Polymyalgia Rheumatica

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Life Central | Polymyalgia Rheumatica.  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
PR-inside.com (press release)Polymyalgia rheumatica produces pain and stiffness in the muscles of the shoulders and hips. This is a rare condition, that occurs more commonly in older ...

Treatment of Polymyalgia Rheumatica A Systematic Review  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Archives of Internal MedicineMD, PhD Background Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) treatment is based on low-dose glucocorticoids. Glucocorticoid-sparing agents have also been tested. ...

What's really wrong with health care?  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
News-SunIn October 2008, she was diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR), a little known disease that essentially freezes the joints in the body. ...

Tees Polymyalgia Rheumatica support group spreads word through film  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
GazetteLivePam Hildreth, 62, from Saltburn, was enjoying the first few months of her retirement when she was struck down with Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR).

Muscle/joint diseases have nothing in common  -  ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
SunJournal.comDONOHUE: Are osteoarthritis and polymyalgia rheumatica different stages of the same disease? How are they diagnosed and treated?

Me, my doctor, my insurance, and the market.  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Daily KosHe pushed and pushed when I was having trouble with pain, until he finally found the right specialist who diagnosed me with Polymyalgia Rheumatica.

Sensitive airways are reason for asthma  -  ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
SunJournal.comTemporal arteritis often has a twin: polymyalgia rheumatica. It's muscle pain, usually of the shoulder or hip muscles. The pain peaks in the late evening

AREA SUPPORT GROUPS and OTHER SERVICES  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
Minot Daily NewsThe support group for people with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and polymyalgia rheumatica meets on the first Monday of each month from 5:30 to 7

Confessions of a hypochondriac  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
Irish Times...found it's a symptom of lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, fibromyalgia, polymyalgia rheumatica, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and Lyme disease.

Disease is often mistaken as arthritis  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
St. Louis Post-DispatchIt turns out I have something called polymyalgia rheumatica. The doctor wants me to take prednisone. I refused because I know what it can do to you.

Check out headaches if you're older than 50  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Daytona Beach News-JournalTA and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) sometimes go hand in hand, but not always. One-third of patients with TA also have PMR. If your physician suspects TA,

Organization listings as of Feb. 1  -  Jan 31, 2009
Minot Daily News,Support group for people with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and polymyalgia rheumatica: 5:30 to 7 pm, Minot Public Library Small Conference Room

What is neck pain?  -  Jan 21, 2009
guardian.co.uk,A stiff neck can also be a sign of meningitis or a condition called polymyalgia rheumatica, which causes bad aches and stiffness in the upper arms,

When Jessica can work miracles โ€“ and when she can't...  -  Dec 23, 2008
Telegraph.co.uk,Then she developed polymyalgia rheumatica and was put on steroids for a month. Three months on and our insurer has not paid out in respect of this.

Arthritis support group meets Tuesday  -  Jul 3, 2008
Fremont News Messenger,...such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Psoriatic Arthritis, Scleroderma, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Polymyalgia Rheumatica and associated syndromes.

Out of line  -  Jul 19, 2008
Melbourne Herald Sun,Q What is polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR)? Who does it affect? A PMR is a condition mainly affecting people over 50. The symptoms include painful muscle aches

Back roads: Volunteers provide flavor for Mantorville festival  -  Jun 26, 2008
Post-Bulletin,The Mantorville man suffers from polymyalgia rheumatica that makes it harder for him to stand for a long time or grip tongs. He volunteered to grill anyhow.

Will massage therapy help with pain?  -  Jul 4, 2008
GoErie.com,A Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an autoimmune disorder that causes stiffness and pain in the muscles of the hips, neck and shoulders.

Home blood sugar machines not precision instruments  -  Feb 27, 2008
Orillia Packet & Times,DONOHUE: I have polymyalgia rheumatica. Will it ever go away? It has caused me to give up golf. What do you suggest? I am currently taking prednisone.

CRMC lands rheumatology specialist  -  Mar 13, 2008
Cookeville Herald Citizen,Some of those disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, gout and PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica).

Vasculitis support group to meet at Mayo Clinic  -  Feb 19, 2008
AZ Central.com,Microscopic Polyanghtis, Polyanteritis Nodosa, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Rheumatoid Vasculitis, Takayasu's Arteritis and Wegener's Granulomatosis.

Sandeep Varma: Know the signs of polymalgia rheumatica  -  Jan 23, 2008
Utica Observer Dispatch,By Sandeep Varma If you develop aching and stiffness around the upper arms, neck, lower back and thighs, the cause might be polymyalgia rheumatica,

Popular osteo med can beget severe pain  -  Feb 8, 2008
National Review of Medicine,..."If it doesn't settle down, it was something else and the patient needs a reassessment for musculoskeletal problems, polymyalgia, rheumatica or fibromyalgia

Joint Pain Causes and Treatment โ€“ Prevent Muscle Pain  -  Feb 6, 2008
American Chronicle,Thirdly, polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and temporal arteritis (TA) also affects the joints. The former affects the larger joints of the body like those in

Nitec's Phase III Results with Lodotra in RA Published in Current ...  -  Jan 23, 2008
PharmaLive.com (press release),This could include diseases such as polymyalgia rheumatica or asthma." Lodotra(tm) successfully completed Phase III development in Europe in 2006.

Sick of being unfit โ€“ so we saw the doc and got the exercise bug  -  Jan 23, 2008
Worcester News,She has suffered from polymyalgia rheumatica - which causes pains, stiffness and tenderness in large muscles - for the last two years and the steroids she

Update: An 81-Year-Old Woman With Temporal Arteritis  -  Dec 4, 2007
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),...frozen shoulders, and when I got the temporal arteritis, my doctor told me it was polymyalgia rheumatica that was a precursor to my temporal arteritis.

polymyalgia strikes many women after age 50  -  Oct 28, 2007
Chattanooganow (subscription),...dear dr. donohue: i had pretty bad polymyalgia rheumatica in early 2005. i was on daily prednisone for seven months and gained about 40 pounds on a

was taking prednisone right choice?  -  Nov 14, 2007
GoErie.com,...qi was diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica three months ago. is this a rare form of arthritis? no one i talk to has heard of it. my doctor states it can

glaxosmithkline obtains exclusive us otc marketing rights to ...  -  Nov 26, 2007
้‡‘่ž?็•Œ,...lupus erythematous-like syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, dermatomyositis, vasculitis, purpura, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, hemolytic anemia,

doctor says wegener's granulomatosis is difficult to diagnose ...  -  Nov 2, 2007
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier,...henoch-schรถnlein purpura, hypersensitivity vasculitis, kawasaki disease, microscopic polyangiitis, polyarteritis nodosa, polymyalgia rheumatica,



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