I was diagnosed in July 2017 and have had ongoing symptoms since. I live in MN, and am being treated at the Mayo Clinic, which has been awesome, because the previous Rheumy I went to diagnosed me with Fibromyalgia instead of RA. For the record, I am 48 years old and male.
I know there are a lot of opinions about where one lives and how that can impact quality of life. And I know you can't give medical advise over the Internet, so I'm really not asking for that. Since last Saturday, I've been in Colorado visiting my parents for Christmas. My first day was a little rough, but that could be expected after hauling luggage around an airport. But Yesterday and today, I have sprung out of bed as if I have no RD.
Have others moved to CO and seen a difference in their symptoms? Right now, I know I have RA because I still have some joint pain, but I can jump out of bed instead of having to slowly push myself up off the night stand to get out of bed.
So many variables...just wondering if anyone experienced something similar, and if the effect was long lasting.