• Why do i have to suffer with all that pain?

    Asked by Jay504 on Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Why do i have to suffer with all that pain?

    7 Answers from the Community

    7 answers
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      Food.
      2 cups berries (prefrozen, organic will do, & 2 cups of sprouts,daily, for 3 weeks.
      If you notice a slight difference continue.
      :-D
      Best wishes.

      almost 4 years ago
    • BarbarainBham's Avatar
      BarbarainBham

      You obviously need to call your doctor, who is the expert. With all due respect to Barryboomer, before you go to narcotic pain medications, you need to be diagnosed and treated for whatever your problem is. If it's rheumatoid arthritis, there are lots of step-by-step things to try first to make it better, as SandiA mentioned.

      Narcotics only cover up pain rather than improving the problem and are mind-altering, which means you can't safely drive or do things you're used to doing. I would only take them temporarily after surgery unless you want to change your lifestyle. Inflammation is a big part of RA, so first try NSAID's and steroids. Best wishes.

      almost 4 years ago
    • MarianneT's Avatar
      MarianneT

      I had RA prior to breast cancer. The chemo for cancer put it in remission. I was told prior to chemo it may be a benefit for the RA. I had RA for 10 years before albeit only moderate discomfort. I found diet helped tremendously. It seems certain foods effect people differently so I did some trial and error after doing some reading on the subject. For me sugar caused a good deal of flare ups so I pretty much eliminated it. I also added omega 3 supplements and cut back on night shade vegetables. I used a lot of anti-inflammatory ingredients in cooking, smoothies, etc. These things, while not a cure, seemed to help me a lot.

      almost 4 years ago

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