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Are you entitled to a Blue Badge for the car with PMR?

Just recently been diagnosed with PMR and my GP has told me I may be entitled to...

Post-menopausal bleeding

Have any other ladies suffered from this whilst on prednisolone and/or methotrex...

In Denial - my big mistake

I was diagnosed with GCA just before Christmas.  I kept my sight, with just some...
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reducing pred

going down from 5mg to 4 mg today last time I did this I had a flare went back u...

PMR recovery and ‘running before you can walk’ - a salutory tale from Action Man…

Greetings to all on this forum, and the many of you with whom I have connected ...

Trust your instincts

I have been seeing the same rheumy for almost four years and a year in he decide...

GCA - coping in the early stages

I originally wrote this in response to a post but I will put it here as a new me...

A help with facial redness

Dear fellow sufferers, I suffer from facial redness as a result of taking Pred. ...

East Anglian meeting

I wanted to attend the meeting at Needham Market  but did not feel well enough t...

Update on 45 yr old PMR sufferer

Hi, As I have posted a few times recently on my PMR journey I thought it may be ...

Possible flare up?

After being on 10 mil of pred for almost three months ( Dr tried to taper me dow...

Frothy urine

PMRPro mentioned that: Pred makes you lose magnesium, calcium and potassium in y...

feeling scared

Hi I'm 52 and I have just been diagnosed with GCA about eight weeks ago and I am...

Decreasing dose of prednisolone

Hi all, just had a repeat prescription from docs and he wants me to cut down fro...

After 3 Years my GCA is in Remission

I was diagnosed with Temporal Arteritis 3 years ago I learned that blindness and...

Nordic Walking

Well, I finally got to a Nordic Walking information session.  Bought the poles -...

Hoping For Better Days & Looking for Sympathy

OK. This is a rant, and won't help anybody, except maybe me. I'm back to trying,...

Good visit to doctor

Just thought I would post a positive story. I had a doctors appointment this mor...

Painful swollen hands

Help! 74 year old husband diagnosed with PMR/ GCA October 2015 started on 15 mg ...

Fractured ankle

Dear friends, I fell on Easter fracturing the tibia and the fibula right above t...

Seronegative arthritis

I was diagnosed with pmr in 2014.  Have had no luck in ever getting below 10mg p...

Arthritus ??

I have had pmr now since August 2013 have reduced to 6 mgs pred, but have now ha...

Denosumab advice please?

Hi everyone, haven't posted for a while but I am an avid reader every day. I am ...

Flare

Had two glasses of wine diluted with water last night, feel awful today real fla...

PMR with a twist?

I'm still a mystery to the specialist. I have PMR, That's clear. Was diagnosed l...

PMR & Dr visit

Here we go again, just now came home from Internist appt & guess what he says. H...

swollen eyes

Hi all Diagnosed in june 15,  PRM/GCA - just got down to 16mgs preds, still a bi...

How much should I increase pred when having a flare

Hi it's great to hear all of your posts and comments on this site. I was diagnos...

Any private Rheumatologist recommended in Midlands for possible PMR.... Dr David Rees?

I have had severe pain for several years and responded quite well to steroids (d...

Dundee PMR/GCA Meeting

What a lovely meeting, so nice to actually speak to people on the same path as m...