HELP...TCA,PMR, FIBRO Actemra
I went to see the Rheumy today. I am on weekly shots of Actemra and 2mg....
Weakness in Thighs - how to remedy
I have started to have weakness in my thighs. I notice it when attempting to stand from a seated position, going up stairs, even just a few, ...
Hope or hopeless
I’m not doing well after 17 months since diagnosed. Im 74 but had a fibromyalgia diagnosis for 36 years before GCA/PMR....
Will Humira help PMR?
" From rheumatology notes: " 64 year-old gentleman with PMR and a history of reactive arthritis ( with inflammatory low back pain, HLA-B27+, ...
Has Actemra been helpful for PMR?
I have had a flare of PMR when I got down to 7 mg reducing by 1 mg per month....
Club zero for 5 days and counting --- unconventional method
Six months ago I was stuck on 10 mg prednisone and my rheum insisted that I taper as low as possible. I managed to get down to 7 mg in Decemb...
Horrible gca headache!! (and update)
My rheumy then decided he is going to treat me for the gca and prescribed Actemra....
Flare on Actemra
I’ve had monthly Actemra infusions since December and added leflunomide in February for primary diagnosis of PMR, secondary RA due to positiv...
What should I do prior to Endo appointment?
I doubt there is a correct answer to this question but I would like this appointment to be a productive one. I am currently taking 5 mg of pr...
Cannabidiol (CBD) and GCA treatment - all narratives welcome
If anyone has any commentary about using Cannabidiol ( CBD ) for use in treating GCA or PMR or any form of Arteritis, it will be helpful to k...
Actemra biological injection for Rhuematoid Arthritis
Could anyone help me please. You have been injecting myself now for about 6 months....
Scoop on latest rheumi visit.
My next appointment with rheumi in October will mark the end of the second year since my PMR diagnosis....
Suffering on Humira
New to the group and hoping for insight. I have had four Humira infusions....
Deep muscle massage therapy
the longest period of time in 10 years since being diagnosed with PMR. I have some arthritic and neuropathic pain but not the kind of pain I ...
Stelara for GCA
My doctor wants to try Stelara biologic shots for my treatment because I was no longer able to continue Actemra when I got dividiculitis. Som...
Has anyone used this drug? I had a temporal biopsy a week ago, started on 60 mg prednisone, still feel like my head is in a vice, a squeezing...
After a week spent at Mayo, I was diagnosed with GCA back in November. My doctor went to a conference shortly after I was diagnosed and learn...
PolyBursitis Rheumatica & Bacon Sandwiches
My first question was what exactly happens in the body with PMR? What is interesting is my glucose is not affected like it was in the early d...
I have a dilemma ...
I have been taking prednisone for 25 years but only the last 10 years to treat PMR. Only once was prednisone ever restricted and that was whe...
Additional autoimmune disease now.
After 30 odd years with fibromyalgia I started developing more intense symptoms and lost 1/4 of my body weight. At that time was diagnosed wi...
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