Achiness is a super common symptom, and it can be a sign of anything from depression to aging. But achiness is a special kind of problem for people with autoimmune diseases and the chronic inflammation that comes with them. Unfortunately, inflammatory achiness is definitely worse (and often more persistent) than sore muscles after a hard workout. It can feel like pain, swelling, stiffness, tenderness, and warmth in the joints. It can even make it difficult to move around; for example, if you have Lyme, you might feel extra stiff when you wake up. Anti-inflammatory meds like steroids can help relieve aches, but they come with some icky side effects, so use caution. Some aches do get better over time, but you can help reduce pain by trying anti-inflammatory foods and herbs, including omega-3 supplements, fatty fish, turmeric, and white willow bark, which may be as helpful as conventional medications. Other treatments that can help you relax and soothe your aches include gentle yoga, massage, or infrared sauna. Feeling achy can make it hard to go about your normal day, but it helps that there are lots of different healing options out there. Play around until you find one that works for you!
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I feel almost like my muscles are being suffocated. My muscles are constantly weak and achy. Sometimes I feel like I can't even stand or sit up. I am also constantly tired and I feel physically exhausted 90% of the time. Does anyone have an idea whats wrong?
i think my partner is posioning me my body has been aching allot and weaknesses ive had seizures but more when i am with him. i found photos on his phone . am i being posioned or just crazy i am 23 yrs old and sick all the time latley my whole body failing me
anyone know of anything to relieve neck pain? along with my chronic headache, my neck has been aching constantly (in the center and below the base of my skull)
everyday I'm in pain and I don't know why I'm guessing it could be stress. my arms always aching on and off and my jaw hurts then I get headaches but I don't know why. I play guitar and workout but that used to never cause any pain and tylenol doesn't work either
Does anyone else get really achy joints from Remicade? I started it when I was 9 then switched to a diff meds bc I built up antibioties but they’ve since gone away and I’m back on it now. I’m pretty sure I had joint pain back when I was 9 as well, but that was nearly 10 yrs ago now so it’s hard to remember!
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