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Terrible rheumatologist

Hi went to see a rheumatologist today and got a young arrogant arse who totally ...

Does anyone know about sciatica.

How long does sciatica pain last for, I've had it 4 weeks now 😪😪

Reducing to 12mg very tired

Hi all, I am on week 2 of reducing to 12mg but feel very tired and right leg ac...

Body twitches

Hi I have PMR and I have started to experience on my right hand side of body twi...

My adrenals have given up. Any advice?

Hi everyone. I was diagnosed with PMR4+ years ago. I also have other health issu...

this doesn't sound great. but no one knows....

from the Washington Post article today. \"prednisone, which is used to treat suc...

How to reduce pred?

Hi I was diagnosed with PMR on the 10 of May and had 4 weeks of 15 mg pred a da...

PMR or long term covid

I thought that PMR mainly affects 1 in 120,000 people, normally people over 70, ...

Debilitating fatigue

Hi lovely people. I’m currently taking 8.5mg pred , but have overwhelming fatigu...

Problems when walking

Hi everyone, I’ve just joined this group. I’ve had PMR since last August & am c...

Fatigue from prednisolone

Hi everyone, I'm currently on 12mg of prednisone after slowish reduction from 40...

Are blackouts normal with PMR?

Hi All. Managed to persuade my GP to up my dose from 15 to 20 mg, which I have ...

Tinnitus re Withdrawal of Prednisolone

I have developed tinnitus since withdrawing from prednisolone. Could it be the s...

A further update on the old taper journey ...

Hello again friends on this long and treacherous journey, I am reporting back wi...

Methotrexate - not for me

Hi all I've given MTX a good go having had 9 injections. It's not for me, the la...

Tapering off Tocilizumab injections

Has anyone got any experience of tapering off tocilizumab injections that they w...

Nightshades

I've recently come across information that nightshades, potatoes, tomatoes, swee...

Fast 800

I put on far too much weight, first when I was in severe pain for a month before...

Fractured vertebrae

Hi all having a bit of a tough time! I fractured my vertebrae no really sure how...

PMR vs OSTEOARTHRITIS

How do you tell if pain is PMR or osteoarthritis

Something else

Has anyone developed severe osteo arthritis after coming off preds of 2 years du...

Blurred vision

Please can I ask if it’s normal when reducing that you can develop blurred visio...

Reducing Pred

Can reducing pred cause red skin and itching?

Overdid it

Took the advice to have pred early morning, worked like a dream. 2 days pain fre...

Newbie

Hi everybody, I'm a newly PMR diagnosed 55 year old and struggling a little to ...

Prednisone withdrawal, Pepcid withdrawal?

I am sick as a dog. Weak as a kitten, can barely function. nausea, loss of app...

Dexa scan results

Bit distraught. Got my dexa results today and it appears I have osteopenia throu...

Prednisolone withdrawal

I’m slowly withdrawing from prednisolone, now down to 4mg - and this week I’ve b...

Has anyone had any muscle pains after having a bath?

Yesterday, I thought I'd have a nice soak as I usually shower. I have been on 12...

Leg cramps back

Good morning everyone, about a year ago I asked for advice about nightly leg cra...
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