Hi. Just recently was diagnosed with MCTD. I was seemingly healthy with a mild case of Raynauds. I pushed my primary health care dr to test for ANA and they came back high positive 1:1280 & Speckled.
Then went to a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic. More tests and now high RNP.
Mayo checked lungs, heart, liver etc. all good for now.
Mayo said come back in 6 months. Well, not good enough for me . So I went to a functional Medecine Practioner... now on tons of vitamins and diet changes.
Im super scared and confused. I’m going gluten free, dairy free, mostly sugar free- soda & coffee free. Cutting way back on alcohol (not ready to cut it yet).
Hope this helps??!!
I got a massage recently, and she paid a lot of attention to my arms and hands. Naturally, my therapist helped promote the blood flow in my hands. For an hour after my inflamation was decreased tremendously,and the morning after I was able to close my hands into a fist(I am not usally able to do that) I am lucky enough to have PPO insurance that covers massages because it is considered physical...
I am feeling a lot better since the last time I posted, at least mentally and emotionally.My syptoms havn't gotten better, but I realized that I was being a bit dramatic with my last post. I've for the most part come to terms with my condition. I have decided that I am going to use my Yoga certification to help others with this condition, and be a voice for others like us. I will be taking...