Nancy here. I am 51 and have had PMR for 3 years and did the prednisone thing for two of them. As I tapered off the prednisone the symptoms returned. I am now on methotrexate but it does not seem to help. I have begun acupuncture treatments (not cheap!) and have gone 6 times. Sometimes I feel better after a treatment. Sometimes not. I am desperate for relief from the aches and pains, often accompanied by migraines. I would LOVE to hear from someone who has beat this thing!