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Finally, a consultant who understands!

Finally, I've seen a consultant who seems to understand this wretched illness a...

Feeling Down

down to 9mg Pred have GCA diagnosed 2years ago. Just dropped to 9 mg Monday. H...

Shropshire support group

Just arrived back from first meeting I was good to talk to people..
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Update

Saw my Rheumy today and as I am still in pain after reducing down to 20mg of pre...

A little Lisa update!

Ok, so after a week on Pred my CRP has gone from 86 to today it's 8' im now redu...

How long will benefit of 120mg Depo-Medrone injection last?

Hi, I'm Mark a 49yr old male recently diagnosed with PMR. For quite some months ...

Does anyone have hand pain?

I'm back to 20 prednisone after a 2 year taper to 0. Within a couple of weeks o...

XMAS LIST

LO.it is a lovely crisp sunny day here,i have been for my walk in the park, just...

GCA and Menstrual bleeding

Sorry guys I have to ask as rheamy is wondering if there is any connection here....

Update on lisa630

Morning everyone just wanted to let you know I got admitted last night to A&E by...

Nearly there ... 48 Parkruns and counting

When I was really, really ill with the debilitating and chronic PMR pains I was ...

From wheelchair to Nepal Himalaya again!

I'm (hopefully) in the final stages of my steroid reduction programme since star...

I have GCA and have just been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Is there anyone out there in the same boat? It is not nice. Now I don't know who...

Adrenal Insufficiency

5 months ago I wrote a post regarding a recommendation by my Endocrinologist to ...

The fight begins

I've pretty much managed my own PMR and GCA in the last 3 years. I'm on 10mgs P...

GP doesn't believe it's PMR

Hi all, I posted previously as terrible bilateral upper arm pain for 6 weeks. GP...

Research Study into PMR and GCA

My 89 year old mum lost her sight literally overnight in January to GCA, she was...

Always an icebox

I've noticed that come 3 o'clock in the afternoon I start to feel cold, and even...

Biopsy after 3 wks on pred

Sorry it's me again . . The newbie. . Been reading a few articles, thank you al...

GCA symptoms

Hello there my name is Lisa . . Oh gosh where do I start and how do I make this ...

pmr

Hi, PMR. As we all know there is no known cure for this horrible muscle pain a...

Steroid warning card

This is the first I have heard about a warninhg card and have had...

Energy levels

GCA developed almost 10 weeks ago get up feeling good don't push myself but by ...

Amlodopine and PMR

Just started amlodopine for blood pressure. (160/103). Any words of wisdom rega...

Palpitations and weird dreams

Hi all. I'm wondering if the really strong palpitations that I keep having durin...

methotrexate

i was put on Methotrexate in addition to my prednisone but just two months ago s...

Advice

In retrospect I had undiagnosed PMR 3 years ago lasting for about a year and the...

Sorry for moaning

I had a right good moan on here the other day so thanks to everybody who respond...

Pain in upper body

Sitting with my feet up watching a silly movie yesterday morning when pain start...

PMR/GCA PAIN RETURNED ON PRED REDUCTION

Hi. Just looking a bit of advice on reduction of Pred. I was diagnosed 4 months ...