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Help tapering advice

Help please in muddle with my tapers-was trundling along on 5 mg not wanting to ...

Prednisolone dose advice

Hi I’ve reduced from 12 to 11 over the last couple of weeks aa well as starting ...

MSM

Has anyone tried MSM as a supplement to help on joint pain with PMR and if so ho...

Cataract Operation. A success so far

Five years with GCA and all the usual side effects of pred. One eye diagnosed in...

Pain! What todo?

Today started off well. Beautiful morning. Had Steroids,(Now up to 17.5mgms) res...

Cardiff meeting

The next meeting is on Tuesday, 28th January at 11.30 in the Central library, 3r...

Goodbye to prednisolone thanks to Leflunomide

I promised to report on how helpful Leflunomide was in tapering off pred. I was ...

Do I taper if I’m coming down with a cold?

I started the “Dead slow” method of prednisone tapering - went down to 7.5 (for ...

Dietary advice while on Predisnolene

Can anyone help with dietary advice to avoid weight gain, and hopefully lose wei...

Okay given 3 mg of Prednisone a chance for 2 1/2 weeks and now I have pain

I have been holding off increasing my Prednisone once again, as I made it down t...

What to do for added pain

I am now back to 6mg of Predy but wondering if I’m still experiencing pain in sh...

Prednisone and hair loss

has anyone found anything that will prevent the hair loss, as in, would taking R...

Change in the PMR journey

I have had PMR Dor a year now and have followed the prednisone regimen and had m...

Advanced turmeric

Is this turmeric safe for us GCA/PMR folk to take with prednisone. I have osteoa...

Thin skin

Can anyone help with a recommendation for skin like tissue paper on front of bot...

Need a virtual hug

I think 25 mg prednisone is my sweet spot. Sure beats 80, 60, 40 mg. I'm walkin...

Taper Every Other Day?

Hello PMR - Chat group, I just had an interesting conversation with a friend, wh...

Lower back pain

Yes i did take a cocodamol and it did ease the pain,i also rested for a while

There is hope!

So....results of my recent Synacthen test came back the next day and were entire...

Excellent appointment with the rheumatologist.

I saw the consultant rheumatologist today and she couldn`t have been nicer or mo...

Lower back pain. Tapering & Methotrexate

I am currently tapering 7mg 1 day 6.5mg next. I am on the 2nd week if 4,as per ...

Flare after 5 years?

I wonder if nyone can advise me please. I’ve had PMR since October 2014. Over 5 ...

Slow taper

I tried their quicker solution to taper and it nearly killed me!😱 I’m following...

Calcium supplement and rheumatologist?

Your advice and experience would be welcome please. I have been taking Vitamin D...

Thanks for advice

Thank you for your replies, it is so helpful having someone to give me advice, I...

Tapering - how long on 10mg?

I'm sure this has been covered before so apologies if so but i am after some mor...

I refused prednisone and cured my PMR with Chinese supplements, using food as medicine, practicing Tai Chi and meditation and for pain Mobic

My Ced rate and other markers were gone within 6 months.

Is it beneficial to split daily dose if pred

For the last few months I have been reducing by 0.5 mg on the 1st of every month...

Update and a few questions

Thanks to people who replied to my previous post. Here is an update, as sugges...

How...??

Every so often I see where someone has 'saved' a post. I would love to save som...
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