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Lower back soasms

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...
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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 ...

Question about actemra

On 4th week (1 autoinject shot/ wk) of actemra. Treated for gca for nearly a yea...

Corona and other nasties

All the publicity re corona has spooked me a bit, we are the ones at more risk, ...

Up my dose?? for small surgery?

I just read that increasing prednisone is a good idea before a squamous cell ski...

Diabetes drug may reduce harm of steroids

Just found this article about research of a drug to reduce the effects of steroi...

Wheening off Pred

I am getting closer to weening off Pred and my reumy told me about a speach on c...

Split dose question

I am currently on 15mg pred, about to reduce to 12.5 (rheumy advise: rapid taper...

Reducing

Think this was on before but not sure. I am presently reducing and have never re...

Update “not sure if it is PMR“

Phoned for an appointment this morning, was told my GP on holiday so was given a...

B5 - how much?

I searched this morning and could not find the discussion about the value of B5 ...

Diagnosis

Another question please. Has everyone on here been diagnosed through blood tests...

GCA-PMR awaiting biopsy

I started having left temporal headache and scalp tenderness a month or so ago. ...

PMR or something else??? Please help!!

My mother has had PMR for over 2 years and has recently weaned off the steroids ...

Adrenal Fatigue

I had a specialty lab test done through a holistic doc office. I saw one of the...

Facial tingling and numbness

I was dx’d with PMR a year ago. Started at 20 mg prednisone. Increased to 60 in ...

The Good Doctor 👨‍⚕️ on Tele

Feacal Matter Transplants. blerrrgh! Poo may not be able tell your future healt...

Tremors

Tremors...does anyone on Pred suffer from slight tremors in arms/hands and jaw.....

Tapering and Pain

HI I am new to this group. I'm writing for my husband who has PMR. He is down to...

Light headed ness/dizziness

Hi can anyone tell me if they suffered with the above when first starting on Pre...

Fast taper and struggling

I'm writing this because I know you will all get it and I'm struggling- massivel...

Leg Hairs....

Another strange topic from me. On one side of my calf muscles I go bald grow hai...