People like me
Are you struggling with your RA Treatment?You are not on your own.
Watch other people with RA share their stories about the difficulties they have experienced with their treatment and the impact it has had on their RA and on their lives.
Angela talks about how she had “been experiencing symptoms for two years” and how It was a relief to get a diagnosis to begin “treatment to make things better”.
Mary talks about being diagnosed in her “very early 20’s” and coming to terms with a “very disabling condition” that came as quite a shock.
Greg talks about being “diagnosed at the age of six” and the importance of “being honest with all the health care team” to get the most of out of treatment.
Gillian talks about first being told she had arthritis in her diagnosis and how RA affects her life on a daily basis.
Beth talks about how the RA affects “every single day” and encourages people with rheumatoid arthritis to be open and honest with their doctor, rheumatologist or nurse.
Diagnosed with RA at the age of 23, Rebecca discusses her symptoms and how “everyday tasks can be quite painful”. She has found it difficult to stick with her treatment but “would definitely advise another patient to speak openly with their rheumatologist.”
In the video Rebecca talks about the importance of speaking openly with your rheumatologist.