... NP. The rheumatologist I have just started seeing says I am "too young" to have PMR, though I have all the debilitating symptoms and have been treated with Prednisone now for two years. He is weaning me off of the medication, but with each decrease my symptoms are worsening to the point of not being able to do many of my normal daily activities. I am wanting to know if anyone else my age has PMR and what it has been like for anyone left without medication while symptomatic