From one Kelly to another - I agree wholeheartedly that DIET plays a big part in reducing the pain and swelling that comes with RA. I am down to only 7mg of prednisone a day (started out close to 20mg about 6 months ago). I no longer eat red meat/pork/chicken (or any other 4 legged animal) - only fish or shrimp on occasion. I do stay away from gluten although I was tested and did not find a sensitivity. My head is just clearer and I'm able to focus better if I avoid it. Eating a plant based diet helps remedy so many diseases - it's too bad most MD's dont even mention diet during appointments - they just move right on to giving out pills. Best of luck to all on this site - RA pain can be debilitating - I hope you all find the releif to help you manage your pain.View Thread
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