richcar in PMRGCAuk 5 months agoPOPULAR
I am 70 years old (male).
I started feeling the PMR symptoms about a month ago.
My doctor confirmed I have PMR about a week ago.
Other than for...
Reethebeat in PMRGCAuk a year ago
Hallo there, Ive got polymyalgia rheumatic, now down to 3 pred a day. But shoulder pain has really kicked in, and I now have elbow pain the...
Polymyalgia Rheumatica ?
Emilytom52 in PMRGCAuk 2 years agoPOPULAR
I'm new here but I have been reading lots of your messages and post. I would be so grateful to anyone who could give me some advice or just ...
Usauna in British Lung Foundation a year ago
Hi everyone. I'm super freaked out. Ive just been diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica, and I have to take steroids for a year. I'm terrifi...
TimeLord in PMRGCAuk 4 months agoPOPULAR
This all started in September 2017, I started feeling stiff as if I had been in the gym to long. Within 5 days I was walking bent up like an...
Injury related Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Marie1479 in PMRGCAuk 2 months ago
I developed PMR 2 years ago after slipping on the ice and twisting my ankle. 3 days later my knee was very swollen and extremely painful. ...
Could Polymyalgia Rheumatica be the culprit?
Teatotal in British Liver Trust 3 years ago
I haven't been on here for a while as nothing has progressed with my liver investigations other than the Consultant deciding not to put m...
Polymyalgia Rheumatica - and Me
Mish1920 in PMRGCAuk 2 years agoPOPULAR
Hi this is my first post but I have read many of yours and really appreciate the wealth of information that's shared through this forum. It'...
Alternative treatments for Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Hidden in PMRGCAuk 8 months ago
Hi, I am new here and in the process of being diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and wondered if there are any particular foods or ...
Journey begins with polymyalgia Rheumatica
JoanElaine in PMRGCAuk a year ago
I am posting for the first time. After the doctor thought I was having back problems and was sent to have an MRI and then to a back surgeon...
Bronchiestasis and polymyalgia rheumatica
Busybee57 in British Lung Foundation 6 months ago
Good Morning everyone, I hope you are all enjoying the run up to Christmas, I am certainly looking forward to the holiday rest. I was wonde...
Fibromyalgia? Polymyalgia rheumatica, 'just arthritis'?
missrat in Pain Concern 5 years ago
I have had two hip replacements for osteo-arthritis, and definitely have arthritis in two toes after an injury. This kind of pain is long-s...
Anyone have experience of Polymyalgia Rheumatica?
italy321 in Vasculitis UK 5 years ago
Hi all, I am still going through the diagnosis process for Vasculitis but after reading the route map kindly provided by someone via a link ...
PBC and now Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
mtrafter in PBC Foundation 6 months ago
Hi I am new to this site but not to PBC, I have been living with PBC for 10 years, my journey has been mostly uneventful on Ursofalk, I enj...
Polymyalgia Rheumatica + GCA meeting for Devon & Cornwall Area
Hidden in PMRGCAuk 2 years ago
This years meeting dates and new venue.
To be held in room 3 Saltash Wesley Methodist Church Callington Road Saltash PL12 6LA.
They hold a ca...
Barbara from US - Ldn & Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
liveurlife in LDN Research Trust 3 years ago
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New - osteoarthritis, back problems, ? polymyalgia rheumatica, ? fibromyalgia
missrat in Foggy's "Invisible Illness" Support 5 years ago
Hi - I'm Ann. I'm nearly 67 and have had osteoarthritis for about 10 years. I've had two successful hip replacements. I've also had stero...
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Steroid Side Effects: New Findings
Admiral06 in PMRGCAuk 4 months ago
Except for cataracts, side effects in PMR patients treated with glucocorticoids and non-PMR patients were not statistically different, new r...
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) or a flare up of my vasculitis/connective tissue disease?
SusieMC in Vasculitis UK 4 years ago
It has recently been suggested by my chiropractor and my orthopaedic surgeon that I may have PMR. I am having an ultrasound to rule out any ...
Natural/Alternative Remedies for Polymyalgia Rheumatica..for my 82 yr old Grandma
LaurenStrang in PMRGCAuk 2 years ago
So my usually fit, healthy and sprightly Grandma was recently diagnosed with PMR. She has always had trouble with her back/neck, but usually...
Hi all.How does polymyalgia rheumatica differ or similar to rheumatoid arthritis
lubash in NRAS 5 years ago
Hope everyone is keeping the fighting spirit alive.We are strong and we will endure.It really feels good to know am not alone and that every...
Kate Gilbert's book- Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: a survival guide
Stormy87 in PMRGCAuk 4 years ago
I have almost finished reading Kate's book . It is an EXCELLENT resource for PMR and GCA ! I especially like that it is in an easy to read f...
Polymyalgia rheumatica: observations of disease evolution without corticosteroid treatment
Admiral06 in PMRGCAuk a year agoPOPULAR
This recently published study contends that the widespread use of corticosteroids early on in the course of PMR has prevented researchers fr...
How is GCA diagnosed? I have Polymyalgia Rheumatica diagnosed a few weeks ago. The GP has not mentioned GCA.
SheffieldJane in PMRGCAuk 2 years ago
I have had constant headaches for years, put down to Cervical Spondylitis. Now with PR I sometimes feel that my eyes are going to burst and ...
New study...No Special Risks Seen with Long-Term Steroids in Polymyalgia Rheumatica............One exception: cataracts
dianelee in PMRGCAuk a year agoPOPULAR
interesting article...very new....study on prednisone.
Could severe painful cramping of the hands be caused by steroid tablets being taken for polymyalgia rheumatica?
jaydy in NRAS 4 years ago
Do you have Polymyalgia Rheumatica or Giant Cell Arteritis? Are you still working?
KateGilbert in PMRGCAuk 6 years ago
Doctors tend to think of PMR and GCA as diseases of later life, but people in their 50s get these conditions too. For many, there is a need...
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: a survival guide. 2nd edition. Kate Gilbert PhD
mamici1 in PMRGCAuk 6 months ago
Just finished this book... I HIGHLY recommend to someone newly diagnosed like me!
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: A Survival Guide. This book is a must for your bookshelf or kindle
Skinnyjonny in PMRGCAuk 4 years agoPOPULAR
Just purchased and read Kate's book ... amazing! It should be on all our bookshelves or at least in our Kindle's at present. Although I'm an...
I am an OAP over 80 and have had Polymyalgia Rheumatica for 2 years. Been off Steroids for 8 months and still have pains and stiffness.
V5_82L in PMRGCAuk 3 years ago
I Live in Northern Ireland and would be happy to talk to someone from there if possible or in fact anyone similarly affected. .
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