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  1. S

    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...
  2. W

    Diaphragmatic Breathing

    For those unfamiliar with it, diaphragmatic breathing is also called deep or stomach breathing. Over the years, many of us have developed a habit of shallow (or chest) breathing, which is associated with holding tension in our bodies. If you've ever watched a baby sleep, you can see their...
  3. Trellum

    Dealing with depression and other things

    Hi guys! It's been a while since I last participated here. A lot things have changed ever since. I got engaged a bit more than one year ago. I'm now preparing to move to the Netherlands and I've learnt more about myself and my body than I ever thought I would. I'm still dealing with...
  4. B

    Lol, fibro is emotionally insane sometimes

    I joined this forum today, everybody here seems really supportive. To be honest though, at first reading things here depressed me more. Everybody struggles with it so much and it makes every part of life so hard and it's not fair to any of us. Especially being 20 years old and having failed out...
  5. C

    Perspective

    Hey everyone. While I was sitting here at my computer, feeling frustrated and sorry for myself, a thought just struck me: there are a lot of people who have it much worse than we do. I know you probably don't want to hear that, but it's important to consider. For example, someone with cancer...
  6. C

    Battling Fibromyalgia

    Hello everyone - I am new to this group. I'm so glad I found a site like this (actually, my husband found it ;-)). I've been dealing with fibromyalgia since June of last year. I have not received a diagnosis, but I pretty much have all of the symptoms. A rheumatologist prescribed Gabapentin...
  7. Zolisindigo

    Fibromyalgia and meditation

    Want to share with my meditation,which I use to feel some physical relief and to calm my mind. It really helps to feel myself free from pain attacks. You may meditate every morning and evening for 15 minutes, the most important thing is to enjoy this process. Your body will wait for it,be sure...
  8. L

    Disability "independant Medical review" - Has anyone been through this really anxious

    Disability "independant Medical review" - Has anyone been through this really anxious Hi everyone, I have been on disability for about 7 months now. I currently have a neurologist, rheumatologist, GP and a pain specialist that are working with me. I was diagnosed last may, but have been...
  9. J

    Gaba and Insomnia

    Watching tv tonight, there some ad on insomnia and neurotransmitters. Gaba is one key supplement in my sleep combo (posted it here). I've not dealt with insonmia and do get 8-10 hrs MOST nights of pretty good sleep. Here is info on Gaba and Sleep: How Does GABA Promote Sleep? Table of...
  10. J

    Anyone worked with Higher Dosing of MSM?

    I learned from a man on an RA group close to 10 yrs ago, seems that long, that taking higher dosing of MSM can help CALM pain. I've been doing this for YEARS.....normally daily 1 tsp MSM powder in clean 8oz water three times per day....start my day with my first MSM drink. With that first...
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