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Mid Argyll woman fights arthritis by throwing herself out of a plane

ARTHRITIS comes in many forms, and can strike anyone, any time – something that one young Mid Argyll woman knows only too well.

But the impact of the condition can be eased when good pals are around to help. And one good pal is about to jump out of a plane to fight arthritis.

At the age of 29, mum-of-two Pamela Booth was suddenly experiencing swelling and pain in her knuckles and hands. Before long her whole body was affected. Medics estimated that 86 per cent of Pamela’s body was showing characteristic inflammation associated with psoriatic arthritis, and the pain was severe. Her immune system was severely weakened, and at one point she came close to death.

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