Knock Me Down, Pick Me Up

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After a couple of relatively symptom-free weeks, my rhuematoid arthritis is once again knocking me down. Today I didn’t get out of bed until around 1:00 p.m. Even then, I did’t much get past first gear…although I am proud to say that even as my day passed by in slow-motion, I was able to make it into the kitchen to …

More Inflammatory Arthritis Blogs

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Cytokines Within I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in Feb 2012 (at age 29) after about 3 years of mild symptoms and 1 year of aggressively active disease. I’ve now developed secondary fibromyalgia as well. It has turned my life upside down. Before RA, I was a full-time student majoring in molecular biology, dreaming of a PhD down the road. …

Research Study: Have You Overcome Chronic Pain?

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Millions of people suffer from chronic pain every day. Some are able to overcome their pain problem; and we are interested in learning from these individuals in order to help others. This study has been constructed to allow individuals to record their own stories of overcoming chronic pain. These stories will be studied to search for common themes and patterns. …