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Recovery time

Has any official data been collected regarding the number of people who recover ...

1st month of Pred.

Well today I went to the doc's for a review on the Prednisolone. I have had a mo...

Pmr

I had all the symptoms of pmr gp done one blood test , esr was 28 which is not r...
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Trying to cope with GCA. Fourth week on.

I was diagnosed with gca over 3 weeks ago. I was, I think, very lucky that my gp...

I'd love to hear people's experiences of how best to lower sterois?

Great to read your questions and answers. I want to ask if anyone can tell me ho...

Blue badge

Has anyone been able to get a blue badge for parking cos of PMR?????

Grace

When I was diagnosed in 1989 I asked my Dr if it was genetic and was assured tha...

Is this a flare up???

OMG, I could hardly get out of bed this morning I was in quite a bit of pain. My...

Getting better

Obviously the Pred is working well for me. I am almost pain free with slight sti...

Faith

At the age of 46yrs I have been diagnosed with PMR and going through various tes...

Newly diagnosed with PMR

My G.P. asked for another blood test after I'd been on Pred. for two weeks. She...

Stiff morning

Oh dear, just as I thought things were on the up I awake this morning in pain. M...

What an amazing week!

Well, on top of the article in the Daily Mail that has caused our phones to prac...

Is this normal?

Hi all, after about 4 month bout of mixed illness which started with really bad...

I have also noticed I still occasionally get what feels like GCA headache but a lot milder, should I still be getting this pain?

After I had started taking the steroids other symptoms started to surface, i.e. ...

GCA plus Large Vessel Involvement.

I have always been careful not to frighten new people with all the in's and out'...

2 weeks on...............................

Well it's 2 weeks since I was finally diagnosed with PMR and put on 20mg of Pred...

Diagnosed with GCA and prescribed steriods. The side effects of steriods are proving difficult to live with - how do other sufferers cope?

Side effects include - thinning skin causing bleeding and wounds take longer to ...

Daily Mail features Giant Cell Arteritis

Now, the Daily Mail isn't normally my favourite newspaper, but today it definite...

1 week since diagnosis of PMR

Well today it is one weeks since the doc diagnosed my PMR and put me on 20mg of ...

Can the 'flu jab cause PMR?

Hello! I had a 'flu jab last October for the first time, and started with the s...

Newly diagnosed with other added health issues.

Hello, I was finally diagnosed with PMR on Thursday 5th July 2012 and put on 20m...

Diabetes and PMR, does the steroids increase blood sugar by much and what do you do to reduce it? high blood pressure, does it rise also?

I am on meds for high blood pressure, also newly diagnosed diabetic on meds type...

6 months on after starting Methotrexate

Hi to everyone, i just thought i would write a post about...

Diagnosed in February. Learning how to balance energy with rest. Anyone know how many months the morning stiffness and soreness continues?

What type of blood tests for PMR assist improvement/deterioration