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Cleaning Tips For AS Patients: Let's Start A List!
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

Time savers, quicker/simpler ways of cleaning, when to ask for help, the most effective way to ask for help, when to hire help.... Your tip?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

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Thank you. 🕊️ Peace.

posted November 29
I’m Simply Unable To Keep My House As Clean As When I Was Not So Disabled. I Let It Bother Me To No Ends.
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How does anyone cope with things that you are no longer able to do such as k

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Treasure what you can do,keep that sense of humor!

posted 46 minutes ago
Does Anyone Besides Me Have It Where You Feel Like You Are Getting An Extremely Tight Hug In Your Chest?
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

Symptom

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Yes most definitly..it happens about once a year and is dangerous..i say this because it landed me in the ER thinking i was having a Heart Attack..come to find out it was my Heart Muscle..Spondylitis… read more

posted November 27
Pharmacy Visits - How Do Your Visits Go?
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I have issues with the pharmacy every single month. It is to the point where I literally hate to have to call, chat, or visit. I have had to wait on hold for an hour so many times and then was hung up on. I am treated as if I am a seeker and it is infuriating.

I had ACL surgery and the pharmacy cancelled my post surgery prescription for fast release oxycodone. The pharmacy named a doctor that had told them to cancel the prescription. The doctor's name was not any of my doctors, none of them… read more

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

That's exactly where I was thinking of going. Thank you for confirming this is a good idea.

posted November 25
Is There A Difference Between Spondylitis And Spondylosis
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I'm just wanting to know the difference between Spondylitis and Spondylosis

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I just read that the difference is that -itis is autoimmune related, -osis is wear and tear related. Pretty sure I read it on this site.

posted November 24
Was Recently Told I Don’t Have AS After Being Treated For 3 Years With IV Infusion And Methotrexate
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

A new Rheumatologist thinks I don’t have AS because these drugs don’t seem to be helping. Has anyone else had this happen to them?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Thanks Mimi, because of my past experiences, I dont worry until I'm lying in a bed with more than one dr looking down at me telling me that it's time to worry. Life is too short and days of mobility… read more

posted November 30
What Aspects Of Spondylitis Are You Grateful For And Worried About Lately?
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Thank you because of the Shingles I've got to be 6 weeks clear before he can do the op ! As it can cause major complications. So they have given me January the 18th !! Nevermind. Have a lovely and… read more

posted November 29
The Antidepressant Is Called Citalopram.
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I'm frightened to death of having another flare up my back is already starting to throb, I'm relaying it to the antidepressant.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Hi Stephanie luckily enough I'd only took it for one day but I decided that the symptoms weren't worth taking the antidepressant.and not worth a flare up.

posted November 27
Can Antidepressants Trigger A Spondylitis Flare Up?
A MySpondylitisTeam Member asked a question 💭

Struggling with depression only yesterday started taking an antidepressant and my back is now starting to throb

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Thankyou Barbielux the first night I took it it i was sweating terribly couldn't sleep and my back was throbbing seems to have calmed down a bit now I do have a bad habit of eating way too many carbs… read more

posted November 21
Does Anyone Have Experience With Taking Indocine SR? Don’t Want To Take Methotrexate.
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Thank you

posted November 21
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