How are you coping with Prednisone hunger?
I have been dealing with prednisone hunger since being diagnosed with pmr....
GERD and nausea
Hi! I am a 44 years old female....
Hi all I had a flare a few weeks ago and had to go up to 10mg pred, which was disappointing, as I had got down to 3 and was trying to get dow...
Omaprazole side effects
I have taken omaprazole for several years as I have a hiatus hernia and esophagitis. I have now realised this is when my IBS symptoms started...
Colon Cancer Warning
Hi everyone. I wanted to give a quick reminder on the importance of getting your scheduled check ups and colonoscopies after your bowel disea...
Just wondered if anyone else has problems getting blood tests done at their GP surgery. I went to mine to ask for a hba1c test ( I am type 2 ...
Bad case of esophagitis
It all started with acid reflux for about a year and a half, taking Tums and thinking everything is alright. Until I started noticing my acid...
Radiotherapy and pmr
Is there anybody reading this please who is a sufferer of pmr and long term steroids who has also undergone radiotherapy for cancer?...
Vascular ultrasound highly sensitive, specific for large-vessel GCA diagnosis
“ We think these results implicate that ultrasound should not only be a first-line imaging test in patients presenting with cranial symptoms,...
The Birdie 6 Saga Continues! For Daisy.
Second in command in the Cockatiel order this is Rodney the flying Ace!.. Now quiffless in his older years he was named after Rod Stewart bec...
Bone marrow biopsy
Hi everyone I had a call from haematology department to request I have a bone marrow biopsy next Monday, the rheumatoligist I'm with(dr Rod H...
CBD oil as a steroid sparer
Is this great news or what?! sterobiotechs.com/stero-cbd... " Our preliminary results in a phase II trial in GVHD show that CBD...
CBD and/or THC oil
Hello, my dad has had to stop treatment as he is too weak ( mostly due to not being able to swallow ) after chemo and radiotherapy. He wasn’t...
Horrible acid reflux IBS-related or rebound effect from short term PPI-use?
I wrote a post here earlier about possible IBS-related stomach problems. I didn't mention it in the original post, but these problems started...
Good morning, I am due an endoscopy at the end of the month to look at my oesophagus. I had a bad bout of reflux, without heartburn but just ...
Glucose tolerance test and Prednisalone
I am due to have a glucose tolerance test tomorrow morning,. The instructions are to eat nothing for 12 hours before it and only drink water....
Yellow/Sticky Bowel Movements And Abdominal Pain
I have been having a problem of at indigestion for a long time - 3-4 years. Currently, 26 years old male, normal BMI....
Chemo radiation or oesophagectomy?
My father in law has been diagnosed with early stage oesophageal cancer....
Increase pred before hip replacement?
I believe I have read on this forum that it is a good idea to increase the dose of pred before an operation. I am now down to 1 mg after a lo...
Breathing problem: Silent Reflux a hidden epidemic
Often overlooked and misdiagnosed, silent reflux affects over 50 million Americans. The backflow of stomach acid and digestive enzymes ( peps...
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