Has anyone else had the problem of weight gain since being diagnosed with RA? I have put on 10 lbs. which I cannot get off after undergoing steroid oral and I.V. treatments. I never changed my diet while on the steroids b/c I was aware that they could make you gain weight, but I figured the weight would fall off after I was finished with the treatments. Well it has been a year now and I am unable to lose a pound, and yes I count calories and exercise daily. I now refuse to take any of the RA medications that has a weight gain indication, but I am so frustrated with this extra weight that I cannot lose. I am also afraid that this extra 10 lbs. will worsen my RA symptoms since now my joints have more weight to handle. Has anyone else had this problem or similar problems? I am not getting much help from the Dr. on this one. Thank you all!View Thread
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