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  1. C

    New to Forums - Any Input on Meds, etc?

    Hi all, I'm new here. I was diagnosed with FM in January '14. The doc gave me Elavil (amytriptyline) to help with pain and insomnia. Didn't help at all, even with upping the dose multiple times. He referred me to a rheumatologist, the wait list was long. I was supposed to get an appointment...
  2. N

    Hello

    I am at my witts end trying to feel better and came across this forum. The diagnosis I received years ago of Fibromyalgia has been tamed for some time. However, once I stopped exercising, to go on vacation, the fibro FLARED! It has affected my daily way of living. Any help on any treatments...
  3. flightybird

    Cymbalta not working after a year?

    I've been taking Cymbalta for over a year now for my fibro. I started off for about a month on 30mg, and then was bumped up to 60mg, and have been taking that since sometime mid-April of last year. At first (and for quite a while) it made a massive impact on my quality of life. It no longer...
  4. V

    Hi I'm new

    Hi All, Here is my story diagnosed with fibro in 2002. A car accident in 1992 is a culpit. I have been on various antidepressant and pain pills, I was on Cymbalta about six years. It worked great at first except if I missed a dose within 12 hours I was very ill, headache nausea, that would get...
  5. M

    Can't Stop Crying

    I was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago, Dr prescribed Cymbalta (spelling?) and it seemed to give some relieve, but then my eyesight started to blur so prescribing doctor told me to stop taking. I had just had my post op for cataract surgery and tested 20/20 in both eyes so the blurry eyes was awful...
  6. J

    New diagnosed of Fibromyalgia

    Hello fellow fibromyalgia people, I am 27 and have recently been diagnosed. I have chronic headaches/migraines daily almog with muscle and joint pain. My body hurts so much all the time. I wake up with a headache and a super stiff body everyday. My dr has Me on 60mg of cymbalta a day. I also...
  7. A

    Soldier with Fibro

    Greetings everyone! I am a 24 year old (male) service member on my 5th year of Active Duty! Right now I am living in Japan. So over the past 3 years or so, signs and symptoms had increased to the point where I stopped writing them off as normal pain. About 2 years ago, while stationed in the...
  8. O

    I'm new to this forum. I'm a kiwi (NZer) living in Australia.

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with fibro a couple of years ago. But after describing my symptoms to my Rheumy we decided that I've probably had this for about 20 years. I've always had pain in my shoulders and lower back. The 'don't touch it' pain that makes you want to cry just getting dressed. I...
  9. M

    sick day today

    HI all, I am taking a sick day as I need to pace myself and am a bit overwhelmed today. I am diagnosed with fibro and am so fed up with the doctors. I am on Cymbalta and Lyrica but feel pretty well the same as I have for the past three years. I feel my doc thinks I am full of crap but am not...
  10. R

    Hello! Another new member

    Hello everyone! I'm a newly diagnosed member. Trying to wrap my head around this still. Earlier this year I had gone to the doctors with numbness in my extremities it was the worst burning sensation with pins and needles that wouldn't go away. My bloodwork then came back as pre diabetes. I was...
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