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  1. sassy13

    How does fibromyalgia affect your driving?

    I drive as little as possible due to dizziness. If I am riding for a long time it causes pain in my pelvis and legs.
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    Overall health

    I would give myself a 2 also. I have psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, CFS, and a rare autoimmume disease called PBC. I would be lying if I said it didn't get to me. It does. I am having trouble coping as evidence by a deep depression episode. I am going to a therapist tomorrow for the first...
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    What is your hobby?

    There is a kit at Hobby Lobby I used called "I taught myself knitting". I used it to learn to knit and was able to do it without formal instructions. I highly recommend it.
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    New to the Forum

    Hi Ben, Just want to welcome you to the forum. It is a great place to come for support.
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    Paleo diet?

    I have been reading as much information as I can about fibro/cfs. Has anyone tried a paleo diet? It seems very hard to do. Is it worth it? Any success? :?:
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    Please Help- I Must Lose Weight!

    I have lost 35 lb in the last six months. One reason I lost is because I was on Prednisone and gained a lot of weight. I also had prednisone induced diabetes. Once I started medicine for the diabetes and stopped the prednisone, a lost weight. I also made my dietary habits a lyfestyle and not a...
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    Fibromyalgia Changes My Whole Life

    Hi Grace, I take Lyrica, Tramadoel ER, Celebrex, and Prozac for depression. I tried some of the other meds for fibromyalgia. Sevella made me cry all the time and Cymbalta did nothing for my depression. Everyone is different in the way they respond to medications. Others do well on this...
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    Exhausted all of the time

    Re: Knock Knock.... Chris, Me too! It takes me hours to get moving in the morning. I used to be scrubbed on a case at 730 in the morning when I was working, I cannot imagine trying that now! I'm not used to this yet. I still fight and hope to get back to my old self, but I guess I need to...
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    Chest pain

    Kris, I highly recommend you get medical attention the next time you experience chest heaviness and pressure. I was a cardiac cath lab nurse for many years. The ER can evaluate you and determine if this pain is cardiac related. It is very important to rule this out first, then evaluate any...
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    Good Morning Members

    Welcome to the forum Gracelyn. I'm new myself, but so glad to have the support of others.