Patient Stories

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ed 2002 USA

“My wife broke her back about 10 yrs ago - she was never to ride again (she exercised everyday and rode again after 1 year). About 4 yrs ago she developed Rheumatoid Arthritis - a”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Waunette 2002 USA

“I was diagnosed with RA in 1987 and within one year I was bedridden. I first heard about Dr. Brown and antibiotic treatment when he was interviewed on the television program"2020" with Barbara Walters in”

Fibromyalgia, MCTD

Lisa J. 2002 USA

“I was always a healthy kid growing up. It seemed no matter what I did, I never got hurt bad. Not even a broken bone. When I was 16 I came down with Mono. I”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Richard 2002 USA

“In 1996, I was almost crippled with RA. The arthritis specialist had me on several different arthritis drugs for almost a year and I was doing fairly well but because of possible side effects I”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kim 2002 USA

“It started in 1990 with a-lot of stiffness and pain. I wasn\'t sure what to think and then came the Doctor visit that changed the way I live... In December of 1990 I was diagnosed”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

John 2002 USA

“Five years ago I thought I was indestructible. Really, I thought that I would live forever and that given any situation I could overcome anything. Boy, has this been a learning lesson. Five years ago”

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s

Emmy 2002

“I was diagnosed with RA in June 1999, had been symptomatic since April 1999 - got up one day and had pain in both feet. I got a Rhumatologist appointment in June, who confirmed I”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Fena 2002 USA

“I had a very sudden onset of ra in the fall of 1986. On a saturday, i ran my usual six mile run along the russian river in the california wine country. I developed severe”


Rita 2002 USA

“If anyone tells you that fibromyalgia is reserved for middle-aged women, who are having a hard time coping with the empty nest, tell them to "Go soak your head"! When my daughter, Jenn, was in”

CFIDS, FMS, MCS, EI, ES, Lyme, Raynauds

Rosemary 2002 AU

“Writing the story has been very difficult, I just could not put it down on paper what I have experienced so will give a brief outline with the chance to update later. So thrilled and”