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  1. Sabina

    Advice on asking for work accommodations

    I was able to get FMLA to be able to work at home 3 days per week. You might be able to also for reduction of hours etc. Your doctor should be able to help you with completing the forms etc. Best of luck
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    COVID Anxiety

    Thank you for the great advice & positive messaging. Many of us really need to hear this now.
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    Muscles problem: Once I heard the word 'muscle' I perked up. I have been to so many doctors, orthopedic, pain management, internal and no one knows wh

    This is really excellent advice. I work for an Osteopath & was going to suggest it along with magnesium also. Magnesium cream or oil works wonderfully on muscles. Thanks!
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    How do you handle the stigma?

    Say nothing. Silently bless them & move on to other folk who are more understanding.
  5. Sabina

    Thinking about retiring

    I semi-retired at age 62. I started getting my Social Security & found a part-time desk job. I go to work 3 days a week; 4-5 hours per day.. It has changed my life & I have never once looked back. If you can't swing that, look into getting FMLA. I used it when I was working a very stressful...
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    Panic attacks

    I find that a 2-5 mg CBD gummy helps with that. I find them very calming.
  7. Sabina

    Does overwhelming fatigue come with fibro?

    You can now get a blood test for the Epstein Barr virus (EBV) that often goes hand-in-hand with Fibro and can cause serious fatigue. I have both disorders and was relieved when I could finally get the bloodwork to prove it. Good luck.
  8. Sabina

    Low lymphocytes (lymphocytopenia)

    Unfortunately, mine are in the high zone. But I also test positive for the Epstein Barr Virus so my doctor was not surprised. Keep an eye on it & test periodically. Best of luck to you.
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    Vitamin B12 injections, do they help?

    Yes, the B12 shots have helped me a lot. Once a week for a few weeks. I also take chewable B12 tabs every day along with 1 B-50 complex tab.
  10. Sabina

    Life stresses and anxiety...could this be a cause for our fibromyalgia?

    Yes, I definitely developed Fibromyalgia after an extremely stressful time in my like. However, I did have the Epstein Barr virus already for several years first & have read that these 2 health issues can be related to each other. My sister suffers from both also. Always remember that you can...