Recent content by Dawn Cucksey

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    Fibromyalgia and excessive sweating?

    You didn't mention if you're on any medication for your fibro. I have the same problem with excessive sweating and have been humiliated for years. I finally discovered that the meds I'm on are most likely the cause. Lyrica (pregabalin) may cause a small increase, but the biggest culprit are...
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    In so much pain

    Pregabalin (Lyrica) has been a Godsend for me. It's not an opiate and cannot be addictive. It was originally for diabetics with neuropathy. It helps quiet the overactive nerves and provides some much needed relief. A lot of fibro sufferers where i live claim you just need some exercise and a...
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    Serious memory issues

    Thank you very much for your suggestions. A few of these I already do, or at least try to do, on a regular basis. I will definitely try some of the other things on the list. I realize not all things work for all people, and some may not be a good fit, but there are a few that I will definitely...
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    Does anyone have these symptoms?

    I have a lot of pain when I have to stand, even if it's just for a few minutes in the supermarket line. Sometimes the muscles in my arms are so weak I feel that I can't do anything. It used to frighten me, but it has become my normal. Do whatever you find helpful and makes you feel better. I...
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    Serious memory issues

    These memory issues/symptoms match mine exactly. For the past few months I have been terrified that I may be suffering from early onset Alzheimers, but knowing that I'm not alone in this is extremely comforting. Are there any other ways that may help improve my memory problems?