Having an inflammatory disease and using medications that suppress your immune system is like a double whammy. But this info can help the non-disease challenged as well, it's how I discovered all this & formulated a system. Inside your mouth, problems are compounded by a lot of naturally occurring bacteria, as well as food breaking down into more bacteria (bonus points if you still have your tonsils, because they are little evil collection pockets for bacteria). Add to that, the insult of having to scrub your gums and/or tongue on a daily basis multiple times … [Read more...]
Archives for September 2015
Why another blog ?
I was going to name this blog "Up bone creak without a paddle (or a cure)" but honestly, WAY too much typing for RA fingers, even though I though it whimsical and clever :-) and not a user friendly web address, so BoneCreak.com it is. This is my basic story of getting diagnosed and a familiar one to many people with an Autoimmune Mobility Disease. After my wonderful Primary Care doc suggested I explore seeing a Rheumatology Specialist, having complained often of pain and aching in joints, I was sort of (depending which Doctor or Rheumatologist you ask) … [Read more...]