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    Sleep

    I have a lot of trouble with sleeping. I do take Benedryl to help me sleep, but it really isn't helping the second half of the night. I can fall asleep just fine (unless I'm dealing with anxiety) and I sleep for 3-4 hours before waking up to use the bathroom. Then, it will take me sometimes...
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    Integrative Medicine and Elimination Diet

    I finally got into the Integrative Medicine practice yesterday. It was a very long, 2-hour appointment, but she covered every little nook and cranny of my health. She told me that all my conditions - fibro, IBS, GERD, rosacea - are all because of inflammation in my body. She wants me to go on...
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    Endoscopy

    I have to have an endoscopy due to GERD and other symptoms. I was supposed to have it done in December, but I had pneumonia at the time and had to reschedule. Well, it's coming up on Tuesday and I'm scared to pieces as they are going to put me under anesthesia. I've got several medication...
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    Sun Sensitivity?

    A few weeks ago, on Easter Sunday, we spent a few hours outside at the park with our grandbabies while they had an egg hunt. Later that evening, I noticed that my face was itching frequently and when I looked in the mirror I noticed some hives on my face and neck. I took some Benadryl and by...
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    New to the Forum

    Hello everyone - I’ve just been recently diagnosed, but have known for several years that I probably had fibro. My mom has it and was disabled because of it and she had seen symptoms developing in me. At her request, I went to see a doctor about it and he was none too happy that I was telling...
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