Psoriatic And Rheumatoid Arthritis Blogs

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Arthriticquaker I’m 30, I live in Scotland. I have psoriatic arthritis and I am a Quaker. I’m married, I have a young family and I teach part time. This blog is an attempt to make sense of my life with arthritis and to collect some of the writings and quotes on Quakerism that I find interesting but never seem to …

National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

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The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association is dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner. More Info: http://www.aarda.org/

A Matter Of Perspective

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My Bedside Table Some fresh-cut roses from the garden, standing in a small glass pitcher. A daily strip of medicines from my weekly pill organizer, with an evening dose of Plaquenil visible in the front compartment. A trio of creams for my arthritic hands: Aspercreme, Peaceful Mountain Joint Rescue, and Bengay. As I continue to encounter new levels of pain …

NPR: Patients Seek Moral And Medical Support Online

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Talk of the Nation – March 3, 2011 A joint study between the Pew Internet and American Life Project and the California HealthCare Foundation finds that one in five Internet users go online seeking others with similar health concerns. And after receiving a diagnosis, especially for rare diseases, an increasing number of people are turning to the web, in the …

More Rheumatoid Arthritis Blogs

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Living Rheum Journals For four months I have been battling my Rheumatoid Arthritis. I was pulled from all previous meds as they were not working & giving me terrible side effects.  I have tried many oral medications to no avail.  The inflammation is no better, the pain is still very much present & the fatigue is always a reminder of how badly this disease …