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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.
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.
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
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?