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PMRGCAuk

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Feeling Rubbish!

Hello! I was diagnosed with PMR early March and started on 15mg Prednisolone whi...

Welsh Government releases new guidance for those shielding in Wales

http://gov.wales/changes-coronavirus-regulations-1-june-frequently-asked-questio...

Fear of pain returning

Firstly I would like to say how grateful I am to have found this forum . My GP h...
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Blanket policy for shielders !! Can’t be right.

I really can’t believe that at the same time as easing lockdown the government h...

"Cloudy with a chance of pain"

Just read this and sooooo agree. I find humidity really affects my PMR pain AND...

Little glassy bumps on your legs?

I've been on pred for both PMR & GCA since October, 2019 and like everyone else ...

Upped my prednisone no results!

Just moved and iam sure i've relapsed. Upped my prednisone from 7 to 10 but stil...

Turmeric

I am on 6 mg of Prednisolone is it ok to take High strength Turmeric with black ...

Swollen feet and ankles

Wondered if any one else has suffered with swollen ankles, swelling and pain on ...

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...

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...
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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...