Pain Medication: Truth by Hurt Blogger

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‘Would you deny a diabetic their insulin? Or a cancer patient their chemo?’ Neither of these patients chose their illnesses, and their choice to be well is not stigmatized. Why then, are chronic pain patients limited in the medication they desperately need to treat their conditions? Read More: thehurtblogger.com/post/33140578097/pain-medication-truth

Calm Before The Storm

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Over the past couple of months, I’ve noticed a steady uptick in the frequency and severity of my flares. I’ve gone from having a peak every other week (this, and not true “remission,” is where I often strive to be), to once a week minimum, to my now current of almost every other day. While many people who are feeling …

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Vicky Besley

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Photos © Vicky Besley Name? Vicky Besley Age? 27 Location? Worcestershire, England How long have you lived with RA? 4 years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Make sure you are comfortable with your rheumatologist as it makes the whole process a lot easier. Don’t be scared to ask lots of questions no …