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PMRGCAuk

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Exercise

At what point did you return to some form of exercise? I hear how good it is for...

How long should I stay on initial dose of a Pred for PMR

Hi all I’m 67 and was diagnosed with PMR early October this year. I’m taking 15...

Dexa scan results / Osteopenia

Hello all, I hope everyone is getting through these difficult weeks. Just wante...
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Neurologist

Hi everyone. Well today I 'phoned the appt dept. to see how much longer I'll ha...

Flare? or adrenals complaining, any advice please

2 weeks ago I began tapering from 5 via 4.75/5/5/4.75/5/4.75/4.75 etc then got s...

Prolia

Hi friends. I have been prescribed Prolia by a bone specialist and thought I wou...

Another flare, this time post-surgery

I was diagnosed April 2019. I've had 2 flares in that time, but managed to get d...

Could do with advise

Are you always in some kind of pain with pmr and should you cut pred if you are ...

Your valuable advice please

After 2 years I'm on 2mg from 15. Feeling good almost as if I could stop pred no...

PMR Seronegative Polyarthritis

PMR - Seronegative Arthritis - Gout attacks and three other \"nasties\". HAP...

Ankle weakness and pain on the stairs,

I was disturbed last night by an annoying sense of weakness in my lower right le...

Problems with balance

Will my balance ever improve if PMR confirmed and I am on meds?

Corticosteroids & Hypertension

I was diagnosed with hypertension for many years before getting a further diagno...

Urine infection

I am diagnosed with LVV/PMR since taking Pred in July I have had 3 urine infecti...

How much vitamin D3 Should we be taking?

I’m currently taking 2200 IU daily of vitamin D3. Wondering if this is the corre...

Can you take Berberine with Prednisolone?

Does anybody know of any drug interactions between prednisolone and the herbal s...

Calcium deficiency?

On prednisolone for 9 months - does anyone know if it’s PMR or the pred which mi...

Struggling with Pred Reduction

Now 2.5 years into PMR. Can’t get below 10mg..have tried with DS method but 9.5...

Could this be GCA?

Does anyone have ringing in their ears on waking? I think I hear bells although...

Lefludomide and mycophenolate for GCA treatment

Is there anybody on prednisone and lefludomide and mycophenolate?

Will I ever be off pred with GCA?

Quick question. I have been told by my rheumatologist , that I will be on Actem...

Can you have Polymyalgia with normal CRP and ESR?

My GP says my bilateral shoulder and hip pain cannot be polymyalgia because my b...

DOUBLE CONDTIONS TREATED WITHPRED

Is anyone on this site who has PMR and ITP a conditon , autoimmune condition tha...

Today is American Thanksgiving Day

Among the things I am thankful for in 2020 are all the folks here at PMR/GCAuk. ...

Summary of COVID vaccine types

Thought the above chart might clarify things for those of us who are confused 😊...

Feeling low having to put prednisolone back up

I everybody iam here because I'm a newbie with having PMR.

Methotrexate v. Leflunomide

I have been on Pred (currently at 5mg) plus Methotrexate since May this year. I ...

Jaw pain

Woke up this morning with jaw pain on left side, only hurts when I chew & swall...

PMR Newbie

Hi all, Recently diagnosed with PMR. I am 52 and was feeling rough for a few wee...

Hair loss

I wrote a few months ago regarding my hair loss due to possibly steroids or Lefl...