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  1. Tipnatee N

    When other fibromyalgia person being rude to others, Do to fibromyalgia?

    A close friend of mine experienced rudenessly push and shoved out of the way in the water aerobics class by another lady who yelled " move away you are in my spot!!" That push hurt her quite a bit cause she have very bad knee problem with arthritis ( luckily it was in the water so the knee...
  2. Tipnatee N

    Hello, I'm new here too , living drug free with FM nice to meet you all!

    Of course it's not that I want to live drug free with fibromyalgia, but I'm broke and now homeless too lol what can I say , gotta stay optimistic somehow right? :wink: I did most research on supplements, food, and lifestyle. Sometime I gets good days sometimes I don't ( some are pretty bad) ...
  3. P

    It's official - starting on the right foot

    Hi all, Fairly new to the forum (been poking around since I realised I probably had fibro). I saw the rheumatologist yesterday and it's more or less official: I have Fibro. He checked for tender points (didn't get a count, but I have a bunch) and the symtoms questionnaire all came up positive...
  4. H

    I've been trying, but adjusting seems endless...

    I've been absent from the forum for a while, just got into a depression because of multiple things going on and kind of closed off as much as I could to the outside world. My doctor started me on Effexor in February for depression and to block some of the nerve pain I have. She increased my dose...
  5. dragongirl

    Hello from Dragongirl

    Hi everyone, I was diagnosed nearly 9 years ago with Fibromyalgia. Currently going through a flare. Its hellish but getting through slowly. I also have one of those partners that tells me to take paracetamol and it will be ok. REALLY THEN YOU TAKE PARACETAMOL THE NEXT TIME A TRUCK HITS YOU...
  6. S

    stress and pain and lack of medication

    Those of us with fibro all know that stress aggravates this condition. I had a really strong example of that yesterday. Had to do my taxes, which is always a highly stressful thing for me. First, anything having to do with numbers and money has always stressed me; I know that's silly, but it...
  7. B

    New to the Fibro world

    Hi everyone, I am relatively new to the fibro world, although I have had chronic pain for a few years, it has only been recently that my doctors have started thinking they better do something about it and get some diagnosis sorted! I am only 22 so they are being very reluctant to actually...
  8. 1sweed

    Video: Symptoms Of Anxiety & Panic Disorder

    This video helps to break down the symptoms of anxiety and panic disorder into steps that will help you know about each condition and how they affect you. Having anxiety or panic attacks can cause several symptoms that can become overwhelming if you go without any type of treatment, such as...
  9. B

    Ups and downs - wish for some normality

    Yesterday was a reasonably good day a little pain but not unbearable. Today is once again another story. I woke with painful legs and feeling very tired, after a trip to do some shopping I came home in agony again, took some codeine and went to bed and slept. This condition gives me no control...
  10. B

    Worse pain ever today

    Hi I just need to moan. Last night was a difficult night sleeping, I was awake more than asleep from pains in my calves and feet. Woke up and thought if I get up and walk around have breakfast it might ease off, it hasn't, it is now 6pm Australian time and it is as bad as at the beginning of...
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