Here are some tips to help minimize RA fatigue (I am sure that you have tried many of them, but there may be one in there that helps). Also, this working woman's guide to RA addresses some ways to minimize the impact RA has on your job and may be an interesting read for you, as may these tips on living with and managing RA in a broader sense than just your job. I hope you find some of the information in these articles helpful! Please let us know how you are doing View Thread
"Drugs known as biologics have grabbed headlines over the years, both for their potential in fighting cancer and other diseases, and for their high price tag.
Now, the FDA's approval of the first so-called "biosimilar" drug clears the way for manufacturers to make lower-cost versions of those expensive drugs, saving patients money and improving access to the medications."
Read the article above for more information on what biosimilar drugs are, why they are important, and how they can help people.
Have you hear of biosimilar drugs? What are your thoughts?View Thread
"Need a little help sometimes? Maybe getting out of a chair, cooking a meal, or writing out a shopping list? You can make life with rheumatoid arthritis easier with a few handy helpers that don't cost a lot." -- the link above has more information.
Here is a list of tools (most cost under $20) that can help you have more freedom and less pain. Has anyone here tried any of these devices? Or will you try them?View Thread
Hi Kornelia, and welcome to the community! This slideshow outlines foods that help with RA; it contains a lot of information that I think you will find helpful. The RA Health Center is filled with more information that you might want to look through. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
Here is some information on RA symptoms that you might compare to your own experience. The best thing to do would be to consult your doctor about what is causing your pain. Please let us know how you are doing.View Thread
Here is a news piece from late last year that discusses sugary drinks and RA that says that women who drink one or more sugar-sweetened sodas a day might raise their risk of getting rheumatoid arthritis but does not prove cause and effect. The link above has more information. View Thread
I think that it would be best for you to speak with your doctor about this worsening pain -- he/she will be best able to determine if what you are experiencing is a normal reaction or if some change in your medication needs to be made. This drug result contain some of the common side effects of methotrexate that you might want to look through.View Thread