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Salt substitute?

Has anyone discovered a substitute for salt that doesn’t just add another st...

I think I'm on to something. Time to give back. Can you all help?

Time to give back. Can you help me? This forum has been of great support to me i...

Am i having a flare up

Last week i posted the fact I was having pain on my inner forearm, several of yo...
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Flu jab

Hi All, Having read all the responses to my original post, I did some research o...

Fluid retention

Wondering about fluid retention and Prednisone? Seems as I am reducing from 20 ...

Tapering

I have been trying to follow your advice and got to 17mgs and seem to be having ...

The last month

Diagnosed PMR Nov. last. Now starting my last month at 1mg pred. Everything has ...

Our AGM next Saturday 7th Sept.

Can I ask who, of our HU members, plan to attend our Annual General Meeting next...

GCA

Hi everyone , I am new to the site but was diagnosed with PMR 3 weeks ago and as...

Thanks for the advice, it’s working!

Just a quick note to say I listened to all the responses I got to my recent requ...

Thin skin - It's no joke...

I'm living proof that pred thins our skin, so all of you, take warning by me... ...

PMR-lite?

Hi everybody and my sympathies go towards all who suffer PMR more severely than ...

will upping my pred help lower back pain?

hi, After getting lots of good advice on how to go on from a fairly quick redu...

Can acupuncture help PMR?

Hello, I have just found and joined this site. Was on prednisolone for 4 years e...

DEXA scan results and thanks to this forum.

Firstly thanks to this forum for the advice about alendronic acid and dexa scans...

Flu vaccine?

Hi All, my pharmacist has recommended I have a flu jab this winter (he is starti...

Any ideas on heart related problems and Prednisone?

Just went thru a terrible episode last night of cramp in jaw, odd pain on chest ...

Yessssssssss

Just had an econsult with my GP after my recent blood test. My CRP is 1 and that...

Revitive

Suffering from GCA for 3+ years, making progress but very weak and painful legs...

HRT and BREAST CANCER new research

New research regarding HRT and Breast Cancer is highlighting a strong relationsh...

Aadrenalin

Went to Reumy and he said my blood work was good. Reduce 1mg per month. Had bloo...

Swings and roundabouts

Yesterday little or no pain, beautiful day outside, felt optimistic and even hap...

Flu jabs

Wonderful gurus! It is September in two days. I have been on Pred for five weeks...

Awful cramps in both legs and feet

Hello night time friends, Am on holiday in Italy Verona/Garda and am wide awake...

Asthma Review and Prednisolone

Just had my annual asthma review and it came as no surprise that it’s quiet stab...

Obsessed with Tapering

How did we and our doctors become obsessed with whether we can get from 6 mg of ...

Was it Worth it? (HUMOUR INTENDED)

So .... I had to prepare.... no food six hours before......no clear fluids two h...

Unable to reduce Pred. Any ideas?

I'm having real difficulty reducing my Pred dosage below 8mg. Any ideas? I sta...

At a loss

I'm not getting on well, but wonder if this is as good as it is going to be. 2 w...

The saga continues...hit a brick wall

Hello all! Hope your summer was enjoyable! Mine was pretty good until recently. ...