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momtojdmkid
  • By momtojdmkid · New reply 10:19 am
  • Discussion in Living with an autoimmune disease · 8 replies
  • Hello Everyone, My 13 yr old daughter was diagnosed almost a year ago. We have had our trials and tribulations. We have had the worst doctor and are in the process of meeting a new one this week. Aside ...

Could it be autoimmune?

Laurasaurus
  • By Laurasaurus · New reply 9:06 am
  • Discussion in Getting a diagnosis · 42 replies
  • I posted the following in the fibromyalgia support group, and decided that I may as well try here, too. We're thinking that some of my symptoms may be indicative of some autoimmune problem. Thank you ...

What's on your bucketlist

Neicy
  • By Neicy · New reply 8:41 am
  • Discussion in Living with an autoimmune disease · 7 replies
  • Name 5 things on your " Bucket List". It sounds crazy but making a bucket list helped me during a pain crisis. Here are the top five things I look forward to doing. 1) Ride a motorcycle again (as soon ...

6 Feet Under

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted 6:38 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • And when I said I needed things to change It was afternoon and it seemed like we'd been talking for days But if I'd known how it would sound to you I would have shut my mouth for the rest of my life and ...

Curious About The benifits Of Coconut Oil

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply 2:05 am
  • Journal · 318 replies
  • This past week I've been hearing about coconut nut oil having a lot of great benefits on the body. Can anyone say for sure that coconut oil actually is working for some patients? Thanks for any responses ...

Left eye swelling

Jljar
  • By Jljar · Posted 1:25 am
  • Discussion in Getting a diagnosis · 0 replies
  • Hi everybody I am 46 for the past 4 years stating suffering from horrific swelling of only my left eye, at first the attacks came almost at the same time with high fever and chills. For the past 3 years ...

autoimmune disorder

040614
  • By 040614 · New reply yesterday at 10:10 pm
  • Discussion in Getting a diagnosis · 2 replies
  • What test are done to see if u have autoimmune disorder ...

SED RATE

MSBP
  • By MSBP · New reply yesterday at 4:31 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment · 11 replies
  • I have had RA for 3 years now. My SED Rate blood test never goes below 80, my Doctor goes not seem to think much of it. But isn't this a cause for concern? I mean this is inflammation in your body and ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply yesterday at 4:16 pm
  • Journal · 72 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

Pain is back

aprilsmith63
  • By aprilsmith63 · New reply yesterday at 2:40 pm
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • These past few weeks have been rough mentally and physically. I am healing well from discectomy and my youngest daughter is taking steps to renew her life. I pray for the courts to be gentle on her. I ...

Dose 2 of Stelara

gawxfreak
  • By gawxfreak · Posted yesterday at 1:59 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Well, I wish I could say that I saw improvement after my first dose of Stelara, but I am afraid that the further I got away from the Soriatane, the worse and worse my p got. Plaques, fissures, itchy ...

Sjogren’s Syndrome

DolphinLuver61
  • By DolphinLuver61 · New reply yesterday at 1:55 pm
  • Discussion in Living with an autoimmune disease · 8 replies
  • Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome, and of course I had no clue at the time what was going on with my body, and some of the symptoms I had was debilitating fatigue, dry, eyes and nasal ...

Reminder: Hepatic Encephalopathy Webinar on April 23

John2
  • By John2 · Posted yesterday at 10:56 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/22/14 Dear members, Here's a reminder that the American Liver Foundation (ALF), an Inspire partner, is holding a free Webinar about Hepatic Encephalopathy ...

Plaquenil for UCTD

Elviscorgi
  • By Elviscorgi · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 27 replies
  • I was prescribed Plaquenil for UCTD. Afraid to take as I am so sensitive to meds. Suffering from fatigue , sleep probs and itchy rashly skin. Anyone have success with Plaquenil ...

Things that can help relieve STRESS

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • 1. Go outside and breathe fresh air get out of the house 2. Do something for yourself.....go get your favorite milkshake and just chill 3. Go see a funny movie 4. Go visit someone that you love 5. Talk ...

Endometriosis and other autoimmune diseases

Elviscorgi
  • By Elviscorgi · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with an autoimmune disease · 10 replies
  • How many of you have been diagnosed with endometriosis and additional autoimmune disorders? I know they say those with endo more likely to acquire others diseases yet my rheumatologist doesn't have an ...

Sad but true...

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Sometimes death is hard to accept, especially for people of faith. I had to explain to a family that refused to believe a family member was dead, they were praying God would revive them....sigh. Then ...

Learn about Hepatic Encephalopathy at an April 23 Webinar

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/21/14 Dear members, The American Liver Foundation (ALF), an Inspire partner, is producing a free Webinar about Hepatic Encephalopathy this Wednesday ...

hand eczema

gabriels777horn
  • By gabriels777horn · Posted April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies
  • i was reading this discussion and relate to you on the hand eczema ...

hand eczema

gabriels777horn
  • By gabriels777horn · Posted April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies
  • i have been taking medrol for about 2 months now - had to start at 12-16 mg a day to get hands to clear up - I went down to 8 to 12 mg two days ago and am slowly tapering off. I will stay at this dose ...

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