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  • Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulders, neck, upper arms and hips.
  • This condition occurs most commonly in people 65 years and older; symptoms are usually made apparent within two weeks of the condition’s development.
  • Dr. Virgil Stenberg of the Helen Foundations explains how anti-inflammatory cortisol tablets can effectively improve symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica.

Although the exact cause of polymyalgia rheumatica is widely unknown, there are factors that may increase your susceptibility of the disease. Some of these factors include:

Genetics– certain genes and gene variations may increase your risk of polymyalgia rheumatica.

Environment– polymyalgia rheumatica may be triggered by an allergen, virus or environmental irritant.

Giant Cell Arteritis– researchers speculate polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis may be the same disease with different manifestations. Both conditions share many symptom similarities and could be causes for one another.

Symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica generally include:

  • Aches and pain in the shoulders, neck, upper arms, buttocks, hips and thighs
  • Muscle stiffness of the affected areas
  • Mild fever
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite / weight loss
  • Depression

Treatment for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Dr. Stenberg of the Helen Foundation has witnessed significant success with Microdose Therapy™ for patients with polymyalgia rheumatica. According to data collected by the Helen Foundation between 2000 and 2010, the average rate of relief for 37 patients with polymyalgia rheumatica taking Microdose Therapy™ was 80%. These patients were given Microdose Therapy™ at various clinics throughout the nation, so results were not contaminated or modified.

Microdose Therapy™ utilizes 100% natural, bio-identical cortisol tablets to replace missing cortisol in the body. Microdose Therapy™ is administered orally, which also helps reduce the likelihood of an adverse effect. Learn more about Microdose Therapy™ by visiting our “Science” page or by calling 877-322-3685 to speak to one of our representatives! We look forward to working with you!

Dr. Virgil Stenberg of Helen Foundation developed Microdose Therapy™ to help those suffering from various inflammation diseases and debilitating conditions like arthritis, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. Stenberg has helped thousands of patients reduce their pain, swelling, fatigue and immobility with Microdose Therapy™. For more information on Microdose Therapy™, or to schedule a consultation, please call 877-322-3685 or visit our “Contact Us” page. We look forward to hearing from you!

The advice and information contained in this article is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace or counter a physician’s advice or judgment. Please always consult your physician before taking any advice learned here or in any other educational medical material.