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  • 6 hours ago

    Fatigue

    I have had fibromyalgia for about 7 years. I manage the pain okay most of the time with my meds. But the fatigue never goes away. I am wondering how others deal with their fatigue. Any advice or suggestions are welcome.
  • 3 days ago

    Alternative or prescribed drugs opinion

    Hello, I’m attending Middle Georgia state is doing a research paper on fibromyalgia for my English lit 1102 class. I am new to this website and have joined this community because my mother also suffers from fibromyalgia. I worry for her constantly and care for her dearly. If would be so generous if any of you would help by sharing me your opinion on either Alternative or Prescribed Treatments when answering the following 11 questions: Thank You! (your names will be anoynomousand will not be used....
  • 19 days ago

    Fibromyalgia medicine

    Hello everyone. I have Fibromyalgia and have had it just almost 5 yrs. And it is the worst feeling. But I need to ask all you Fibromyalgia kin. I have been on Lyrica and Cymbalta the whole time. Well my point is is have lost 2 pain management Doctors because they say I am failing the drug screening. Saying that I have meth in my system. Now anybody that is disabled and draw that little check and back at home with mom. Can not afford or try. But I have been told by more than one person that Lyrica....
  • 19 days ago

    Fibromyalgia...or not???

    I've been having slight fatigue for at least a year. I've had pain at almost all the fibro trigger points for several years. I sometimes have unexplained pain that is not related to an injury or anything else...just comes out of nowhere and affects my neck, lower back, and hips. My doctor said it "might" be a touch fibromyalgia but didn't say or do anything beyond that. I'm already on 2 antidepressants for long-term depression/anxiety. I wonder if anyone else here has had....
  • 1 month ago

    Have you tried a vegan diet?

    Has anyone had any success trying a vegan diet for fibromyalgia? https://www.survivestrivethrive.com/vegan-diet-for-fibromyalgia/
  • 1 month ago

    Living and Dealing with Chronic Pain

    Hello everyone, I'm new here. I've been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and chronic back pain. I've been on so many different medications - from Cymbalta, to Lyrica, to Robaxin, to Gabapentin and so forth. Right now, I am on Klonopin (for anxiety), Prozac (OCD and Depression), Flexeril (muscle spasms), Ritalin (ADHD), and Tramadol (for as needed pain). I have flare ups a lot, sometimes to the point where hospitalization is needed. I have a few questions to ask regarding my condition and medications....
  • 1 month ago

    Connection of fibromyalgia and other medically issues.

    Recently diagnosed with fibromialgia. Is there a connection to acute sciatica, Shingles or Bells Palsy? I have experienced all of these and have had Bells Palsy 4 times. Had Shingles at the age of 16.
  • 1 month ago

    Do you know when you’re going to have a flare?

    I seem to have a pre-cursor to my flares. My forearms get very tight. Painful. Is this common? Do you know when a flare is about to rear it’s ugly head?
  • 2 months ago

    Advise would be greatly appreciated

    So for the past 4 years or so I've been feeling aches and pains in my body and random bursts of pain, which seemed to only get worse and worse as I grew older. I'm now to the point that it's sometimes hard to get out of bed, my face swells, i have horrible headaches, im sore all over no matter what, and always in pain. If I bend my legs for a good 2 mins or so sitting down its even more sore. I'm currently 18 and have been feeling this way since I was 14. I'm now in university....
  • 2 months ago

    Fibro symptoms

    I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia after many years of complaints to my doctor. ANA, RA both negative, high CRP and above normal Sed Rate. Went to a rheumatologist, who basically laughed and said, " you're getting older." I'm 58. I am always fatigued, always having pain, brain fog. Now, I've been having night sweats to the point of being soaked. Has anyone else had this experience? Also, what's the best thing to take for pain? I can't take NSAIDS and when I ask....