Patient Stories

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

2007

“Two years ago, our daughter Caroline (not her real name) developed a swelling above her left knee. She was 6, and had been ice-skating every day for a week. In our ignorance, we did not”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Thomas 2007 USA

“In August of 2005 I came down with a serious illness that kept me out of work for nearly a week. During the course of the illness, I had a fever that broke 105 degrees.”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kathy 2007 USA

“My husband contacted Rheumatoid Arthritis over 8 years ago. After many doctors; Methothrexite, Humira, Renicade and Orencia, plus other medications for pain, he finally started on the antibiotcs 9 months ago. Last year, he had”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nancy 2007 USA

“I was asked to post our story here...I am very busy right now and will post a more in depth testimonial when I can.........Just a short update.After 3 1/2 years of AP with Dr. J.S”

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme, Raynauds

Juliette 2007

“My onset of CFS was very gradual. I had Raynaud's and sleep difficulties for almost 10 years before any other symptoms appeared. After 2 difficult pregnancies, I found an enlarged lymph node under my arm.”

Scleroderma

Dolores 2007 USA

“My Fight And Recovery From Scleroderma In 18 months on A/P I am Dolores P. Rosner and this is my story. May 13th, 2007 - Happy Mother's Day. I was diagnosed with S/D in October”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Anonymous 2007 USA

“My story began Nov. 10, 2003. I had a terrible sore throat. I called in sick and went to an urgent care facility. The rapid strep test came back negative, but the Dr. said, "These”

Scleroderma, RA

Anonymous 2007 CA

“In 1999, lesions that had been developing for about 10 years on my adult daughter's upper arm and stomach were finally diagnosed as scleroderma. It was good to have a diagnosis but frightening when we”

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Dani 2007 USA

“I would like to share a paper my daughter has written for a class she is taking in college. This is rather long, but I hope you enjoy. I want to Thank Road Back For”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Karen 2007 USA

“I live in Southern California and was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis at 33 years old. I grew up very healthy and active. I rarely got sick as a child. I was involved in softball, ballet”