Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis UK (PMRGCAuk) is a UK-wide charity set up to provide information and support, raise awareness, and foster research into PMR and GCA. On this forum you can share your own experiences of dealing with these little-known and frightening conditions with others who know what you are talking about; and also gain ideas about ways to take care of yourself and help yourself on the road to recovery. Do discuss ideas you find on the forum with your doctor.
Our website is www.pmrgcauk.com. On the website you can find a range of downloadable items of information, plus our regular newsletter.... read more
Vasculitis UK is the UK's number one Vasculitis charity, run by people with Vasculitis for people with Vasculitis.
We promote a national network of support groups, have a website, social media resources and a near 24 hour helpline that all help the trust to achieve its aims; offering support to sufferers, their families and friends both at home and abroad by providing information, advice and the means to contact each other.
We work with other organisations and medical professionals to improve the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of Vasculitis.
We raise awareness of Vasculitis among medical professions and the general population.
We encourage and support the formation and development of local independant Vasculitis support groups.
We raise funds in order to support research into the causes and effects of vasculitis, into improvements in the diagnosis of vasculitis and into the treatment of people suffering from all the different types of vasculitis.... read more
Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma. We work together with people with asthma, health professionals and researchers to develop and share expertise to help people increase their understanding and reduce the effect of asthma on their lives.... read more