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PMRGCAuk
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Tapering again, sorry I'm new to this

I was diagnosed with GCA June 2017 started on 60mg pred, I experienced several o...

A disappointing visit to my GP

After I saw the rheumatologist earlier this month I had some blood tests done. W...

What are the early signs of GCA ?

Stlll fairly new to this forum. PMR for 1 year and tapering very slowly. Now 7-6...
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Poor Kirsty

So Kirsty Young has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, good for her that she's ad...

I am new to this site

I was diagnosed in February of this year with PMR. I am now 73 yrs old and this...

Prednisone on empty stomach

Is there any MEDICAL reason I cannot take it in the morning and eat a couple hou...

Dexa scan

I had a scan 2 years ago (hips -3.4). Dr wants me to have another one. What do...

Tightness in chest with a dry cough

I was diagnosed with PMR in early June, currently on 15mg of prednisone, down fr...

Your good wishes

Thank you all for your good wishes. Much appreciated

Is medicine a threat to health?

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/aug/30/modern-medicine-major-threat-pub...

FAO Singr

<Thanks for your support. Unfortunately I’m not there yet. I’ve lost my life, my...

Prednisone dose

Let’s say I feel better in a few days then I want to know how much to reduce pre...

Temporary raising prednisone dose.

It seems like I’m in a bad relapse from extensive dental work all summer . I to...

Temporary raising prednisone dose.

It seems like I’m in a bad relapse from extensive dental work all summer . I to...

Long time pred user

Hi all, its great reading your posts and identify somewhere with most. I was di...

DEXASCAN SORTED

Phoned up yesterday. Got a cancellation for 9.55 a.m. today. On time, lovely tec...

Catch up

Recently I told you about my son having his colon removed and the discovery of l...

Unable to sleep

Hello friends. Poor sleep quality is getting to me. I go to bed tired but am un...

Tapering symptoms

I have GCA/PMR, diagnosed in May 2018 and started on 60mg Pred. I am now down t...

An update...early days

Hi all. I mentioned earlier that I was starting 15mg prednisone earlier this wee...

Tapering Pred on Actemra Feeling Bad @4Mg... Normal?

Hi, I was wondering if anyone else has gotten on Actemra and tapering down off P...

natural treatments

Just checking in to see if anyone has treated PMR with cannabis? I realize it is...

PMR AND ITS ASSOCIATED AILMENTS

Just a thought on Piriformis Syndrome. I have been on Prednisone for 3 years fo...

Cheer up

I found this site helpful, in that it was good to talk to people who are fellow ...

Pains in right thigh and hip, i.e. not bilateral, as well as usual, although not too severe, PMR symptoms.

I've been slowly tapering down to 5 mg. for the last couple of weeks (diagnosed ...

Nature Does It Again For Me.

Better nights sleep! Almost back to normal barmyness! Fed the mallards,coots & ...

Some not so good developments

Hi all, I haven't posted on here for quite some while, so first a bit of backgro...

Quick statistical perspective on DSNS tapering

I've found PMRpro's article on the background of DSNS tapering illuminating. The...

Metatarsal Twinge

Down to 3.5mg a day after 20 months. I started getting pain in my left big toe ...

Rheumatology appointments

I was diagnosed with PMR October 2016, starting dose 15mg which worked a miracle...