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Why a stiff neck could leave you blind

Express.co.uk - Mar 7, 2017
Janice then discovered the charity Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis UK (PMRGCAuk), which was able to offer advice and support on managing the condition. “Many PMR sufferers reduce their steroids too quickly without listening to their ...

A Promising Treatment for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Medscape - Nov 11, 2016
In this article, Lally and colleagues present the results of an open-label trial of the anti-interleukin (IL)-6 receptor agent tocilizumab in 10 patients with isolated polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). All patients were diagnosed at inclusion with PMR ...

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The Courier - Mar 5, 2017
Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory condition that occurs in people over the age of 50 of northern European descent. We don't know what causes it but we know how to treat it. It is not an infection by itself and doesn't respond to antibiotics ...

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: a survival guide. 2nd edition.

by: Kate Gilbert PhD
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) and Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) are linked rheumatic inflammatory illnesses that affect older people – generally, people over 50. They are chronic autoimmune conditions that cause untold misery, pain and debilitation. More acutely, undiagnosed GCA can lead to blindness, which is irreversible. In the United Kingdom each year, there are an estimated 40,000 new cases of PMR and 10,000 new cases of GCA, with a significant degree of overlap, many people having both conditions together.
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The Polymyalgia Rheumatica Diet

by: Susan Parker MAT
Polymyalgia rheumatica might mean that you are suffering from chronic pain right now – but with the right medications and proper diet, it doesn’t have to stay that way. Many studies have shown that dietary changes, along with exercise and stress-reduction can actually be an effective way to treat the condition. This can lead to a reduction or even elimination of medications. Following a low-fat, low-meat diet reduces your risk of developing giant cell arteritis – a serious complication of PMR.
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The Polymyalgia Rheumatica Patient's Sourcebook

by: Stephen Trutter MA
Polymyalgia rheumatica affects hundreds of thousands of people. If you’ve recently been diagnosed, the chances are you’ve never heard of it before. Despite it being a relatively common disease, very little is known about exactly what PMR is and why people get it. This comprehensive book for patients and caregivers guides you through PMR including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment to help you better understand PMR, ask the right questions, and make informed decisions about your treatment options.
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The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Polymyalgia Rheumatica: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

by: Icon Health Publications
This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to polymyalgia rheumatica, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research.
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Polymyalgia Rheumatica - CRASH! Medical Review Series

Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnosis ...

Classic Presentation of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)

This man presented with about a month of bilateral shoulder pain and stiffness. He graciously consented for his story to be posted on youtube to help educate ...

Polymyalgia Rheumatica - Fast, Furious, Treatable

It sounds like nothing most people have ever heard of: polymyalgia rheumatica. But more than 700-thousand Americans learned about it the hard way. “It causes ...

Living well with Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Description: Eric Matteson, M.D., a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., talks about polymyalgia rheumatic, an autoimmune disease that tends to ...