As this disease progresses (deteriorated you) and family & friends don't understand you and therefore dont help you or help you less and less, and doctors decrease or stop treating you due to political cost effectiveness mandates...
Where do you see yourself? How do you see yourself physically? How do you see yourself coping? Are these your final days? What kinds of choices will you make?
I am an overly emotional person, just the way I’m built. I often wonder that I’m not doing enough to support everyone Is there a need for a sponsorship program? It’s just a thought. To help building a ramp, giving a physical hug or what is needed to someone I need. Does this support already exist and I don’t know of it. Most of the time here we just need to vent or get suggestions to our problems. I see some that I think need more contact and it bothers me, as I should be doing… read more
Does anyone on here have Arachnoiditis, I was diagnosed with it 16 years ago, and I am in torment. I am now on 647mcg. Intrathecal Fentanyl pump therapy, 2 oxycontin, 2 cymbalta, 2 lyrica, and 2 diclofenac, and it only shaves the edge off the pain at best.
Does anyone have any suggestions that might help?
I am trying acupuncture next as I hear it sometimes helps.
Thanks I advance,
Hi all, I’m hoping you can help me with the wealth of experience on the site
Diagnosed with Spondylolisthesis in 2015 (age 39)
Spinal fusion and decompression L4 - S1 in January 2017
C2 - C7 disc degeneration/spondylitis with three bulging discs
T10 - 11 bulging disc
L3 - L4 bulging disc
S1 - bulging disc
Pain head to toe. Numbness and tingling in arms and legs
Legs keep giving way and spasms
I really don’… read more
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Being vegan, vegetarian, no dairy, gluten free does it help???
I had to go off of Humira after 7 months of use because I suddenly developed hives. I have been on Remicade for 6 months and have started to get red bumps mostly on my face that are very itchy. I don't want to go off of my medication again, but being itchy every day is unpleasant. My P.A. at rhuemetologist office seems clueless about what to do.