I have just been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis...I am only 29, a mechanic,will it affect my work?

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I have just been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis...I am only 29, a mechanic,will it affect my work?
i love my job but find it hard to move around now, how will it affect my life generally? Im dealing with it but feel a bit lost and confused, any help or ideas from anyone else with this DISEASE would be appreciated.Im not sure what blood type i am but im already taking anti immune suppressants and anti inflammitories and very strong painkillers...thanks guys
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unfortunately it is one of those diseases that gets worse over time. it may be several years before you are too ill to work, but it is a definite possibility that you can't ignore. your best bet would be to google it and i'm sure you will find a wealth of information and online communities that can offer support and advice.
honestly, yes it might affect your work and other things as well. my uncle is a mechanic and he has arthritis and it limits him, but not too much. just because you have that don't let that limit you from doing what you want.
hI I DONT HAVE THE DISEASE BUT MY MUM HAS AND THE DOC TEST ME EVERY 2 YEARS BECAUSE I HAVE JOINT PROBLEMS. HAVE A LOOK AT THE RHEUMATOID WEBSIT JUST PUT THAT IN THE TOOL BAR LOADS OF ADVICE THERE. i HEARD OF A LADY THAT HAD AN INJECTION THAT SUPRESSED HER IMMUNE SYSTEM AND SHE NOW IS FEELING GREAT ONLY ONE PROB IS YOU PICK UP COLDS AND THINGS EASIER THEN.GOOD LUCK AND BE POSITIVE. THINKING OF YOU.
Yes I'm afraid with this strengous type of work it will .I would advise you to see a Homeopth.Rheumatiod Arthritus is an inflamatory disease. I wonder if you are blood groupO I am and I know that ''Os'' are more prone to iflamatory diseases than the other blood types of course o is also the most common . Which are you?Again I prompt you to go to see a Homeopath
Number one, have you been to seek medical opinion and help? Once you have done that, you can learn to control rheumatoid arthritis. Try and avoid all foods that contains a high level of acid, vinegar and even fruits with a high content of acids. That will also go for soft drinks and so forth. What this acids does is it builds something like cristals in your joints and that is why you get this swelling and tremendous pains especially when you move your knee and knuckles. You must see what you can do whilst you are still young for when you get older and you do not attend to this problem, it may certainly effect your work.
If you do not take action it may affect your work. The key is to take responsibility - learn all you can about rheumatoid arthritis and take preventive action.You need to read everything you can about the disease. It is a degenerative disease - you need to take action now.In the past, good cellular nutrition* meant eating the right fruits and veggies every day, but things are more complicated now. Because of the degradation of our food supply, it's harder to get the good antioxidants* you need straight from the grocery store. Of course, eating a healthy balanced diet full of fruits and veggies is still a good start, but you need to make sure you're properly supplementing your diet with antioxidants and minerals.If you want to prevent ever developing arthritis symptoms, here are some important ingredients you should look for in quality* nutritional supplements or individual supplementation:Biovflavonoids* - these are antioxidants often found in colorful fruits and veggies, but are important in a nutritional supplement, as well.Fish oil - The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are incredible defenses against oxidative stress.Grape-seed extract* - potentially one of the most effective antioxidants available, grape-seed extract has been found to neutralize free radicals for up to three days after taking it.Vitamin C - we've all heard how important vitamin C is in your diet, but are you getting enough of it? Some natural health practitioners recommend up to 2000 mg of vitamin C daily.Glucosamine* sulfate - Very important in cartilage synthesis, glucosamine should be supplemented at levels of 1500-2000 mg per day to help rebuild cartilage and prevent pain.I hope this information helps. - best of luck.
A test for the infection borreliosis / lyme disease may help,as arthritis is one of the symptoms.See sites below for details.

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