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PMRGCAuk
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All posts for March 2015

Statins

I have GCA and was seen recently by a Vascular Doctor for results of a scan of m...

PMR and Vitamin D

I have PMR and am currently on 7 mg pred. My blood test of a couple of days ago...

Methotrexate

Has anyone has experience with Methotrexate? I started on 7.5 mg once a week ...
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Dexa scan results

Had another 'urgent' letter from my rhummy saying that my scan results showed an...

Bad nights and that book!

Hi! Just a question and a quick comment. Question ... I have noticed that I ofte...

Thank you

Thank you very much for your replies, all very interesting and helpful. I guess ...

Thank you

Just a pic of me & my li'l dog as I hate being faceless & just a quick thank you...

just a little thank you on behalf of all we Male duffers.Thanks Girls

Good Night Folks.

Feeling low

Hi everyone Well I've had to change from my lovely GP having moved house & visit...

Pmr and homeopathy

Has anyone found homeopathy helped with PMR. Down to 4mg pred but at times exhau...

Newly diagnosed with PMR

I just found out yesterday I have pmr after visiting my gp three times in last f...

Bowen treatment

I keep reading about this Bowen treatment and it is like PMR i had never heard o...

Flare up ?

Started 40 mg last nov . Tapered down now to 5 mg but must say I feel pretty rot...

Set back

Feeling disappointed as I had thought I was on the way to zero........ Had bee...

Can you help? Research into GCA

Open Consultation with Doctors and Patients with Experience of Giant Cell Arter...

Is this my body trying to kick in

Down to 18mg pred for last 10days feeling good ,sleeping 6hours a night ,no pai...

Alendronic

Hi all could any one tell me what the down side of been on this weekly pill is p...

Is aromatherapy safe with PMR/GCA?

Hi, I started with a cold two weeks ago and now have sinusitis, I have been doin...

diabetes and prednisone

Thank you all for your replies. I have to go for another test, but dr. thinks I...

Slow reduction of preds at low levels?

I have had GCA since Jan 2013 and am now having difficulty reducing from 3 to 2....

Holy moly what next!!! Stroke apparently!

Having been having scans and other checks last week they have told me today that...

GCA case studies needed for article

The Daily Mail is writing an article on GCA, focussing on the need for a quick d...

Are you under 70 and have you lost sight through GCA?

Hello everyone, A journalist for an important national paper is looking for peop...

diabetes

Has anyone gotten diabetes as a result of large doses of prednisone?

chiropractor and pmr

I have been going to chiropractor which did seem to help at first, now i am hurt...

Reducing plus how much calcium should we have daily???

Seem to have lost my last thread in which PMRpro kindly responded and I was to ...

Breathing problems

I have had PMR since December. I also have a history of slight pulmonary hyperte...

Introducing Myself

I am female and in my late 50s and had never heard of PMR until last year. The ...

Advice and info please

Hi, I was diagnosed with PMR for the 2nd time in Feb 15, but I am unsure if it i...

Drugs, drugs and more drugs!

So having been prescribed bispropolol to control SVT probably caused by the pred...