Patient Stories

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kim 2006 NZ

“I have not been in to this discussion board for a long time now. I have not been 'avoiding' it - there just has not been the need. And it is all thanks to the”

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Judy 2005 USA

“I was diagnoised with RA in may of 2003. I stumbled acrossed this web site while reading up on information about the disease. My RF was 668 at that time. I saw the doctor in”

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Karla 2005 USA

“Thanks to AP, most of the time I actually forget I have RA. Below are journal entries from my journey with AP. Now that Ive done so well, I no longer track my progress, but”

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Diana 2005

“I had RA for 15 yrs. & on the AP for 13yrs now & happy to say in complete remission. 13yrs ago was very desparte & sick- ruemy had me on Plaquenel, prednisone, nsaids- then”

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Char 2005 USA

“I was diagnoised with RA at 50 - 5 years before it was really active. I had a little problem with my feet but no swelling. 3 years ago I had a biking accident and”

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Susan 2005 USA

“Six months ago I was depressed, thinking about killing myself, had pain of 9 on scale of 10, could not walk, felt any quality life was over. Today I do still have light symptoms but”

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Glenda 2005 AU

“My journey begins in my September 2003 when I had a bad flu with a really sore throat for a number of weeks then suddenly I woke up to find that I could not make”

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Heather 2005 ENG

“i was a publican running a busy county inn in northumberland england,in july of 2001 i felt so worn out but had to keep going as it was the year of the foot and mouth,and”

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Paula 2005 USA

“Nine months ago I started to have some serious pain in my shoulder and left arm. Sharp shootings pain that would intensify as the evenings wore on. Finally I drove myself to the hospital at”

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Charlotte 2005 USA

“If I had only listened to that little voice and demanded Minocycline be prescibed in January 2000, I might have avoided five years of pain and damage! I read everything I could find on RA”