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
The Macular Society is the national charity for anyone affected by central vision loss. We have more than 21,000 members and, as the biggest membership group in the sight loss sector, we are the voice of people with macular conditions.
We provide information and support to improve the lives of people with macular disease and to ensure no one has to face it alone. We have nearly 300 Macular Society support groups around the UK and beyond, run by volunteers who are the experts in living with macular disease. We also have a helpline as well as befriending and counselling services and we offer one-to-one training in skills to make the best use of remaining vision.
We campaign for better care and we fund research so that one day we can overcome macular disease. To find out more about us, visit our website www.macularsociety.org... 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