Well, I went to see a metabolic bone consultant. This was because I wouldn't take bisphosphonates and the rheumatologist and my GP both preferred that I did. I think they thought he'd beat some sense into me. The reason I wanted to avoid the bisphs was because they are reputed to mess up your stomach … Continue reading A visit to Outpatients. Woohooo!
I know. Stuff happened. But I'm back. Since my last post, my face got bigger still sigh. I've never had a proper double chin before. And my stomach is bulging... However, I am reducing down - very very slowly as instructed. Now in the middle of 12 aiming for 10mg by March/April. I did try … Continue reading Well it’s been a while…
This is really to remind myself why I'm eating all this stuff. I know there are good reasons but there are so many I'm starting to forget them! Bone food 1 Increasing calcium/magnesium foods, magnesium supplement, K2, D3, A (materials for osteoblasts and osteoclasts) Optimum magnesium for bone health - 320mg in normal person seems enough available in … Continue reading Treating PMR/osteopenia with food
With the magical prednisolone clearing away my PMR, there is obviously a down side. I'm stuffing an artificial corticosteroid into my system and this is, of course, going to mess up my body in some way or other. Click here to see all the side effects you might get from taking prednisolone. A pick of major side … Continue reading Prednisolone side effects and possible ways to avoid them