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W.H.O. Osteoporosis treatment levels graph?

Hi folks, I'm querying something my GP told me during a telephone appointment ab...

Sleep Apnea

Does any one have issues with sleep apnea with this illness? PMR 20 years, GCA ...

hands are stiff and hurting in the morning

Its been 3 years since I got pmr and the past several months I feel like its all...
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Hand pain/inflammation with PMR???

I was diagnosed PMR 6 months ago. Typical shoulder hip symptoms. As I came down ...

Nuffield Joint Pain Programme

Has anyone come across this free programme? It's a 12 week course (two separate ...

Travelling to South Africa and Australia.

Hi - I am going to SA for 6 weeks and Australia for 6 weeks to visit family and ...

Flare or normal ?

Morning ! I am sure you amazing humans will be able to advise as I’m not sure w...

Is PMR always bilateral?

It’s 2 1/2 years since original onset and diagnosis of PMR with bilateral upper ...

Latest visit to the Rhemy

I'm on 8mg steroids, 15mg methotrexate (to get me off the steroids) and Alendron...

Bloodshot eye from a scratch now seems to be more bloodshot.

Hello all, A week ago I scratched the lower part of the white of my eye. ...

To go private or not?

So I had a face to appointment with my GP today. I’ve been on 600mg a day of Pre...

PMR and fast heart beats

Hi all, I was diagnosed with PMR some 6 weeks ago now, I was put on prednisone 2...

Silly me!

Hello everyone. I wrote a little while ago about a possible flare I was having. ...

COVID-19 vaccines: 4th dose well-tolerated and boosts immune response

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Chemo

Hi, I was diagnosed with GCA last Dec, spent a week in hospital 3 days on an int...

Can Steroid eye drops have an effect?

Had my second cataract operation 2 weeks ago and the after care is steroid eye d...

LOST ONE TOOTH A MOLAR

I am having a debate with my dentist she is pushing for an inplant but I was thi...

Modified Stretching Exercise Improves Breathing.

I hasten to add that this relates specifically to my experience and is only post...

Increase or not

Hi, Reduced from 12.5 to 10, after blood tests showed no inflammation at all, w...

Neck ach

Wonder if anyone would have any ideas. Today got this ach on right side of neck ...

Swollen Ankles

Can anyone confirm if very swollen ankles is a symptom of being on prednisalone ...

What alternatives are there to Methotrexate ?

Hi ! Diagnosed with PMR in March 2020, started on 20mgs of Pred and managed to t...

Reduction, should I tough it out?

I was fine until I reduced my pred 4 days ago from 5.5 to 5mg. However the effe...

Update from 'Shall I or Shan't I" from 5 days sgo

It is now day 5 of taking an additional 5mg. (Was at 3mg, added 5mg). It has mad...

HELP! How to edit a post!

Big mistake in my post about PIP and Attendance Allowance!!!! Broseley picked it...

Phantom symptoms

Hi. If I don't ask I won't know. If you have suffered from PMR and or GCA have y...

Evusheld to prevent or Paxlovid to reduce Covid symptoms?

I made the decision not to get boosted due to my autoimmune status and have the ...

GCA ...flares or just the usual grumbling pred symptoms...

Sorry for 2nd post today, but separate issue. What exactly constitutes a flare f...

ESR & CRP Update

Latest (May 2022): CRP 3.0, ESR 37--> 15mg Prednisone Last (Jan 2022): CRP 0.89,...

The webinars in PMRGCA week

Morning everyone. I was hoping to be able to tune in to the 3 webinars, but we h...
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