Originally Posted By Cymro
Originally Posted By EricaK
I'm dealing with a depression -

As you have found depresion is a recognised symptom of A.S. I have been lucky in that I have never suffered from it, most of the other A.S. symptoms yes but not depresion thank goodness. You seem to be trying different ways of dealing with this problem and I am sure you will find a way through the bad times. We all with you the best with it.

Yes indeed it is! I find that, when I have a depression come on, if I double up my self-care it goes away in fairly short time. By two weeks of hot baths, exercising a bit more, getting xtra rest, I feel way better. I would say that I managed to slay the worst parts of this one in about 3.5 weeks.
ANA+ RF+ Rh- HLAB27+
Dx JRA 1967, GAD 1997, AS 2009, HMs 2010, CPS 2013
pulmonary edema w/ NSAIDS 2009

Movin' it so I don't lose it!