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    New to this forum.

    I have had Fibromyalgia my whole life, even prior to the time the term officially existed. No luck for treatment at this point and the illness severely compromises my social existence and ability to work a regular job. Very discouraged. Though never w/o pan, the major flare-ups seem to have no...
  2. 1sweed

    Burning Mouth Syndrome

    This topic has been mentioned by a few members of the forum, so I thought I would share some information about it. Burning mouth syndrome or sometimes called glossodynia, means tongue pain. However, the pain and burning can involve the lips and tongue, the roof of the mouth and inside of the...
  3. Yatte

    Weird taste in my mouth

    I sometimes have this weird taste in my mouth, just before my IBS flares and I have a mild episode of concentration loss and irritability (almost like some of you might describe the fibro fog). It is somewhere between metal, wet dog and cow behind. (sorry a bit graphic, but this is how close I...
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    To Help others understand Fibro

    My friend gave me this to print out and give to people thought I would share it with you Hello Family, Friends, and Anyone Wishing to Know Me! How do I explain this to you my family and friends? This is very difficult to do as my illness is "unseen." So allow me to begin by thanking you for...
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    Am I being silly?!

    Hi folks. I have been experiencing various symptoms for a long time now and am one step away from a diagnosis of M.E. I have seen a neurologist, rheumatologist and M.E. specialist. Everyone seems to think I have M.E. I'm worried it could be something else, like ALS, and I wondered if you could...
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    pain & spasticity in throat.

    Hi, Does anyone struggle with severe pain and stiffness in their throat? I’ve had intense pain in throat area for more than 2 years. It’s a stiff cramping pain and it’s relentless! Is it spasticity gone amok? I’m more than 4 years in, classified as UMN syndrome. Pain, spasticity, difficulty...
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    Neuro thinks ALS, I want to believe it is Myasthenia Gravis

    Could really use your insight and direction... Knowing the ravages of ALS, I would much rather be diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis any day (even though that DX is terrible but it is at least somewhat manageable compared to ALS). I had to go into the ER today with difficulty breathing and...
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    Weakness in both arms and legs at the same time

    Hello Everyone, I have had a rough 6 months. I still don't know what I have, but I do have something. I have not been to a neurologist yet, but I will be going soon. I was wondering whether these symptoms might be symptoms of ALS. I have read a lot of posts on this forum. What is unclear...
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    weakness vs fatigue

    Fatigue of a muscle: •Physiology. The decreased capacity or complete inability of an organism, an organ, or a part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion. This is what usually has been happening to me for years now. My muscle tone had been tight from...
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