When to say when

48 yo white male in Texas thank God the cold is unbeatable. Was diagnosed with ra in 2010. Did a lot of treatment for it but nothing seem to work; methotrexate, folic acid, ect, some I can’t even say. My doctor put me on Remicade infusions that seemed to help and I thought we were moving in the right direction but the next year I developed lumps on the back of my neck and in my groin area that turned out to be Lymphnoma. 6 months of chemo that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy and now I’m left with painkillers and steroids as the answer. I don’t know if people understand when you tell them that you’re in pain. I don’t think they really get it but the only thing that I have to keep me going is my wife and two young boys or I would have done ended it 4 months into chemo. So now it’s Day by day. I’m just trying to hold on and make the best of it. Still at the end of my rope so I joined this website to talk to people that understand what I’m talking about when I say that I’m in the pain they know that I’m in pain and don’t look at me as if I just want drugs. I don’t know what would be better; a junkie or ra, sometimes I feel like both. So so tired of this life, so tired.

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  • Shankar
    3 years ago

    Hey dont be frustrated on urself. My wife was in similar condition. But she is doing good now. I think this might help you.
    I thought this might help you
    My wife had Rheumatoid Arthritis. She was getting backpain once in a year during winter and after taking tablets for 1-2months it use to go away. But last year it was worse. She had constant body pain though she was under medication. When dr changes tablet she use to feel better for 1-2 days and pain was back. Dr then tries steroid tablets. My wife started accumulation fat. But it didn’t help at all. We tried Arvada. It increased her gastric and she started getting nausea. We were terrified without knowing what to do. Then i found a book on naturopathy from Jindal hospital. I thought I would give a try. It really helped her. Since a year she doesn’t have any symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. This is what we did that helped us. I hope it might help someone having trouble with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
    a) Daily drink fruit juice without adding sugar or sth extra.I use to make pomegranate,apple, orange, pineapple, watermelon, muskmelon etc. I used slowjiucer to get juice out of fruits. Drink it twice morning and evening.
    b) Take 2 thick cotton towels (turkey towel). Dip one in hot water 40-50 degree celsius. dip another in cold water. Squeeze it to dry. Now you have hot towel. Put that on your back. Let it stay for 2 min. Now take the cold towel. Squeeze it to dry. Put that on your back. leave it for 30 sec. repeat it 4 times before your bed. End this by applying another hot towel for 1 min. c) Then take some massage oil and massage back for 3-4min.

    Try it for 3 weeks. I bet you will see improvements. English medicines will have side effects. This is all natural and you will naturally. I think fresh fruit juices will have lot of antioxidants and help your body to heal. Hot/cold packs will help you to recover too. I didn’t try which one of this actually helped her. I know its one of it OR could be both. I didn’t want to experiment. But it really helps. Try it.Good luck.

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