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GCA symptom or not

Hi all, I’m here for my dad to ask if anyone has suffered with dizzy spells. Sin...

Not feeling quite ‘right ‘ since starting steroids

Had PMR 10 years ago now back so started on 15 mgs prednisolone. This time I fee...

Update on digestive/distress with high dose Pred.

Thank you for the advice I received. I have moved painlessly to Entric Coated Pr...
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Melatonin & PMR

I am having trouble sleeping for the first time since going on prednisone 8 mont...

Ragnar method

Has anyone heard or tried the Ragnar method. ? Georgedog

Symptoms

I have been very short of breath for a couple of weeks and was taken to hospital...

Quick Question

I fell while I was having my morning walk, fell on some gravel and have managed ...

Definitely not PMR but A Covid-19 Tribute

I'm sure some of you will remember a viral video of the Tricolori flying with Ne...

Any recommendations for a rheumatologist please . Surrey,London Home Counties.

I’m having a telephone consultation with my GP today and am considering asking h...

Splitting dosage advice~~please~!

I've been taking 8 mg per day and my rheumy wanted me to drop to 6. Well, last ...

Turmeric

Has anyone tried this and gas it helped?would be great to get some views

Pulled muscles or PMR

What is the difference between PMR pain and pulled muscles? Tuesday evening gen...

Earache ,again!

Earache again! My GP and I decided I should increase the Prednisolone from 11 to...

PMR and Steroid Perscription

Has anyone else experienced this issue? Can only a Rheumatologist prescribe dose...

tapering dilemma

PMR since Nov 2017 - GCA Feb 2018. Managed to reduce to 4mg Pred beginning May ...

Is varicella zoster (herpes zoster, shingles?) perhaps a partial cause of some PMR, GCA? Does it fit for you?

https://www.oatext.com/pdf/CMR-2-115.pdf This fits for me. I'm not sure if it's ...

Advice for Flare

Hi lovely people. I’ve been steady at 4.5 mg for some time , but have felt the ...

Thank you

Thank you so much for your help and advice. I am so grateful you are making the ...

Giant Cell Arteritis and Prednisone

Hi, I'm new here - my name is Roger Hall, I am 75 and live in Kingston, Ontario,...

Been on steroids for 2+years

Down to 4mg day but still have pain in neck shoulders and upper arms. Last visit...

Possible GCA ?

I would be interested to know what others think about my current situation. I w...

MRI today.. just curious

My GP has requested an MRI scan of my head and cervical spine ( had to look it u...

So ready for answers!

After a trip to the rheumatologist and X-rays I am told that I have degenerative...

Meds Allergy, Hayfever, or A. N. OTHER Syndrome????? Confused.com!

Pre PMR not so much as a paracetemol. Now on loads of meds for PMR (pred June '1...

Should i up my prednisone

Finally sold my house and moved 3 days ago but now i hurt all over.Just like i d...

Dead Slow Tapering Acronym or Abbreviation

What is the 4 letter abbreviation for the dead slow tapering method that begins ...

Lockdown and me

I've been in strict lockdown for about six weeks (apart from strolls in the park...

Swollen stiff and painful Left knee and tight tendons behind both knees.

Hello everyone, I hope all is going as well as you can hope for. I would be gra...

I’m a 68 year old Mum of 2 grown up boys have had symptoms for 18 month pmr diagnosed approx a year ago and then Gca in March 2020.

Hi everyone joined this group recently not quite should how it works but sure y...

When will my stamina come back?

I cam off Prednisolone at the end of January after months of tapering and being ...