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PMRGCAuk
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All posts for August 2017

Taper from 5mg down...

I'm on MTX as well as pred, and not sure how I want to go down from here. Would ...

The Lighter Side of PMR - PMR Progress Update, Pred Tapering, The Summer (UK) Flu, and all that Life throws at Us.. ;-)

Sincere Greetings to You Lot here - whether Newbies, Veterans, Aunties, or anyon...

Still got fatigue.

Hi ive had gca pmr for 4 years now ,im off pred and my hydrocortisone has been r...
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Stomach issues

Just thought I would share this in case others suffer the same issue. For quite ...

RE Research link

Hi I just tried to sign up for the research group and used th address on this si...

Flu vaccines?

This is a quick question. I've taken a flu shot for many years, usually in Sept...

MPRKR

Oh my,found this web site and it's greatly appreciated , symptoms make sense now...

Side effects

Nitrofurantion , oh my god what a horrible medicine I have only taken one and I ...

Tapering steroids

I'm down from 20mg to 6mg over a 2 year period - so, a slow taper. However, I'm ...

Doctors 😬

Thinking about it they gave me. A 6 week program to get down on my Pred. From 1...

How much to push yourself

I've had GCA for 16 months....took prednisone and progressed to only actemra inf...

PMR

Hi I have recently posted the trouble I am having with PMR . I am in a lot of pa...

Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality ....

Given we hear lots of discussion on this forum regarding the multiple benefits o...

Osteoporosis

I am new here but have osteoporosis since 2009 but improved now. Will tell more ...

Anyone have GI symptoms as precursor to diagnosis?

Hi All - wondering if anyone has had symptoms of both bloating and GI gassiness ...

Questions

Started at 20mg prednisone 14 mo ago, then 10, & then. I've been slowly reducing...

Poopadoop!🛎

I don't know if it is connected with your difficulties with the site but I was u...

Urinary tract conditions and Antibiotics

It's a while since I posted an update but I do read others every day which, toge...

New Rheumatologist

Thank you to those that referred me to Dr. Rod Hughes. I saw him today. It was a...

PMR

Just wondering if you kind people on this forum could give me some advice. Havin...

Need help, I am very confused

I was diagnosed as GCA 5 months ago and was put on 80 mg prednisone. Then predni...

Study regarding milk Kefir and bone resorption/loss

Hi, I hope this is an appropriate and useful post. 11 months ago I had Bone dens...

Posting links question..

Hi, Being new to the forum (but not new to PMR/Pred :( ) I was wondering what th...

Experience with infusions of Rituxan and PMR

GM Everyone - I want to write of my experience with infusions of a drug called R...

Anyone know what to expect downing off pred if I haven't got PMRA. Been on for 6 or 7 years.

What I mean is just coming off pred. 😱😳 Only this weekend talking to a long...

Vasculitis Research

Suzy on the VasculitsUK forum has just posted this: https://healthunlocked.com/v...

Trochanteric Bursitis with PMR

Hi,as if I didn't have enough problems with my normal PMR related pains now I am...

Hair Loss Continues

I'm down to 4.5mg prednisone per day and my hair is still falling out! :( Has an...

2 Weeks in

2 weeks on 15 mg and still having problems in the morning , waking with aching l...

Advice please

Advice please! My doctor has referred me to Rheumatology at Winchester Hospital ...