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ESR & CRP Rate

Recently saw my Rheumy and he ordered blood test for Sed rate and CRP. I compare...

Happy new year

I would like to wish you all a very happy new year and may your health get bette...

2018

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The Lighter Side: New Year's Greetings from 'Uncle' MB ;-)

Greetings to Poly(ma)lingerers and Partners in Pred First, on a rare but serious...

Amitriptyline. Anyone like or dislike?

Can’t quite make my mind up. It certainly did the job carmine my bladder. Fr...

Happy New Year!

Last year..for the first time..we wrote once a week a good thing that happened d...

Dizzy spells

Can anyone please tell me if they suffered continous dizzy spells after reducing...

Metamorphosis

Not necessarily PMR/GCA related, but definitely prompted by hours of feeling unw...

What are these head symptoms - GCA or pred?

Hi again. After two months on 20mg I'm still in the throes of beginners' confusi...

Using Naproxen

Morning everyone, I have not been on this site for some time but even though I a...

Best wishes for 2018

I'd like to wish everyone on this site and all who suffer from an auto immune di...

Pain!

Hello my soul mates, fighting the fight against GCA/ Poli! I hope somebody can h...

Good Day

Happy New Year. I am new to this site and find it very helpful as I feel very is...

Question

Not sure where to begin. Bottom line GP put me on 20 mg n told me to taper as I...

Belated happy Christmas but early happy new year

Hi everyone Hope things have been as good as they can be! I thought I would wi...

In Remission

I am so excited to say that after 3 years I am in complete remission with my PMR...

Just Diagnosed

On Dec. 22nd I was diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica. I am taking 15mg pred...

POTS

Does anyone know anything about this syndrome and can help me with this. My daug...

100 Marathons - and PMR!

On 16th December, Lynda Copson ran her 100th marathon. Enough of a massive achi...

Can't get below 25 mg without a GCA flare...

I've now had my second GCA flare when at 25 mg of Prednisolone per day. The fir...

Club zero getting closer - My Actemra story continues

As I look back at 2017 I can’t help but to be thankful for the support of my fam...

Oh boy! A New Med!

Went to GP last night and general alignment meeting after seeing the rheumatolog...

Thoracic Back Pain

Just wondering if anyone suffers from thoracic back pain. I get it if I try to d...

Temple Artery Biopsy

After 5 days post diagnosis I have to say the NHS are moving pretty quick for me...

PMR-new pain

So back in early December my Rheumy wanted me to wean from 7.5 mg or pred to 6mg...

To vacation or not to vacation? Or when to go?

Me again. 3 weeks in since start of tx. Long before, PMR showed up, I had planne...

Prednisone vs Prednisolone

I don't understand why prednisone is prescribed when prednisolone is available. ...

Blood Test Results

Hello everybody I have had PMR for 2 years Steroids now down to 1mg from 25mg B...

CALCIUM NOT WORKING???? OH NO!!!

OMG it's ALWAYS something isn't it??? and soon a newer study will debunk this st...

A man and his snow shovel (Part 2)

Remember me? :-) Now at 3 weeks on prednisone 15mg. I feel so much better. Disco...