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    I can't find a job that is flexible enough for me.

    I am a caregiver for a family member and I also now work as a nonprofit consultant/grant writer. That gives me the freedom to pick and choose the work I am able to take on and how much time and flexibility I have to complete it. I had to give up a very lucrative, full time career but I find...
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    How do you deal with memory loss?

    I actually started by cutting the 25mg in half and then worked my way up to the higher dose. Maybe that helped me to tolerate it better, I don't know. I did feel very groggy on it in the beginning but I stuck with it because I was desperate to find some relief and I was unable to sleep at all...
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    FIBRO TYPE OF PAIN

    I second that on the painkillers! I have an entire bottle of tramadol and only took one right after my first car accident. Don't need to add addiction to my list of issues. Considering the cannibas.
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    How do you deal with memory loss?

    I am on a much lower dose of ami (25mg) and I don't feel like it is affecting my memory yet although there is some long-term research out there about that. I think it really helps with the brain fog and the pain. At least it has for me. I prefer holistic medicine and natural approaches but...
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    Neuro suspects Fibro, complicated because of whiplash/PCS from car accident

    Would've helped if I would have proofread more carefully. I apologize for the typos! Impulse control is now also an issue. :)
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    Neuro suspects Fibro, complicated because of whiplash/PCS from car accident

    I can totally relate to your story and your symptoms. I was hit from behind while stopped at a light in 2016. Concussion, whiplash, Post Concussion Syndrome, vestibular disorder, lumbar sprain. My brain MRI came back "unremarkable" as well, but fortunately I have a very compassionate and...
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