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All posts for June 2014

Perplexed!

I have been reducing my Prednisolone from 40mg down to 20mg over quite a few wee...

I did it...

I did it.. 50k in just over 10hrs.. Bit of a drama at the end when I collapsed ...

Asthma and weight gain.

Hi there, I am new to this, have never really been on anything like this before ...
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Slow Reduction Plan question

I have got down to '1 day old dose, one day new dose'. The next line is 'one day...

Can stress have an impact on pmr symptoms

I was just wondering if stressful situations can have any impact on recovering f...

toning table

I was wondering if anyone has tried a toning table and if it helped health and w...

I have recently been diagnosed with PMR. However several friends & family members queried the diagnosis and asked if I was certain I did no

have lyme disease. I'm from Canada and there has been a lot of publicity around...

holidays

My wife and i are planning a visit to New York march 2015, it is a 7.5 hour flig...

Newbie

First post on here. I have been diagnosed with PMR after waking one morning and ...

Please support Jacqueline!

Hi everybody Jacqueline Small, who is still in her 40s and was diagnosed with PM...

What are the symptons of an eye problem with GCA?

This morning I had an ‘odd’ feeling in my eye and, looking in the mirror, the le...

Reducing Prednisolone Slowly

Celebrating that I have reduced Presdnol by 1mg started 15mg . By using the sl...

Prednisone

How long dose it take after a reduction dose for your body to get use to the new...

unhappy with rheumy

Been to see the rheumy today last year after a dexa scan i was told I didn,t hav...

ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY

Recently had a short synacthen test which showed adrenal insufficiency. Today E...

Prednisolone

Getting very bad feet numbness on 12.5 pred. Any advice please!

I am wondering if GCA is affecting my sight.

My optician has said that, as my short sightedness is so slight, I could probabl...

Advice for a flare please

Hello all. So here I've been, jogging along nicely for the last three weeks on ...

Is it time for opthalmologists to be less esoteric and more transparent about their work?

It is very hard to get information from opticians, optometrists and opthalmologi...

Any advice on taking Leflunomide.. I have never taken this medication in the past and I will be taking it in a month or so's time.

Can anyone give me any advice with their experiences with this medication. I too...

I'm wondering about allergies (just thinking out loud). Anyone any experience of anti-histamine tablets causing any relief of GCA symptoms?

PMR and GCA question: Is there anything I should avoid or do to increase my chances of getting well quickly and without permanent damage?

Obviously, taking sufficient medication is priority. I mean does lifestyle impac...

Complex question: My GCA was denied by drs. I've had lower jaw dental problems - dead nerves and adsorbed roots - could this be due to GCA?

Has anyone tried this supplement? http://www.healthwatchersuk.co.uk/glossary/proargi9.htm

Good blood result

My pred increase has been successful. Both ESR and CRP are down by 12 points ESR...

I have been prescribed aledronic acid 70mgs 1 a week, plus adcal D3 2 a Day, have been on them for 9 weeks but have had back pain and groin

Strain for the past few weeks, this is one of the side effects of AA. Tabs was...

My rheumy is going to put me on Bisphosphanate Medication for Osteoporosis next visit after bone density test.

Is anyone familiar with the different drugs & side effects & oral vs. IV.

Thank you UK !

I am so thankful for UK forums! I have GCA and do not not have access of inform...

Tongue pain

I've been slowly dropping my Pred over the last year and am now paused at 10/11 ...

Has anyone with PMR any experience of using topical (rub on the skin) pain relief, such as Ibuleve or Deep Heat?

I have seen a post here on the forum that ibuprofen is contra-indicated for use ...