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Adrenal support

After 3 years I have reduced pred very slowly from 15mg after diagnosis down to ...

GCA or prednisone?

Hello everyone, I had previously posted about trying to sort out what was ...

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https://vimeo.com/user81841867/mypmrjourney Angela Edwards, a PMR patient, tell...
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Leeds Meeting 1 March

Is the Leeds meeting still on?

Is there any point in a TAB after a positive ultrasound?

Hello all. I started Prednisone a week ago, for GCA confirmed by positive ultras...

NEW to this site

Started Actemra injection last Friday is any else on this drug for the treatmen...

Flare Up

Hi All. I'm new to this site and am anxious to hear others stories of their exp...

Special teddies

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Special teddies

Dorset lady I too have a special “teddy” given to me by my pilot son when he was...

The Lighter Side: IMPORTANT SAFETY ADVICE during the Cold Snap... ;-)

Greetings All, just a quick one.. :-) I just read some helpful advice on the BBC...

Thanks

For all the replies. Will let you know what doc says on Friday and what I've go...

Bowen Therapy - It didn't work for me, but...

Yesterday, I experienced my first (and possibly last) Bowen Therapy session, but...

Splitting the dose!

Also wanted to mention that I do split the dose, so take 3mg in the morning and ...

Slowly slowly catchy monkey!!

Morning. I’m diagnosed since Sept. started on 40mg. Now at 5mg! And I listen rea...

meds

What is the doses you guys started on? How long before you start to feel great ...

Anyone taking Letrozole after being treated for breast cancer ?

I would be interested to know how other people are coping, and what side effects...

Forgot to ask

Janine again! I've started losing my hair on top, do any ladies have wigs and c...

I'm new here

Hi I've started Prednisolone for GCA and see the doctor on Friday, my blood resu...

She May Be a Monster, but She’s My Monster

Those that can't do... RANT! https://rantingsofamadwomanblog.com/2018/02/27/sh...

Polymyalgia and low Dhea

Has anyone been treated with prednisalone and a dhea supplement. I read an arti...

Odd heart beats

I tapered from 5mg preds to 4.5mg on 1st Feb. Usually odd for a few days but thi...

When is a Downward Trend a Good thing?

Well, I'd say the answer is... TODAY! Back in November, when I was diagnosed w...

Is there a beginner's guide to the symptom cycle?

Hello fellow club members, and my thanks and appreciation to everyone who has co...

Reasonable expectations after recent flare up?

Hi friends, about 3 weeks ago I wrote about a recent PMR flare up (my first) occ...

Weight gain

Have u gained any weight and does it come off after.

Methotrexate as a steroid sparer - a possible benefit?

https://www.medpagetoday.com/rheumatology/arthritis/71358?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2018-02...

Itching Legs

Almost certainly not related to PMR, but I just thought I would ask if any of yo...

Back ache

Ok just recently I have begun to have lower back pain that just doesn’t stop. I ...

Inflammation and Diet

Thought this would be of interest: http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/10...

General Anaesthetic While Taking Prednisolone

I have been told I need a hernia repair operation involving general anaesthetic....