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Do other people find that steroids worsen their depression?

I have a long history of dysthymia and recurrent major depression. When I was o...

Your story needed!

First off, many thanks to Catie for stepping forward to be a moderator. She is a...

My face has enlarged,presume due to large dose of steroids-started at 6omg daily!will weight drop when stop tabs?Anyone else in same boat?

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Why so many symptoms?

Can anyone explain why PMR has so many symptoms and so varied. Is it purely dow...

How do you know when your adrenal glands are producing enough cortisol again?

I am currently reducing to 10mg ... over the next few weeks. My Dr is keen for ...

PMA and Fibromyalga is there a genetic connection..??

Hello everyone........ This is a question that has me looking for any informatio...

does anyone use yoga to help their PMR condition

currently 5.5 years into this confounded condition and have suffered lots of ass...

Depression has set in big time

I have not blogged for a while , I am having a nervous breakdown so the doctor s...

When is the best time to take omprazamole to protect the stomache from the preds

recent diagnosis PMA

hi every body out there diagnosed 7 days ago with PMA gp put me on 15mg pred ...

Confused - but good!

As well as my PMR, I also have chronic arthritic changes in my spine. Yesterday...

Nearly there on 2mg

I'm so nearly there! I was doing well on 2.5mg and had a lovely week in France b...

West Sussex and Brighton Support Group

We are holding our next meeting - an informal one - at the Sussex Yeoman, Palati...

Trish 29 on PMR. Flare-up

Hi to any Pmr/GCA bloggers out there!! Re PMR-Flare-ups trish29 here and I ha...

Lumpus

Does anyone know about Lumpus im not sure if ive spelt it right, my last blood t...

Altered tastes

Have noticed that some foods don't taste the same any more, been on Pred for six...

Burning temple pains

Hi folks, I am currently in Turkey on holiday. As most of you are aware I have h...

Rheumy wants to put me on Methotrexate- any advice?

I have just seen my rheumatologist after a flare last week and raised CRP and ES...

Should I increase back from 8mg Pred to 15?

Hi I was diagnosed with PMR nearly a year ago, and was put on 30mg of Pred. I ...

Bleeding into white of eye.

Hi, I woke this morning with a fairly noticeable bleed into the white of one of ...

Some good news.

Hi guys, Have just seen my 3rd specialist regarding my hands. No RA, so it's...

Effect of antibiotics on PMR?

I was diagnosed almost 4 years ago with PMR at the age of 46 and have struggled ...

Discoloured nails!

I was diagnosed with PMR December 2012. I am taking Prednisolone, Calcium Supple...

Tiredness - PMR or steroids?

I have recently been diagnosed with PMR and am on 15mg-12.5mg prednisolone on al...

Flare-up - report on hospital treatment

Well had a flare-up of GCA last night - came on suddenly at about 6 pm - severe ...

I am searching for information on Temporal Arteritis. I live in Melbourne, FL and need to find a doctor that knows about this condition.

Cold knees

Does anyone suffer from cold knees from the moment you wake up? Mum has been get...

Question in longer format below.

Currently 5.5 years into PMR on 10mgs for last 3 months but have developed serio...

Does an early diagnosis together with immediate treatment shorten the duration of PMR

One month in on PMR/GCA journey

So after four weeks I am down to 40 mg Prednisone. Side effects I hate are horri...