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PMRGCAuk
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All posts for August 2016

Wondering if I could of had a TIA/Mini Stroke?

Hi everyone, last Monday morning I came upstairs feeling just awful, that was th...

New and Just Diagnosed w PMR

I had a episode of PMR 12 to 10 years ago that the general md diagnosed as RA as...

Magnesium

Hi folks - As promised I am updating you on how I have been getting on taking ma...
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One at a time please!

Well this is annoying. During the heat of last week I could understand sometimes...

Lack of enthusiasm

I have been an avid photographer and loved spending hours on my computer working...

Vision constantly changing

Hi...thought I would ask and see if anyone has had this happen to them while on ...

5 mg - shoulder aches and fatigue returning

I would be pleased to have your advice. I was diagnosed with PMR in October 201...

Splitting Tablets

Hi there, just wondered if anyone has any bright ideas when it comes to splittin...

Eye Strain

I am an avid reader and this has provided the escape I crave from the symptoms o...

Tests for adnenal function

My rheumatologist has tapered the prednisone to 5mg per day. Is there a blood t...

Hot flushes, sweating and hot weather!

I am moaning....as here seems a good place to let off steam. I know that coffee...

10 months on......

Got off the Pred last Oct. after about 4 years since first starting.. PMR has no...

Shin Pain

Just a query really - Has anyone else experienced quite bad shin pain while on P...

Good News Bad News

Good news is I finally got some sleep last night 1 hour 10 minutes then 3 hours ...

how can you tell a flare from other maladies?

The past two weeks have been tough for me. Symptoms include some sleep disturban...

grieving my old life, and learning to "dance"

Although I was diagnosed nearly 9 mos ago, I still find myself reading old posts...

Tapering and side effects

I have been on Pred for 2 years for PMR. I was on 7.5 for over 3 months and ha...

Prednisone update

RA believed head soreness was due to GCA symptoms returning, so added 5mg to my ...

Pineapple and possible mini flare

Hi guys, I am down to 3.5mg of pred and was just in the process of reducing once...

Tic Toc Can't Sleep

Hello everyone: Been on prednisone for 16 days. 50mg for the first 7 days and 20...

Diagnosing GCA

I read about people diagnosed with GCA without having a temporal biopsy done. W...

So upset...

Dear everyone, I have GCA and PMR and taking 11mgs of pred at the moment. .My so...

PREDNESALONE & OMEPRAZOLE

At the moment I am on 2 1/2 mg of pred is it still necessary to take omeprazole ...

I'm 0ff pred ,but restarted on hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone for Addisons.

As I've said in title I've restarted hydrocortisone and fludro ,i must admit I d...

into remission

I saw a different rheumy last week as the original is away sick. This one was a ...

wobbly Arms!!

I have been getting the same Jelly like feeling in both my arms. It feels as tho...

Update I can go x 😀😎

Just come back from a visit to my rumatoligest, the first visit , my diagnosis w...

Suffering with PMR , swollen ankles and lack of sleep

I have had PMR since January 2016 , and am on prednisolone 20mg ,have had Achil...

Wobbly legs

I am getting what I can only describe as wobbly, jelly feeling legs!!!! The res...

I'm back, thank goodness

I have been offline for some days following a spat with my service provider. I ...