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Is Memory Loss Or Brain Fog Caused By The Extreme Pain ? I Hadn't Connected The Two But It Answers Some Questions

Is Memory Loss Or Brain Fog Caused By The Extreme Pain ? I Hadn't Connected The Two But It Answers Some Questions

I thought the memory loss was just a part of the ageing process. Now that I've had time to think about it, on extreme pain days I cannot handle simple tasks like making an apportionment and writing it in my calendar.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I have 2 papers that I update after every Dr. visit. The first one has all my Dr. names, addresses, last date seen, next appointment, reason for visit,… read more

posted 3 days ago

Has Anyone Taken The Covid Vaccine On Humaria At The Time?

Has Anyone Taken The Covid Vaccine On Humaria At The Time?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Thats useful to know. Ive been in a lot of pain lately and considered begging to just go on humira without the vaccine. I guess ill keep waiting.

posted 17 days ago

Does Anyone Suffer From SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythromatosis?)

Does Anyone Suffer From SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythromatosis?)

I seem to have flare ups of Lupus especially when I am extra stressed and when a Doctor prescribed me a Blood pressure medication called Hydralazine. I work through it the best I can and retired at 62 because I couldn't keep being an X-ray Technologist.

Does Tonic Water Really Help With Restless Leg Symptoms?

Does Tonic Water Really Help With Restless Leg Symptoms?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I should know that! I even have some of it here at my home. I tell ya, I feel like my brain is only half functioning anymore , shaking my head,

posted about 1 month ago

What Is AS And Some Of The Effects?

What Is AS And Some Of The Effects?

When I was little I had scoliosis and had to see a chiropractor, when I was at n my 20s with 3 kids I threw my back out and couldn’t do anything for a while. A several years ago I was told by ER that I had sciatic without much testing other than X-rays. My dad had a hereditary bone degeneration in his back but I don’t know what it was called or if it’s even a real thing. My pain isn’t a pinched nerve(s), it doesn’t shoot down my legs, it’s mostly concentrated in my lower back… read more

Does Anyone With AS Take Humaira.

Does Anyone With AS Take Humaira.

My husband is 69. The doctor recommended he get on Humaira. His blood work showed no inflammation. Is this normal in some with AS? It appears that Humaira is for inflammation. What alternatives are some of you on?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I would recommend talking to the Doctor about the infusion. I do every 8 weeks but some people only do 4 weeks. It depends on the severity of the AS. It… read more

posted 3 days ago

Any Word In Covid Vaccine With Autoimmune Diseases Like AS?

Any Word In Covid Vaccine With Autoimmune Diseases Like AS?

If anyone has received advice from their doctor on the covid vaccine, would you be willing to share? Also, is the advice with or without biologics use?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

That sucks. I hate the waiting game. But, it's been a year now anyway. What's a few extra weeks?? Don't you have any pain meds?? I have a couple I take… read more

posted 16 days ago
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