready when it arrives? You…
By redorangedog Latest Activity April 2 at 12:17 am Replies 2 Likes 1
redorangedog HLA-B27 Clinical Features of HLA-B27 Syndromes - Ankylosing Spondylitis Initial observations of HLA-B27 association with ankylosing spondylitis were made in whites.
By redorangedog Latest Activity March 15 at 8:54 am Replies 3 Likes 1
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