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Increasing pred dose

Hi everyone i will be staying with my daughter and family for a few days on Thu...

Missed my dose

I missed my dose of prednisone. First time in 2 years. I am trying to see what...

Adrenal gland and tapering useful information

I came across this old article (Oct 2006) from a recent posting on a GCA Faceboo...
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GCA biopsy after sensations

Hi all, I would like to know if anyone experienced some sensitivity in the biops...

Feeling disheartened

Hi all Been to 1st rhuemy appointment today saw specialist nurse first took all ...

Hair smelling weird?

A minor issue, I know, but my hair seems to smell weird these days - no matter h...

Information booklet

Hi. I saw a post about a PMR/GCA booklet on the site. Anyone know where I can ge...

Prednisolone, GCA and Glaucoma dilemmas

The recent thread about GCA and Glaucoma has made me concerned that people think...

Emergency help please?

Having been 'stable' for 6 weeks on 10mg I'm nervous I might be relapsing. Do I ...

Dentists and PMR/GCA

I was a bit surprised today to find that my dentist knew nothing at all about PM...

Rheumatology referral

Can anybody recommend a Rheumatologist in West Wales and would it be worth tryin...

Thrombocythemia (MPN)

Has anyone been diagnosed with Thrombocythemia MPN. This is linked I understan...

Banting Diet does it Help with PMR?

The Real Meal Revolution by Tim Noakes. He talkes about low Carb/high fat diet f...

MTX for pmr - a good idea ?

Following the excellent advice on this forum, I had tapered to about 4.5 mgs o...

new hip and groin pain after months of prednisone

well just a week or so ago, i developed some groin pain, and hip pain out of the...

Seizure

Been on pred for PMR for almost 12months and been doing fine and reducing slowl...

2 5 diet while on steroids

With steroids causing weight gain, I wondered if anyone had any views on the 2 ...

Reducing after flare up.

Well it's been a year since I joined this group and you have been my rock. Felt...

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Hallo there, Ive got polymyalgia rheumatic, now down to 3 pred a day. But shoul...

Diagnosed 3 weeks ago - depression + knee pain.

Hi - would appreciate any input or advice. I posted this yesterday but had no re...

Sciatica

Does anyone have osteoarthritis as well as PMR? I've had sciatica and Bursitis i...

PMR....RA??

I was diagnosed with PMR by my GP 3 weeks ago and put on Prednisolone 30mg a day...

Tai Chi

Hi. Can anyone recommend a Tai Chi class in Surrey, not too far from Weybridge? ...

The Lighter Side of PMR - You asked for more.. ;-)

Well, as if John Wayne, Professor Unley Stanwin and Janet and John aren't enough...

Gravel in shoulders?

In the last few days in the process of reducing my Pred dose, I have noticed a s...

Pmr gca and glaucoma

Does anyone know what is the lowest dosage of pred that it is safe to be on for ...

Rheumatologist Recommendation, please

Hi everyone, this is my first post here. I'm writing on behalf of my mother-in-...

GCA and PMR

Hi all I have been eating a lot of inflammatory foods, and my CRP and ESR have a...

Some media coverage of GCA for reference

Definitely one to get a copy of to show to sceptical doctors!...

One off episodes

I was diagnosed with PMR in November 2016 put on 20mg reduced to 15 couple of da...