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Sacroiliac

I have sacroiliac pain and stiffness. Could this be related to PMR

Thank you for your responses

To all, You are very kind to respond to my first post. I’ve got through my first...

GCA update

Have seen Rheumatologist, had ultrasound, and eye examination and all seems fine...
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Tapering on a long slow journey

Hows the weather friends? Its yet another day of grey to black skies and rai...

Thankyou for your support

Just to say thankyou to all who replied to my post. You are all so lovely and su...

Walking on ice

Have had these for some years. Think we bought them off amazon but memory not wh...

Staying away from carbs?

So wondering when you all are staying away from carbs if you mean white sugar, w...

Watch your step on the ice.

Whilst out walking the dogs this morning I slipped and fell on a patch of ice an...

Type 2 blood glucose kit

Hi again. Thanks for the laughs about my stay in hospital. I had my blood sugar...

PUMPKIN

Hi folks This may be a coincidence, but I bought a pumpkin just after Halloween ...

Problem with voice

I wonder if anyone else has a problem with their voice, I was diagnosed with GC...

Elton’s in town!!

Hello UK ... your Elton is in Perth, Western Australia and we are going to see h...

In hospital!

I felt awful this morning. Headache one side along with eye ache and lots of ach...

Pred and Fragile Skin

OH (dx PMR/GCA july 2018 and started on 40mg daily - now starting on 5mg as from...

Aloe Vera gel

I’ve just read Kate Gilbert’s really helpful book and was very interested in the...

Further to difficulty tapering post

I posted about a month ago about my difficulty in tapering and I have ended up o...

Feeling low about the way I look

I have a chipmunk face with ridges inside my cheeks because I I catch them betwe...

Double whammy

I saw GP yesterday as I had an acute pain in my side and groin. I was diagnosed ...

P.M.R younger folks

Morning all! Just wanted to encourage you, swap stories etc especially with the ...

Itchy rash improving

After trying to pin rash on everything from cutting willow to fabric conditioner...

Getting Below 10 Mgs

I am, once again, trying to taper below 10 mgs prednisone. I have tried at leas...

New to PMR

After several years of localised pain that moved around my arms, thighs and lowe...

Dosages

What do you set your dosage at? I recently had a flare up and went back to 5 mg...

PMR and Stomach Issues

I've had PMR for four years. I've 'seesawed' with my doses of prednisone. Finall...

Health Unlocked

I wish that HealthUnlocked would post, as part of their website, a simple messag...

CHIPMUNK LOOK

I was just reading the papers and it says that young people are using so much fi...

Diarhoea

To bring you up to date. I saw the doc yesterday, took in a stool sample today, ...

Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends! 🙏

Also belated good wishes to our Canadian friends.

5th week of slow taper

I have had PMR for five years and tried many times to get below 6 mgs. Firstly, ...

Am I typical?

I have been diagnosed with PMR for just under two years. I reckon I've had it lo...