Hello, my name is steven. Today I found out that I have Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of 16. After looking up the condition for a while some things have started to concern me. One, the harsh and crippling damage it causes. And two, how many of the symptoms are already showing.
I was given the blood test by my doctor for unusual back and joint pain(thought to be caused by a motorcycle crash). I had always thought the stiffness and joint pain was usual for everybody, I guesss not. And after looking online I have discovered just how many symptoms I show. Joint pain, Stiffness in the morning, loss of some movement in pinky knuckle(both), and the numbness and tingling in feet.
For those of you who have this condition.. What measures can I take to slow the damage? Are there any good leads in the feild for a treatment? Advice on how to deal with it?