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PMRGCAuk
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I have read that rebounders are highly effective in treating a variety of rheumatological conditions. Does anyone have any experience?

Need advice re pain relief

Hi, I am curious to know if anyone else has \"bad days\" in between \"good days...

Help! increasing the pred doesn't seem to be working.

I am really stuck and don't know what I should do now. When finally diagnosed a...
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diagnosis

hello everyone. Its ages since been onm here due to ill health. The past few m...

Any consensus on amount of exercise: aerobic, stretching and resistance types that are considered optimal for PMR? To each his own?

Any consensus on exercise for PMR? I am finding that medium exertion with stretching, aerobics or resistance all reliably flare symptoms.

I have had PMR for probably 2-3 years, but diagnosed just 10 weeks ago. Predniso...

funny old week

Hi all, how are you? Not in to much pain I hope. I have had a funny old week to...

When does one have a normal head again. I'd like to get back to planet earth.

Hi guys, can anyone give me some help. I have come from 30mg of Ped, done to 8m...

info pack

Hi Kate have not received my information pack yet I sent you my address almost 2...

meeting

Hi ritter here can anyone let me know were the meetings take place in the north ...

New clinical trial planned in Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA)

Pharma company Roche are planning a clinical trial of tocilizumab (TCZ) with GCA...

What causes PMR? (poly myalgic rheumatica - translated from doctor speak as many muscle aches!!!)

hi i have just found this site i was lucky to be diagnosed with PMR as chief sus...

esr

my ESR levels have gone right down at the mo im still in pain and stiffness im o...

Does working through the pain of pmr aggravate the condition?

When does the moon face usually disappear?

Could i have GCA?

Hi, I am new to this group. I am 47 years old and have had neck, shoulder and pe...

I have been feeling lightheaded at times, even when in bed. could this be related to steroid reduction. 3mgs now, was 40mgs last January.

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Zeusa

Diagnosed with PMR in September, on 15mg, for 1 week, down to 10 for 1 week the...

From the heart

I wish I could feel normal Just for one more day That I could go do normal thi...

PMRGCAuk North West Support Group ready to launch!

Ann Chambers, whose mother suffers with PMR, has pulled out all the stops to set...

Dropping

I'm down to 3mg of pred at last! I took it easy for a few weeks, 3 and 4 on alte...

Qualify for lower rate disability allowance

I have qualified for lower rate disability allowance but it seems to be more on ...

Today 1 yr. on steroids.

I can not beleive it has been one year since I decided to start on Steroids for ...

With a nasty virus do I need to increase my pred?

I've got a really horrible virus and possible chest infection(seeing GP tomorrow...

Hi i have been treated for PMR for nearly 3 years now and I am 47

i caught a nasty cold 3 wees ago which has coincided with a flare up so my GP ha...

Does anyone else with PMR, have a problem with there hands.

I have had PMR for the last 15 months, I started on 30mg of Prednisone and have ...

A few queries/worries - How/when is it best to take pred tablets? Also, holiday advice/reassurance please about Steroids? Palpitations?

Only into my 3rd week of pills- started on 20mg reduced to 15mg after 4 days as ...

What symptoms does GCA cause in your vision?

I am a bit paranoid about developing this (I have PMR) so because the sight in o...

pmr update

HI ALL DOWN TO 11MG PRED A DAY GOING WELL NEXT WEEK DOWN TO 10 MG HAVE TO STAY O...

Lets hope that this is a good year!!!!!

happy new year everyone , thank god christmas is over and everyone has gone home...