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    A whole day of torture

    I don't know if this relates to fibro, maybe indirectly, but I need to vent. I just had one of the worst days of my whole life. In addition to fibro and ankylosing spondylitis, I also suffer from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) which causes me to get nutcracker esophageal spasms. I've...
  2. C

    Diagnosed 2 months ago. Blah

    Hi All, I've been lurking on this forum for about 2 months now and finally decided to post! Here's my story: I am a 40yo woman in very good physical condition. I played a full contact sport for about 6 years (ages 26-30ish) before quitting because I was in constant pain. I want to stay...
  3. J

    Osteo/deteriorating discs/fibromyalgia

    Hello Everyone I am quite blown away how bad the pain has become -I used to think everyone felt this way and then had a new doctor who spent more time asking me questions and getting to know me and had several tests to discover I not only had bad back condition , which I have had for 7 years...
  4. Sagey

    Inflammation is involved with Fibromyalgia as per study

    In recent years, researchers have learned a lot about inflammation's possible role in this condition.Although Fibro sufferers don't have the typical swelling of the joints and other areas like other inflammatory diseases have , it still has inflammation in the body. According to the Journal...
  5. VanGogh

    So called " support team "

    If I could clone myself I would! Somewhere, somehow I learned how to lovingly and caringly support my family and friends when they are ill or sick or discover that they have a serious condition. Here, from strangers we find HB's who know how to say the right things, to make suggestions that...
  6. Q

    Calling out of work

    i feel guilty and embarrassed when I call out of work. Ive been yelled at quite a lot about my disability being fake and that im selfish when i call out (managers saying this) its struggling, but i usually get through it by reminding myself a few things. i know its stressful for a lot of ppl. 1...
  7. Sagey

    Fibromyalgia blood test and vaccine development

    Hi, I was just searching the web and came upon info on a company named Epigenetics.They have developed a blood test for Fibromyalgia and according to them it is 93 percent effective. I looked up the news on this company and it seems the are doing a lot of clinical trials and trying to make...
  8. A

    New and I don't feel myself

    "They" tried to diagnose me with fibromyalgia/CFS about five or six years ago and I denied that I had it. I slogged through those five years, surviving, not living. Now I have reached full circle and am ready to admit that either or both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue account for my symptoms...
  9. F

    Dr say brain fog is just depression

    The Dr. I've been seeing for the last year keeps insisting that my brain fog is just depression. She also says there is no reason for me not to be working. A little background I am a 46 yo female who has worked physical jobs most my life. I was working in construction when I was first told...
  10. S

    Help for Fybromyalgia Flare Ups

    Hi, I'm Sonique50 and I Have Fybromyalgia. Is There Anything Anyone in the Forum Can Suggest to Do if You've Used Epsom Salts, the So Called Miracle Cure All, And Have Found That Though it Claims to Help Fybromyalgia it Actually Made Mine So Much Worse? And Has Anyone had a Similar Experience &...
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