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Rheumatoid arthritis and I think I have secondary adrenal insufficiency

Before my recent surgery I was doing a prednisone taper, to try and get to 10mg of prednisone before the surgery. That was what...

What is Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency

There are two types of adrenal insufficiency.  The first, Addison's Disease, is an autoimmune disease where the adrenal glands are damaged and can no...

Rheumatoid arthritis and shoulder arthritis – my latest x-rays

After I saw rheumy, I went to have my x-rays done immediately.  Get it all over and done with.  And I really want to...

Rheumatoid Arthritis on holiday

Ok, bad headline. Rheumatoid Arthritis, the way that I have it, is NEVER on holiday. Maybe it’s too lazy sometimes to make me really...

The Perils of Prednisone – Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Prednisone is a magic bullet.  It is a powerful anti-inflammatory that can make people feel very, very much better in a short period of...