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Pmr symptoms

Hi I have been diagnosed with pmr.and I am on a reducing dose of prednisone and ...

Magnesium

When I read Carolyn Dean's book The Magnesium Miracle, it was with an eye to ost...

Actemra, Methotrexate, and the immune system

Getting actemra infusions about every six weeks along with methotrexate (2X/week...
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Super GP update

Two weeks ago I wrote of my super treatment from my GP , well as promised he has...

OA, PMR and tapering

Diagnosed with PMR 12/18 and OA (imaging) and inflammatory (sample of inflammati...

Desperately getting off short term Tramadol

Hi. I took 400 mg Tramadol a day for three weeks for severe shingles pain and af...

Importance of regular eye exams with PMR/GCA

I saw my very well equipped Optician today for a series of eye examinations, my ...

Identifying & Differentiating Patients With Early Inflammatory Arthritis

The Importance of Ultrasound in Identifying and Differentiating Patients With Ea...

Swelling on temples and below the eyes

Has anyone ever experienced swelling around the temples and under the eyes accom...

Thumping back pain

I have painful episodes which render me paralysed for minutes. It starts with a ...

Just saying hi.

Hi my name is Sue. I am 59 yrs of age and have recently been diagnosed with ost...

Alendronic acid

Hi I have recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis due to a dexa scan result. I...

Dexa Update

Hello all! I said I would let you know the results of my dexa. Prior to going ...

About live shingles shot

I have been reading all about the problems with the live shingles vaccine shot. ...

Flucuationg blood pressure

In the past several months, I've been reducing my prednisone from 5mg to current...

6th week update

seen my rheumatologist for the first time yesterday. She says I am a text book ...

Jacuzzi bath

Hi just wondering if other LVV people have felt worse for what should be a pleas...

Visit to rheumatologist

I see a rheumi every nine months so very lucky. I have a real problem telling h...

normal side effects??

My mum has had small nose bleeds, yesterday morning and today and has...

All about Corona virus: see the film!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=sqtRjjzxaWI&fbclid=IwAR2-xV3UqH...
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Lower back spasms

Hi PMRPro, PMRPro, do you know what triggers your back episodes? Do you increas...

Viagra-GCA

Could any one on this forum please inform me if Viagra has any adverse effects o...

Methotrexate and Steroids affect immune system does this mean we are more susseptable to Viruses.

Just a thought with all the Virus problems around now, how do we protect ourselv...

Methotrexate, stomach bloating

Hi Suffering from terrible stomach bloating and trapped wind at end of day. Seem...

Curly hair?

Right now, my memory is not my strong suit~~~but I think I have been on Actemra ...

Woodbridge Tea and Chat

Our next meeting is on Thursday 5th March Dobbies Garden Centre 2.00pm Grundis...

Tapering

Any help please. 64 W diagnosed Aug last year with PMR. From 20mg tapering 1mg ...

Shingles jab

Just a quick question..my surgery has suggested that the shingles jab (live) is ...

Personality Change

I was diagnosed with Temporal Arthritis back in August last year and put on 60mg...

Just checking in

It’s been awhile since I posted. Diagnosed with PMR July 2018. I had been doing ...