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GP's opinion

Hi again everyone. Re my post of 3days ago, I have been to discuss MTX with my ...

T-Score

Finally! After more than two months I have been given my T-score. It is -2.0. ...

POST WRITTEN ...

I have written a post AND clicked SUBMIT ! So ... Why am I seeing that I have N...
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Fatigue with GCA

Hello, My main symptom related to my current conditon has been a constant heada...

Maidstone Meeting

Hi I would like to attend the next meeting in Maidstone. Would some one kindly f...

I have moved to a new computer with windows 10 and have stopped receiving the weekly digest. How do I get it back, please?

I have moved to a new computer with windows 10 and have stopped receiving the we...

Methotrexate...again!

Hi friends, since my last post about 2 months ago when I mentioned that my rhuem...

Results!!

A brief summery; burning, pressure type head pain in temple there 24/7 no respit...

Is this a GCA flare?

Hi, I was diagnosed GCA by a positive biopsy in July 13 and have been tapering f...

GCA concerns

I've had pmr for two years and was checkered for GCA which wasn't proven. My esr...

New drugs trial for GCA

https://www.gsk.com/en-gb/media/press-releases/2015/gsk-announces-start-of-phase...

Ulcers and prednisone

I have recently started on prednisone and wondered whether I need to be taking a...

Andrographolide for GCA?

Hello everyone, As usual I am being my scientific self and doing research with ...

More blood tests used to diagnose GCA

Hello everyone, Just an update on my current situation. I finally have a tempor...

Update on my alternative therapies

I wrote a long post yesterday but it appears not to have posted successfully, so...

Alendronate

My doctors have written to me telling me I need calcium and vit D supplement to ...

Maidstone support group

Hi. Following my first meeting yesterday I took on board what people were saying...

New Rheumy!!

Happy day yesterday! Started out with a phone call from the rheumy I’ve been see...

Zoledronic Acid 2

The info I had from the Rheumy nurse last week warned of a rare compllication of...

Advice please

I having been up and down on preds for various reasons. As high as 40mg and as l...

Maidstone support group

Hi, I've just got home from attending my first support group. It was well wort...

Weakness and pain with GCA

I was diagnosed with GCA in September 2014 and am now down to 7.5 pred a day and...

Pred tapering for first time

15 mg for 5 weeks for PMR. 3 days ago reduced to 13.5 mg. - pain in neck, joint...

Vision

Hi again ...I posted yesterday about the hair loss & pred...I forgot to mention ...

Cushings? Moonface returned

Have GCA. started 60mg Prednisolone in Jan 2015. Tapered, flared. Since May...

Chemical exposure causing GCA? Genetic testing?

Hello, I posted earlier as a young man (23 years old) who developed temporal ar...

Should one expect full recovery from temporal arteritis?

Hello, I am due to have a temporal artery biopsy this upcoming week (still have...

Finding a good rheumatologist

I'd really like a second opinion as I'm not happy with the rheumatologist I've b...

Pred & Hair Loss

Hi everyone...haven't posted in a while. I have GCA since Sept 2014...started a...

Side effects of Pred

Hi everyone Do any of you get a racing heart as a side effect of pred. I have ...