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Bed topper comfort

Have just bought a John Lewis bed topper- the top of the range cost £255 for kin...

PMRGCAuk London Support Group meeting - October 26th

When: Monday 26 October 2015, 13:00 – 16:00 Where: Artizan Street Library Groun...

Cautiously optimistic

For a month before my diagnosis, over 4 years ago, I'd had a low backache which ...
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Doc Martin story line

Was it just me, or was anyone else upset with the PMR/GCA portrayal on this TV s...

Steroid trial

Hi, I had a telephone appointment with my GP today who had recieved a letter fro...

Alendronic acid

Hi all, I would really appreciate your views on taking these meds. I went to see...

Hi all, I'm back in the land of the living

Fingers (and toes) crossed I'm feeling relatively well after what has been a ver...

Temporal Arteritis and PMR

Hi all, like most with this problem I am early sixties, but also developed Tempo...

Pain while reducing steroids

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

Adcal-D3 caplets

Hi everyone again. Grateful thanks for yesterday's input. Today my query is abou...

PMR AT AGE 38

Hi very new too this and have never posted before. I'm 38 and have just been dia...

Dosing pred every other day?

Doc has me dosing 30mg pred every other day. Just diagnosed 4 weeks ago and been...

statins & PMR

Reading in the national in the National press this week regarding reports of res...

Some advice please

Hi everyone, I don't post very often but am an avid daily reader of the forum wh...

PMR Disability

Hi Just wanted to share with you all attended work health assessment today wi...

Adrenal Cortex for PMR

Has anyone tried Adrenal Cortex for their PMR. I have been trying to taper down ...

Knee Pain

Hi every one I have had PMR for 8 years am now down to 3.5pred for the second ti...

Trip to America

I'm going to a big family do in USA soon, my first time in America. I'll be ther...

PMR and Lyme disease

In JULY STarted with neck pain, but nothing so terrible. A few weeks later my b...

Pmr and lymes disease

I was bitten by deere tick early June. Coincidentally had a physical scheduled w...

Ups and Downs

Struggling right now. Long term disability insurance company hasn't reached a de...

Valerie in Lee on the Solent. Diagnosed with PMR in June 2015.

Have found the posts really helpful in understanding this condition. Much improv...

Any advice on iv bisphosphonates

Hi all, I haven't posted for a while, but I have intently read new posts. I have...

Flareup

I was doing so well and here we go again.!! I have been reducing my pred very sl...

alcohol

Has anybody else had any adverse effects from drinking alcohol, except for the o...

Would a fall bring on a flare up

HI I asked you all Weds/Thursday why I should still feel so poorly? And took all...

Need to moan

Now that I fully understand the need to rest and avoid stress, why does life con...

Mrs

Hi, my name is Ange and I've recently been diagnosed with polymyalgia 😢

Newly diagnosed, scary stuff

Hi, I have just been diagnosed about 5 weeks ago. This is all very scary stuff...

Severe Rib and Buttock pain.

I have had PMR for a year exactly now and am down from 20mg of Prednisolone to 7...