Hi there, I’m new here.
I was diagnosed with pmr and gca in April, started on 40 mg pred and currently at 25mg. I’m pretty certain (undiagnosed) shingles on my face led to the pmr and the gca and my doctors agree with that. I was diagnosed in the UK but live in the USA and am being treated there. I’m 55 and female.
Having read what I can do to help myself, both on this forum (so helpful, thank you all!) and on the internet, I think my non medical approach is focused on keeping my cortisol levels down. It sounds like this is best done by eliminating/reducing:
Strenuous exercise and
Does that sound right to you or are there any other dietary things I should consider?
Thanks so much!