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Rheumatoid Arthritics and Biologicals (bDMARDs)…my rheumatologist is applying for Enbrel!

The good news is, that rheumy has decided I am sick enough for biologicals.The Bad news is that rheumy has decided that I am...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and pain management with opioids (morphine, oxycodone)

You’re in pain?  Can’t you just take a pill?Yeah, I can, but it’s not that kind of pain.  A tylenol or an ibuprofen just...

Onwards to Arava (leflunomide) to treat my Rheumatoid Arthritis

I went to my new rheumatologist yesterday.   And I survived!I always get very stressed before seeing a new doctor.  Starting from the beginning, explaining...

What is Neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain occurs when the nerve fibres are damaged by disease or injury, causing them to misfire and send pain signals to the brain....

Rheumatoid Arthritis – do I qualify for Biological drugs now?

A few posts ago I talked about my latest appointment with my rheumatologist, where he effectively told me he would never be able to...