Five Ways to Effectively Reduce ESR in Your Blood

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is an important test to diagnose body inflammation in polymyalgia rheumatica patients. Learn how you can lower your ESR, which could help reduce your PMR symptoms.

Methotrexate Treatment for Polymyalgia

Methotrexate is an immunosuppressant typically prescribed and combined with oral steroids or corticosteroids. It is effective in reducing joint inflammation in PMR.

Corticosteroids Treatment for PMR

Corticosteroids are the most-prescribed and effective treatment for polymyalgia. Low doses of corticosteroids, such as prednisone, can relieve symptoms of PMR.

How a Rheumatologist Can Help Treat Your Polymyalgia

A rheumatologist is a specialist in diseases of the joints, bones, and muscles. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR).

Coping with Painful Polymyalgia Rheumatica

How do you cope with debilitating pain caused by polymyalgia rheumatica? People with PMR have muscle pain and stiffness on both sides of the body. Find out how you can find relief.