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All posts for January 2018

Fuzzy 'steroid head'

Have been finding it hard to concentrate and stumbling over words in conversatio...

"There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it." ~ Rumi

Silly me. This evening, I made the mistake of asking my husband if the shape o...

Prednisone and cholesterol

Does prednisone known to raise your cholesterol?
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The Lighter Side: A Tale of Bill & Ben - PMR and the Flower Pot Men. All is Well in The Garden...Or is it..? ;-) :-/

Greetings and Happy New Year to Poly-my-Lingerers and Pred Playmates everywhere....

Websites - useful stuff, articles, resources

I've been keeping a Word doc on articles that I knew I'd want to refer back to. ...

NICE and tocilizumab

I would just like to say a big thank you to everyone who responded to our straw ...

Tocilizumab

FYI http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4143332/Breakthrough-treatment-rhe...

Fatigue

Does everyone suffer from fatigue with pmr?

Period problems

Since I started my Pred treatment for PMR, starting at 30 mg, now at 17,5, I hav...

Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies...

Those that can't do... rant. https://rantingsofamadwomanblog.com/2018/01/31/tel...

UK to Australia travel tips

Hi everyone I know many of you are jet setters so am asking for advice re travel...

In bitesized portions

Due to posting problems gonna do this in bits. Does anyone out there have diffic...

Reduce or not?

Tomorrow first of the month I planned to start reducing slowly 1mg but today I a...

Apologies in advance for more nonsense than usual

I am finding that as I type chunks of text disappear rendering what I write as n...

sleepy time gal.

Second time round for PMR. Had it for three years 5/6 years ago. This is third w...

Prednisolone & Long Haul Flights

I’m new to this group and am looking for some guidance! I’m 46 years old and wa...

Latest EULAR guidelines on imaging for Large Vessel Vasculitis diagnosis

http://ard.bmj.com/content/early/2018/01/19/annrheumdis-2017-212649 Found these...

War On PMR (Cont.)

I'd like to talk to as many peeps as I can find who have had PMR & are or have...

War on PMR.

I woke up the 1st weekend in July 2017 to start my vacation & noticed my I had n...

Steroids reduction

Thank you all for your responses to my overeating. Feeling a bit better now, don...

Saw private consultant, not convinced I have PMR, but on 15mg of Prednisolone for 7 days to see if it relieves symptoms, any comments?

despite explaining I have extreme stiffness in pelvic area, and shoulders, so m...

GCA and Polymyalgia

Hi everyone This is a first for me but having read your letters and discussions...

PMR newly diagnosed

Hi everyone, this is my first post. I was originally following the Psoriatic Art...

Post PMR pains??

Hi, I was diagnosed with PMR just over 3 years ago. Started on 15mg pred and red...

The new format - and problems...

In general I think the new format is better than the old one - however, it does ...

Septic Arthritis diagnosed as PMR

Has anyone in this community been diagnosed with PMR only to later find they had...

Consistency of predniselone? 🤔

Feeling loads better today! (in spite of a heavy cold & cough - first one in ove...

"Well, Hello Doctor!"

It's been 77 days since my official, semi-conclusive PMR/GCA diagnosis. That's ...

Can Peripheral Neurophathy be a side affect of PMR

I was diagnosed with GCA over 2 years ago and with PMR a year ago. Around this ...

Catch that bus

Today I saw my bus idling at the stop. Normally I'd speed up my pmr walk, from s...