Category Archives: Remicade

Sleeping with Arthritis

If you’ve glanced over to the right you would have seen that it is just over 2 weeks until my next dose of Remicade.  Currently my dosing regime is every 12 weeks, which according to my doctor is the highest … Continue reading

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Cheat Day

I’ve recently instituted a “cheat day” which I take on Saturdays, and it has really proved advantageous.  I originally decided on a cheat day in order to ensure my body doesn’t go into starvation mode while I am reducing fat.  … Continue reading

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Enbrel. Make it generic baby!

I recalled that Enbrel, being one of the first biologics developed, must be coming up to the end of its’ patent soon.  Those of you who have read about me will know that the first biologic I went on was … Continue reading

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Workout Fiend. Elbow Psoriasis Updated

Well, as promised I had my “upper” workout yesterday, training back, chest, shoulders & arms.  I dropped my usual weight in order to increase reps.  Wow – it really hurts once you get over 12 reps in a set.  I … Continue reading

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Next Remicade Infusion

Today I grabbed my Remicade infusion history from my Doctor.  I thought it would be interesting to see the length of time between infusions.  It was not easy to get my records so I think something got lost in the … Continue reading

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Increased Risk of Lymphoma if on TNF Blocker?

About 2 years ago my doctor in China (Internal Medicine Specialist) mentioned that there were some reports of increased incidence of lymphoma in patients taking TNF blockers.  At the time I just acknowledged it and didn’t take it any further.  … Continue reading

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Good Sleep = Less Psoriasis

Today I was back at work.  However that is not the reason for the post (but I thought I’d throw it in there for the sympathy vote).  The reason is that my psoriasis is much improved.  It has just about … Continue reading

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Psoriasis Ears

One of the more unusual places which we psoriasis sufferers can get psoriasis is the inside of the ear.  I find it doesn’t actually get itchy, but one needs to be careful that you don’t absentmindedly pull out a big … Continue reading

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Sleeping Ok (apart from RLS), and Elbow Psoriasis

Last night I went out and met up with a couple of friends at a local sports bar.  Watched some NRL – a game between the Tigers and Parramatta – which was wonderful as I haven’t seen one for so … Continue reading

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My 3.30am Alarm Clock

For the past three days I’ve been waking up at 3.30am with back pain.  Waking once or twice I would count as a coincidence – but after waking a third time I realized that perhaps all is not as it … Continue reading

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