Getting of depomedrol
Madame2 hours ago
Hi folks, I was diagnosed about 3 years ago with PMR and started on oral pren (20mg a day from memory) after gaining a lot of weight and hat...
Getting there slowing
1609163 hours ago
I have not posted for a while diagnosed with gca last Feb had biopsy 6 wks bfore daughters wedding. Had great day. Just a update i am now on...
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Hate being ill
Tarryn288 hours ago
Hi I'm 48 and have recently been diagnosed with this horrible illness along with GCA I am on 40mg of Pred a day, I don't feel any change in ...
Burning feet in bed at night and sore heels when I have my feet up.
SheffieldJane10 hours ago
This odd symptom appears to be worsening, my feet are scarlet, dry and they burn disturbingly at night. My heels hurt if I put my feet up an...
SnazzyD14 hours ago
No, not the Pred beard or sideburns, but a bit more unexpected. For two weeks I was getting increasing pain in my biopsy wound six months af...
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Hello everyone, I am new here, I am 3 weeks into Pred
Jo194716 hours ago
Hi everyone, 1st post, 3 weeks into diagnosis and start of Pred (learned the jargon very quickly) I have a docs app on Friday, I am expectin...
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daworm17 hours ago
Im currently taking Turmeric and Fish oil...high quality...anyone use Olive Leaf extract?? supposed to be good for arterial health among oth...
bowler18 hours ago
As some of you were interested in my heart problem I thought I'd give you an update, I went for my stress test yesterday, [ cancellat...
Steroid tapering withdrawal symptoms?
AnnS19 hours ago
(I originally posted this as a further comment on an older post and then it occurred to me that I should post it as new so apologies if the ...
Link to study of nighttime prednisone taking
daworm20 hours ago
Good read, goes against the norms most Dr's think is right, as in 8am....
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Diabetes, blame it on pred?
Roy4621 hours ago
I have GCA and have been taking pred for three years, down to 10mgs now. I've just had a letter from my GP practice inviting me to ICS Healt...
OA symptoms back
Gaijina day ago
I was never formally diagnosed with OA , only in my thumbs, but had assumed that the pain in most of my joints at night, especially , was d...
PMR/GCA Support East Anglia
Vanner460a day ago
Are holding a meeting on Friday, 20th October, at Needham Market Community Centre.It starts at10.30am.
The speaker is Professor Bhaskar Dasgu...
Feel like giving up
Bonniga day agoPOPULAR
I'm really struggling..plus reading all these posts from others who are also struggling...makes me even more sad. I wish i was strong enoug...
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Lucybud3a day ago
84 yr old female with PRM. Returned after 12 yrs. Currently on prednisone 20mg. Under care of primary md. First experience in 2005 lasted 1 ...
Prednisone side effects
klarochea day ago
Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with PMR last month and have been suffering with Fibro/PMR/shortens since Feb. Just did not realize I had Polym...
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Not sure if its PMR
am642 days ago
So I saw the rheumatologist last week he did x ray and lots of prodding and getting me to do different excercises and concluded not pmr but ...
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Preventing loss of bone density????
PMRpro2 days ago
Now, those of you who know me will be surprised at me mention superfoods - no such thing really! However, as t...
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SEE MY G P TOMORROW Morning
Cheshy722 days ago
After 3 days on 25mg and now 15 days on 15 mg I am wondering what will happen. Will he try to lower the dose and if so should...
wobblypat2 days agoPOPULAR
I have just been researching, and considering yoga. As my CNSVasculitis has left me unable to walk, ataxia and shoulder problems severely re...
Symptoms of PMR similar to some with Parkinsons ?
Rimmy2 days ago
Hello everyone on this my 'favourite' forum for all aspects and issues re PMR & GCA
I was just reading an article about Parkinsons disease - ...
Mary732 days ago
Advice on Alendronic acid please Saw a different GP recently, the other one was on holiday. She told me to cut down on Pred from 15mg t...
Best Time to take Prednisalone
pms5432 days ago
Bit of history - I am a type 2 diabetic and was not on insulin until needed preds.
Began on 60mg of preds nearly 16months ago and am not on 1...
Some kind of flate
Elaine-W3 days ago
To give some background.
Ill since Nov 16 query GCA. Managed to go fro 40mg pred to 15mg and around a month ago knee pain and pains in hips,...
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Leeleep3 days ago
My doc wants me to use these. Just preventative fir prednisone causing acid problems. Those who do, are you doing these 3 times a day? A...
Good days Bad days
Oldman-13 days ago
I`m not long into this very strange nerve problem. I`m quickly coming to the understanding that if I try mind over matter, physically, boy ...
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Any Actemra experience?
PMR20113 days ago
Hi all, thanks for the info, support and chuckles on this forum. It has been invaluable! I am 58 years young and had PMR for 6 years, going ...
Now my teeth are falling out
JulieR23 days ago
I haven’t written for a few weeks! I am now down to 6.5mg of prednisolone after going up on good advice. I have at last come to ...
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musicman00773 days ago
What is the best way to deal with binnine prostate inflammation and associated bladder pain symptoms I have been using saw palmetto ??
Feeling down and burning up
Zebedee444 days agoPOPULAR
Hello fellow sufferers
I'm feeling pretty frustrated this afternoon, having had to cancel all my plans for today after feeling more pain than...
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