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All posts for November 2012

Biopsy

Just got back from the hospital. I was due to have a biopsy to confirm GCA this...

Ohhh the relief from pain :-)

Have just been diagnosed with PMR yesterday and given steriods to take and its n...

Polls! Vote please!!

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reduction in steroids

My G/P has reduced my steroids from 20mg to 15mg daily to see how i get on , i d...

Coping with blindness

My mother is in her mid seventies and was this week almost totally blinded becau...

Is there a connection between pmr and thumb pain?

Not to bad Considering

Hi all, hope you are as well as can be. I am not to bad with the PMR but other ...

Worried

I am a bit worried and know I should see my GP but for now I will rely on the co...

PMA

Months of pain and dissability, with 5 doctor's and consultant saying that I had...

Very Depressed

i have suffered from depression before and i am on fluoxetine 20mg and have been...

update

had appointment with consultant told to drop 1mg of pred every 2 week my GP got...

Hopefully improving!

Eighteen months since PMR diagnosed, was on 15mg daily now down to 3mg per wee...

Down to 20mg tomorrow

Well, at last I've reached 20mg from 60mg of Pred., or will have tomorrow. I'm h...

Biopsy now arranged for 30 November (my birthday!).

GP rang me on Thursday - calcium levels a bit high - had to go for a further blo...

When will my insomnia get better? I am on 35mg Prednisolone for GCA, slowly reducing. Hard to get even 5 hours sleep, tired!

Dr. Visit.

As I was preparing my questions for my doctor appointment, I had read the post a...

Tinnitus

Do any members suffer from tinnitus. I seem to have developed this condition re...

pain relief

does anyone else suffer from steroids/pain killers having adverse side affect?

update on me lol.

Hi everyone, hope you are all coping well with your pain levels etc. Well yeste...

lump

over this last week i have notised quite a large lump at the top of my chest ! ...

lump

over this last week i have notised quite a large lump at the top of my chest ! ...

pain issue

hello everyone i have been on the reduction of 15mls day and my kneck shoulder a...

so tired

im so tired today and my eye sight seam more blurry than normal , i still dont u...

going on holiday next week. Is Polymialga notifyable on existing travel insurance???

Good information on tapering and steroids

I was looking for some information on when the adrenal glands begin to kick in a...

does anyone know do we (PMR) sufferers qualify for a NHS flu Jab?

Exercise and fatigue

I have joined a health club and managed to swim 200 metres at a time. Could do m...

Survey is a hit!

Wow, could hardly believe it when I went online this morning and found that we h...

Almost a year!

Mid November 2011, these pains I was feeling, was not like my normal workout pai...