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PMRGCAuk
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All posts for July 2016

This pmr and gca

To all, this forum is amazing, especially when you have PMR PRO and DORSET LADY ...

PMR vs Polymyalgic-onset rheumatoid disease

Update to my PMR vs naltrexone comments posted here: As I concluded at the end ...

5 years of PMR and reducing again - need help please

My PMR diagnosis was 5 years ago when ESR was 66. I was feeling awful in May thi...
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Bloods HCA

Hello does anyone know what they test for HCA bloods Jan

What to eat with very early morning Pred?

I've always taken my Pred with breakfast at around 7.30 to 8. I'm having a flare...

Asthma steroid inhalers and prednisone

Just wanted to share that many asthma inhalers contain steroids, and adjusting t...

So many symptoms; so little info

I've been dealing with pmr/gca since March '16. I stayed on 60 then 50 mg predn...

Need Advice about my going up to 20 mg

I am so sorry to be such a pest BUT you folks have truly saved my sanity. OK I s...

starting date pred for GCA.

I am interested in hearing how fellow sufferers first experienced GCA and what ...

Back up to 20mgs from 10mgs Yikes!

My headache is no better so ended up in clinic this a.m. And the doc wanted to k...

alternative therapy take 2, monthly update

For those who haven't read my other posts on alternative therapy please refer to...

PMR and Naltrexone

Diagnosed PMR April 2016 after a year of fatigue, muscle weakness and pain in sh...

Tray

I have not posted anything for ages although I still read most of the posts dail...

GCA and feeling miserable

I am cutting down the Pred at 5mg per week having started at 60 and now down to ...

Yorkshire, Trains and Planes….

I spent last Friday and Saturday in Ilkley in North Yorkshire working and despit...

Surgery and steroids

I am due for surgery for hip replacement next Thursday ..the hip surgeon wants m...

PMG & Statins?

I started full PMG Sept.2015. All the classic symptoms plus weight loss, malaise...

Fear over 4-5 day headache

Ok I found you all while back in pain at 7 mg pred.. Actually started at 9 then ...

Frustrated after 1st rheumatology appt

Suicidal more like .... Her opening line was at 54yrs I was too young for pmr or...

ANCA blood test

Good morning everyone I have just recieved a call from one of the GP's at my su...

Advice for 1st Rheumatology appointment tomorrow

1st Rhumatologist appointment tomorrow and would value advice as dreading it . I...

Strange Eye Closure

My wife has GCA for a little over 1 1/2 years. After many up & downs, she is dow...

New experience of fatigue

I have had a really easy ride so far with PMR. Diagnosed in mid January. Put on...

New member just diagnosed with PMR

Hello from Scotland. For 6-7 months I complained of getting up in morning feelin...

Warty patches on my face and body.

To avoid seeing the faint exasperation on my GP's face, I have noticed a skin co...

Bath Cafe Meet Up Group

The next meeting of the Bath Group will be at 2pm on Monday August 1st in Garfun...

Niggling jaw.

Niggling jaw! Hi. Am on 6mgs of Pred. Not without problems with muscle pain in t...

Doctors and Doctors...

In this month's edition of Scope, the magazine for the Institute of Physics and...

Laughing with the prednisolone

Doing my weekly tablet allocation this morning I saw that the label on my new 5m...

Patient edication

In Norway, where I live, the health care system offers patient education courses...