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Going round in circles!

I was diagnosed in March with GCA and PMR, I started on 60 mgs of prednisone a d...

Dealing with PMR

I find it extremely comforting to hear different symptoms and experiences that o...

New

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PMRGCA

Can anyone tell me if there is a group in the Stoke On Trent area for folks with...

Bristol Plan ?

Hi Everyone, have been reading the posts about tapering/reducing prednisone. Hav...

Thank you

Thank you to all of you. I'm not sure you understand how incredibly helpful you ...

Knee pain related to PMR?

Has anyone else had bad knee pains that started with their PMR diagnosis? Rheum...

GCA temporal arteritis

Hi my name is BOb and i have been put on 60mg pred been on it for a week My symp...

Levels of Pred?

Hi, I'm an avid reader of the posts on here and was just wanting to 'clarify' so...

Heat Sensitive

I live in Miami, Florida. It is very, very hot here, now. I simply can't stand t...

Foot stopped being able to walk. Claudication?

On Thursday I was almost finished with a slow taper from 8 mg. Prednisone to 7.2...

Cream for thin skin

Read here about a cream to help skin that is thin because of pred. I know it is...

Shingles

I am now into my third week with Shingles and I am in constant pain. I have had...

Problems with balance and shakiness

Please can anyone advise me if a flare up of PMR can include serious balance pro...

Biopsy

Hi everyone, I have just had the results of my biopsy for GCA they are saying th...

Quinine

Has anyone heard of using Quinine Hydrochloride as a treatment for vasculitis?

try again, I made a mess out of my first try,

I sure messed up my prior post ... I've been on a actemra for 14 months, the pai...

Just not myself

I got giant cell arthritis 18 months ago, been on aftermath 14 mos, the pain is ...

Calcium supplements

Can anyone advise me about the dose of calcium supplements I should take (if any...

Diagnosis

Who is best to diagnose PMR/GCA, I don't really feel confdient with my GP's dia...

Detox massage

Have a birthday coming and a well meaning friend of my hubby has suggested that ...

Tapering - taking lower dose morning or evening and why?

Hi wonderful folk 12,000 miles away. When I eventually start my slow, dead slow ...

Probiotic yogurt

As I have been on steroids for 3years my Doctor said I should go on tablets for ...

Have I got PMR?

I was diagnosed with GCA in September 2014 and have been on steroids since then ...

Not on steroids

Hi are there anyone in here who's not on steroids? I can't take it, had to many ...

"Pain in the butt" and thighs??

Hi. PMRandRa has asked me to open this thread as it seems we have one thing in c...

ESR result

I've just had the result of an ESR test back and I'm wondering where to go now a...

Eliz

Hi I'm on 20mg pred down from 80mg. I picked up some stomach bug Thursday last, ...

Not being sensible !

Hi Just thought I'd write and try to give quick picture of how silly I've been o...

Plymouth & Cornwall Support Meeting 8th July

Plymouth & Cornwall support meeting Wednesday 8th July 7 Pendeen Close. Southway...