Polymyalgia Rheumatica FAQs

Often polymyalgia rheumatica is considered to be a form of arthritis, but this is not precisely the case. Generally, the condition has not been as well researched as the inflammation affecting the joints. The good news is that there is treatment available. It is natural for sufferers to have a lot of questions, especially if they have … Read more

Giant Cell Arteritis vs. Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) are related conditions. About 10 to 20 percent of people with PMR also have GCA. Learn what their differences are and how to figure out if you’re suffering from one or the other.

4 Risk Factors of Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica is a debilitating condition with no known causes. However, since it is an autoimmune disease, researchers have identified four following risk factors in the development of PMR.

Polymyalgia vs Fibromyalgia

Polymyalgia rheumatica and fibromyalgia are both inflammatory diseases. Learn what the differences are between these inflammatory conditions and how to tell if you are suffering from one or the other.