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  1. M

    Do want to feel alone anymore

    Hi I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about 7 years ago and have finally decided to accept it, I am taking amitriptyline every evening and have from the time I was diagnosed but wondering if there is anything better out there, I think I have been attempting to live life normally (In pain and...
  2. vickythecat

    Mental coping methods during extreme painful hours

    Hi, It could be fibro, it could be an injury, an infection or a very bad flare, but I am sure we all find ourselves in excruciating pain once in a while. So much pain that we are unable to do anything but lay down in bed and wait it out. Often this is the hour before the pain meds begin to...
  3. M

    Could it be fibromyalgia even if my pain manifest itself differently?

    Hi, I have been struggling with what I have for more than 6 years now, I have seen countless numbers of doctors who failed to diagnose my condition (Sleep specialists, Neurologists, Rheumatologists...etc). I experience immense amounts of muscle pain, sleep deprivation, depleted energy, poor...
  4. B

    Acupuncture

    There have been a number of previous posts on acupuncture and whether or not these treatments have helped, but unfortunately those threads have been closed. So I guess I’ll just start a new one explaining my own experience. If anyone would like to share their recent experience with...
  5. S

    Concentration/ADHD and Fibromyalgia

    Hello, I have had issues with concentration and focusing for years, even before the main fibromyalgia symptoms appeared. I am currently in school so it is a particularly big obstacle. It is also difficult to distinguish from the fibro fog. However, I am worried about medication making pain and...
  6. P

    Should I be scared?

    Recently I suspected that I had RA like my father did during his life. But after seeing a specialist in the field I found that no I didn't have RA I had OA in more than one joint and Fibromyalgia in mild form. Now some would think that is a better diagnosis but I found myself scared by the one...
  7. N

    Shocked, frustrated, depressed.....

    My doctor suggested a couple of years ago I might have FM, but I really didn't think so, but I was wrong. I believe after reading about this horrible condition I have had symptoms for about 8 years. Over the last three years I've been dealing with an infection filled abscess which tunnel and...
  8. C

    Career and fibro - good days/ bad days

    Hi, is there anybody here who has managed to maintain a professional career after developing fibro? Is it even possible? I've been diagnosed just about a year ago but have been living with it longer. Before the diagnosis I used to make up for the bad days but putting more hours, spending...
  9. M

    Recently diagnosed FM, new to the forum, have a few questions

    Hi everyone! I'm new here, and only very recently diagnosed with FM (and a few other things), two days ago. I've been in and out of hospitals and medical centres for the last 18 months, and despite finally having a diagnosis, I'm still having multiple scans and tests. I've been having issues...
  10. L

    Kratom---Beware

    There has been some recent activity here about the benefits of kratom, specifically from one company and one new member. I have to speak up. Be aware that this is not approved by the FDA for human consumption. It is derived from a plant in Thailand where it is used as a substitute for opium...
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