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PMRGCAuk
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All posts for April 2019

Hose me down!

Some of you may recall my post about continued hoarseness. Saw my GP today. He t...

Occasional temple pain

I sometimes experience intense temple pain especially on my left side. I have be...

PMR pain and Pain from damaged lumbar spine

Hello all. I 'm writing in desperation for some advice. Until recently my PMR ...
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Privacy considerations

Some concerns have been expressed recently about the posting of photos of chidre...

Is it PMR?

I've recently been diagnosed but cannot take steroids due to having being hospit...

Tapering

Started on 15 mg 17 months ago, and, on guidance of my GP, am now down to 2mg. C...

Will 9 mg steroid reduce risk of sudden blindnessdue to GCA?

Hi diagnosed February this year with PMR and successfully tapering fr9m 15 mg - ...

Now a biopsy

Hospital rang me yesterday as I have to have a temporal artery biopsy under loca...

New member

HI folks I am so glad to find this site. Everyone thought I was drama queen. I...

A Good Way to Taper!?

This was an accidental taper for, but perhaps the easiest and best of all. Last ...

New to the group

Hi. I am 59 years old and I was diagnosed with PMR in February by my primary ca...

best mattress for pmr symptoms?

I am an 80 yes old sufferer from both GCA and PMR for 3-4 years, at present on 2...

Keep moving folks.

So in hospital for pulmonary embolism and vein embolism. Steroid myopathy horrib...

Prednisone and metabolism

I have tried researching what Pred. does to the metabolism but can't find any in...

Pacing. Bah Humbug!!!

I am wondering, after this weekend, if I hold a PMR sleep record? Last week was ...

Has anyone seen an immunologist?

Pondering the fact that PMR is one of the many auto immune conditions out there ...

How to tell your PMR has gone

I,ve had PMR for 4 years. I’m down to 5mg and have got stuck there. I also have ...

Bad day, turned worse!

Update: I posted about a bad day about ten days ago. Within a few days I lande...

Overweight.

I was wondering if anybody on here is overweight & do you put your weight gain d...

Food, herbs, spices & supplements.

If all these things have anti-inflammatory properties why don't they cure us? In...

Prednisolone taper.

After diagnosis PMR and nearly 3 weeks of Prednisolone 15 mg ( which has worked ...

New Group Member

Hi everyone. I live in Arizona, USA. I found this group while searching for as m...

Should I be concerned?

I am new to your group. Diagnosed with PMR in March. Started with the intense sh...

New diagnosis

Diagnosed with PMR 6 weeks ago. Started on 20 mgm Prednisone which resolved all ...

Length of GCA

How long does GCA last?

Moonface

I've been on 70 mg prednisone for pmr/gca for 3 weeks now. I eat healthy, not to...

Feeling a bit okay.

Back to weekly digests via email I have just read a couple of posts which have m...

Acute episode PMRGCA

I’m new to this group I was diagnosed with PMR about 5 years ago and with CGA 2 ...

Need advice or reassurance.

After my hospitalization and strong antibiotics for a perforated colon I had wha...

GLA Biopsy - would you?

Hi - I am rather new to all this and long story short - 2 weeks ago tomorrow I s...