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    Fibromyalgia for over 26 years?

    I rarely have diarrhea which is one of the reasons I questioned my diagnosis when it was first given, but my GI doc said that it can manifest in any digestive problems and as auto-immune symptoms. MC can also be brought on by chemical interactions of medications and my doc is pretty sure that...
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    Finding something that works for me and wanted to share.

    I have been a lurker on Fibromyalgia forums for years but I am a pretty private person so I never joined the forums and online support groups because I didn't want people to feel sorry for me. I have finally had some success in treating my health issues and decided it was time to share. a...
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    anyone have anemia plus fibro

    Philly, I have been anemic since i was a child and have needed Iron IVs since the pills just make me either seriously ill or constipated. If you are going in for a colonoscopy make sure they test for microscopic colitis, it is a fairly rare form of colitis but can have a serious effect on...
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    28 and feeling a little hopeless...

    I know what it is like to have all your dreams fade away, for a long time i was afraid to even let myself hope for a life because overtime i had a flare or setback I ended up in more pain that i started with. i am also a middle child (only 32 started with health problems a 8years ) with a...
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    Finding something that works for me and wanted to share.

    I have been a lurker on Fibromyalgia forums for years but I am a pretty private person so I never joined the forums and online support groups because I didn't want people to feel sorry for me. I have finally had some success in treating my health issues and decided it was time to share. a...
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    Integrative Medicine and Elimination Diet

    If your IBS symptoms persist you might want to have a gastroenterologist test for microscopic colitis. it is a fairly rare form that can have all the symptoms of auto-immune, UC or crohn's but won't show up on any of the tests and the doctor has to be looking for it specifically. there are two...
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    Fibromyalgia for over 26 years?

    I know what its like and only those of us who have been through it can. One thing to watch out for is over-medicating. I never knew how much damage was being done by the meds prescribed to help my symptoms until I found a way to come off them. I am now on only one medication and feel better...
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    Not doing well

    Just remember that not all Essential Oils are created equal. some have synthetic chemicals that can not only make them burn you but also get absorbed into the body and add to the symptoms you already have. look for a high purity oil like Young Living or DoTerra. they are more expensive but...
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