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Underwear

Hi all, can anyone recommend the easiest bras to get on, normal wired back faste...

Muscle wasting

Hi everyone, I’ve noticed over the past few months I’ve lost muscle mass, this...

Healthy bones - but don't want to take too many supplements? What to eat ...

I thought people might find this article interesting - made my mouth water!...
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Wierd bright arch in left eye

GCA diagnosed aug 2020, 9 mg pred. I may have inadvertently been looking at brig...

Urgent help needed

I dropped prednisone to 15 from 17.5 last night absolutely in agony my back and...

Retiring early, does anyone know about financial benefits in uk

After struggling at work with Pmr for 2 years 4 months I’m not sure I can contin...

Methotrexate

I thought I posted something yesterday but it didn’t appear this morning so here...

Don't get too relaxed about going out because you've had your vaccination! First results show steroids and MTX damp the immune response.

Someone the forum say this and sent the link to me - thanks are due to her! http...
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Sudden PMR flare up - any advice please?

I was doing really well in reducing my Pred, by .5mg every 3-5 weeks, depending ...

Old Age

Why is it.... That you suddenly realise that your GP looks like he's 18 He's gon...

Giving up Omeprazole

Hi all. I'm contemplating giving up my Omeprazole. I don't seem to have any prob...

Have other members of thr pred 'club had trouble losing weight

I have been taking pred now for pmr for ten years and have reached a low dose of...

Physio or chiropractor

Can anyone advise me on the above please. I have had 3 weeks of muscle spasms ...

Anyone feeling the covid vac has made their PMR a bit worse?

Since my second dose of the covid vac, which was back in Feb, I feel I should be...

Back to Work??

Some of you will know that since my diagnosis 2yrs ago, I have made 2 unsuccessf...

Tapering and sore eyes

Can anyone tell me what is the average time on 15mg before reducing as still str...

Depression and PMR

Has anyone suffered depression as a result of the chronic pain from the PMR, my ...

Feeling very low

Feeling very low, due to have hysteroscopy next week ,I fell and fractured my sh...

Living with chronic illness

I thought people might like to read this - from a journalist who specialises in ...
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Is omeprazole necessary?

Now that my GP has their own pharmacist I had a conversation with one the other ...

Early Retirement

Just wondering if anyone has taken/been granted ill health early retirement due ...

Prednisone and teeth.

Since I was diagnosed with PMR over 30 months ago, I, like everyone else, was g...

ALENDRONIC ACID - Really reluctant to start using this - should I have concerns?

I am 67 and After three and a half years of having my PMR supervised by my GPs, ...

Actemra at 3mg prednisone for GCA

Hi, I’m currently down to 3 mg of prednisone from 60mg almost exactly a year ago...

Shoulder impingement & frozen Shoulder

Hi all I really need advice . Went for guided steroid injection injection today ...

Pred question.

Just wondering ... I take my pred dose in early hours of the morning and taking ...

UTI symptoms, could it be inflammation?

Hi , I’ve constantly got a burning in the nether regions, soothed somewhat, by s...

Synacthen test

On Tuesday I will have my first Synacthen Test. I’m now on 3mg of Prednisone af...

Tiredness

I am so tired on pred well at least I think it’s that more like I feel stoned! I...

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