Arthritis Discussions

Dr Gary Staying informed. Are you active or just humming along at this point. When recently diagnosed, one piece of advice you were most likely given, by your physician or your loved ones, was…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 11, 2016 at 11:52 pm Replies 32 Likes 2
abbeysue Share Your Personal Stories! Hello Friends! Consumer Reports is looking for people to share their personal experiences with tests and treatments they've received. You…
By abbeysue Latest Activity December 3, 2016 at 8:48 am Replies 8 Likes 2
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, 2016 at 10:25 pm Replies 3 Likes 1
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 Lana Latest Activity December 3, 2016 at 9:56 am Replies 14 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 October 26, 2016 at 11:22 pm Replies 9
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 May 29, 2016 at 1:23 pm Replies 4 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 Lana Latest Activity April 7, 2016 at 2:48 pm Replies 1 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 May 29, 2016 at 1:24 pm Replies 1 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 at 5:59 pm Replies 1
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 August 31, 2016 at 12:53 am Replies 7 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 October 30, 2016 at 8:46 pm Replies 5
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