Rheumatoid Arthritis Discussions

Dr Gary A hard question: Does your self-care routine ever leave your partner feeling ignored? Has your partner ever felt like you were more focused on your condition and taking care of yourself than you…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 5 at 6:23 pm
Dr Gary Managing your money, especially during the holidays. How’s it going? Living with a chronic condition has a direct impact on your budget. Anybody reading this who has a chronic condition…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 18 at 10:34 am Likes 1
Dr Gary There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. Had one lately? I am hearing a lot about the importance of getting adequate sleep recently. I read a lot of posts from…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity November 19 at 10:47 am
Anonymous Medication Assistance Hello, I am new to this community but not Rheumatoid. I was diagnosed in 1999. I started medication with Plaquel.
By Anonymous Latest Activity November 26 at 6:58 pm Replies 1
Lana What things do you wish you had known at the beginning of your journey with… I have learned so much since becoming a chronic illness patient. I can hold my own with almost any doctor…
By LanaPA Latest Activity January 13 at 5:23 pm Replies 2 Likes 2
Dr Gary Quick Poll: What Are You Looking Forward To? I am convinced that one of the keys to maintaining an optimistic attitude is to always have something to look…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity October 2 at 10:57 am
Dr Gary When your current regimen isn’t working – how do you cope? So you and your physician worked closely together on creating a treatment regimen for your chronic condition. This includes…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity August 14 at 9:31 am
Dr Gary Quick Poll: Does your chronic condition affect your self-esteem? And what do you do to… “I just don’t feel very good about myself.” Clients say that a lot to me. In fact, I think…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 21 at 2:56 pm
Dr Gary Finding a doctor. What’s your strategy? There are all kinds of reasons why a doctor you like working with, and depend on, might no longer be…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 4 at 11:19 am
Mike8087 Enbrel inj 50mg I have been on Enbrel 50 mg inj for several years. I have been having sever, on going skin cancers.
By Mike8087 Latest Activity June 23 at 11:54 am
Dr Gary Ever get sick of being told to look on the bright side? I’ll follow up this question with another one: Ever just let yourself feel crummy (angry, sad, frustrated…)? I am all…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity June 18 at 7:29 pm
miss cutie new to the group hi im new to the group but im def not new to having RA. ive been deaing with this since…
By miss cutie Latest Activity July 14 at 2:18 pm Replies 3 Likes 1
jeanie803 rhumatoid arthitis and SSD I have just started on this journey about 8 months . Still waiting for my RA appointment on June…
By jeanie803 Latest Activity July 14 at 2:38 pm Replies 2 Likes 2
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 May 25 at 10:23 am Likes 1
Ghqst Alternative treatments I was diagnosed with RA about 3 years ago. I am unable to take anything NSAID baed as I am…
By Ghqst Latest Activity May 17 at 6:24 pm Likes 1