I Have Takayasu Arteritis

A Takayasu Arteritis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Takayasu Arteritis. You're not alone. 9 People

    Hello everyone, I just want to say i am

    so thankful to have found this page. I am 28 and i was diagnosed with TA in December of last year. I have had a very rough road since i was 19. When i was 19 i went to the dr and presented with very high blood pressure, i was diagnosed with Fibromuscular Dysplasia due to...
    Sammiej24 Sammiej24
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2014

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with TA in January 2014

    so this is all still kind of new to me. I'm 21, and this is definitely not the life that I expected. I am on a ton of medicines, but the one that I despise of is the prednisone. Since leaving the hospital after my diagnosis, I have been going up and down on the prednisone. 60 mg...
    hollyjaaay hollyjaaay
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    I was dx in sept 2014.

    I am finally not active. I am on MTX, imuran, prednisone, gabapentin, lisinopril, flexerol, tramadol, aspirin, ca, vit d, folic acid I think I hitosy of them. My renal arteries are 70% occluded but on meds BP under control. So my superior mesenteric artery, inferior mesenteric...
    roxyvolcom77 roxyvolcom77
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2015

    Where was this page when I needed it?

    ? I've been living with Takayasu's Arteritis for about 10 years now. I guess you can say, it gets easier with time ( you get used to it). I was diagnosed with TA when I was 12 years old in 2005. I lost control of my right hand, it started twitching and I was constantly dropping...
    22-25, F
    Jun 17, 2015
More Stories