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downsides of pred

I'm new to this forum - was diagnosed with GCA in January and went immediately o...

Best pillows for my aching neck?

Hello, just been diagnosed with GCA. Any suggestions as to most comfy pillows fo...

“Damaged Hair Follicles”

Hope this doesn’t come through twice, lost the first post on this! Have had PMR...
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Breast cancer and PMR

I am 64 and have had PMR for about six years. I went for a routine mammogram at ...

Newly diagnosed PMR

Having had bad hip pain since before Christmas I then developed bad pains down t...

Weight gain

I have been on prednisone 5mg at the moment, for nearly 8 years and really strug...

Pain free when tapering?

Hi, I'm hoping some of you can help me with an ongoing issue. I was diagnosed i...

IS GRIEF HEALING IN MOTION?

I found this short article/essay intriguing. It associates \"grief,\"with much m...

Can PMR come back after 3 month?

I have been off Prednisone for 3 month after just 5 month of PMR with the help o...

Loss of feeling in left arm and hand.

I woke up yesterday with numbness in my left hand and arm. It just wants to flop...

Methotrexate or Sulfasalazine, the lesser of two evils?

I recently posted about a flare of hand pain on reducing from 4mg to 3 over Chri...

'Twas a good day~!!! A new way to see and read~!

Today I went to a low vision specialist~!!! The Iris Foundation had recommended...

It's back

Bit confused, cannot update my profile, I input the details, click continue and ...

Past, Present, Future

When you have a debilitating autoimmune illness (or two!) like PMR/GCA, you have...

PMR Symptoms back with a vengeance

I am battling PMR since 2017 and have tried internist, rheumatologist and now or...

Want to see an all round answer of how Aunty Bee copes with Chronic Illness Self Care , read Ansteynomads post on The AI Protocol ,Q+A here!

Good Sunday All, I just wanted to let people know whom might be interested that...

Severe pain and stiffness

For the last 8 days I’ve had a dreadful cough and cold. During the last 3 days ...

PMG finger pain

PMG Has anyone experienced finger pain, stiffness with PMG

Muscle wastage

I was diagnosed with PMR in October 2018, but after two visits to a Rheumatology...

Aunty Bees Advent Calendar. Dec 20. Baby it's Cold Outside! A Quiz , My Winter Star Buy for Hip and Back Pain , and Why do We get left Out!

Hello Forum Folks , I don't know if you are like me and feel the Pain and Stiff...

I could kick myself!

I ignored the painful twinges in my right shoulder for a few days until it becam...

Started tapering with some issues

Firstly I feel I should correct something I said in my first post. I stated that...

Temporal Ultrasound May Be Useful in Giant Cell Arteritis Disease Monitoring (in patients paring corticosteroids with tocilizumab)

Thought this was an interesting article... wouldn't it be great if ultrasounds ...

Aunty Bees PMR, GCA, and Chronic Pain Sufferers Advent Calendar . Dec 11. Festive Pacing in Action . Who is the Snowman?

Are you , like Me, feeling like this fed up and weary Olaf today ? After yester...

Aunty Bees Advent Calendar. Dec 9. The one thing 'NOT' to cross off your Christmas 'To Do' List , those Medical Appointments.

Before I get a bit Mumsy on today's Post , I thought I might indulge in my first...

PMR beginner

Hi, I've just joined the post and am on my 3rd day of 15mg Pred for PMR. I suffe...

PMR, Prednisolone and Poland

I have just returned from a long weekend in Krakow, Poland! What a great city! ...

Change innblood tests?

Does anybody know about this comment on my blood test results? +++++++++++++++++...

Am I typical?

I have been diagnosed with PMR for just under two years. I reckon I've had it lo...

How to be Sick: An Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and Their Caregivers –Toni Bernhard

Just received this book today.... \"Toni Bernhard got sick and, to her and her ...
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