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...
I'm mostly only making this post because someone I care about told me I should look for more answers. I've only had fibromyalgia for about 4 years, and the first year or so I could still kind of function but it's slowly become worse and worse. For a long time I tirelessly pursued relief and...
Our daughter has attended the same child care facility since she was quite young. We were very fortunate, as it was local to the area that we lived, worked and played. The staff were always really great, much like a tight-knit family. We loved how progressive, nurturing and supportive they were...
While attempting to put the pieces of this fibro puzzle together for myself, licorice came to mind.
I remember reading once that licorice could cause adverse effects in some people: this is according to the University of Maryland Medical Center:
"Licorice with glycyrrhizin may cause serious...
Its well into Spring in the UK and the sunshine and longer days have brought mixed emotions this year.
Many of you will know that 9 years into fibro the last 18 months my health has been on a constant decline so that even my old fibro normal is a dim and distant memory.
Prior to this decline...
Basically I am losing my entire world that I have spent 27 years creating. Where to start?
well first off my family thinks im crazy, my brother does not believe my condition ONE bit and the times I have tried to "educate" him, he makes jokes which is extremely hurtful. My mom is supermom so she...
Hi there. I am in my mid 40's from western Canada. I was diagnosed 4 years ago, with a significant decline in the last 6 months . I am really struggling on whether to continue working or not. Financially it would be very difficult . And then there is also the " what to do all day" question.
I'm really struggling in trying to figure out my condition. I have chronic muscle tension, particularly around the torso, on the respiratory and neck muscles.
The muscle spasm in the diaphragm and intercoastal (rib) muscles have considerably restricted my breathing, which aggravates the...
Hi there, I am a 20 year old male living in Melbourne, Australia. So I have always been a really emotionally independent person. I never need anyone's help or support and I don't usually seek to be sympathised or empathised with. However, I have reached sort of a tipping point and talking to my...
I really need some help! My GP is useless (I am in the process of getting a second opinion). Sorry if this whole list reads like a novel but I need some objective answers from the real people that know and can point me in the direction I need to go, whether that be a neurologist (dr wont refer...
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