1. Tipnatee N

    PTSD & Fibromyalgia

    It took me a very long time before I could even think about mentioning it. But one of the truth that I believe is that PTSD is a starter of many illnesses including fibro. Most people thinking about PTSD they think about war veterinarians , or people that lost their mind do to traumatic...
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    NEWBIE to the forum

    I hope that I'm posting this correctly. I've never joined a group like this, but my doctor is the one that said I should find a forum for support. I chose this group because I live in the Dayton area, and my doctor is from here. I thought that might be helpful. Let me introduce myself. I...
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    took caffine pills today/bad move

    To much to do and so little energy. So out of guilt, I drank to many energy drinks. Now Im wide eyed and cant sleep for sure. I stoped amnytriptoline,,,sp. because of dry mouth and other side effects, but, I think I need to go back on it. Grrrr, I hate being dependant on pills. Could be worse...
  4. N

    Musings on Fibro - Mindset, Bodyset ?

    I have been watching a lot of uTube on fibro. Interesting stuff. I mean, hey, I feel like crap so I'm sitting around right ? I mostly watch stuff presented by doctors, medical specialists. There are some theories that our biggest problem is serotonin reception and/or dopamine receptors. I don't...
  5. Tipnatee N

    Question have anyone ever try the coca leaf tea, or coca leaf weight loss pills?

    I have been doing lidocaine research on the origin of it , with no luck of knowing exactly where it started . But instead I came across to coca leaf products . Which to my surprise it's quite interesting. :shock: Many people drinking the coca leaf tea as the alternative to coffee, or as the...
  6. S

    G'Day All

    Hi All, My name is Nat, just joined FM Forums today. I have Fibromyalgia, diagnosed in 2012 after suffering for sometime with no answers. FM run's in my family, my FM came on full force after having surgery on my tailbone. I chose my username as Spent as I am having a bad FM day and that is...
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    Desperate for a hot soak - suggestions?

    I have such pain and stiffness all over my body. There is no position and no place in my home where I can feel physically comfortable. I'm having increasing difficulty walking. I'm afraid. I long for a hot bath, which might be somewhat helpful, but I am unable to clean out the family tub to have...
  8. M


    Hello, I am new too this site and finding out that I have fibromyalgia, does anybody take tramadol/ultram for their pain and tiredness, I have been taking it for a while and it seems too give me some energy and helps with the pain. :lol:
  9. Sagey

    Found a list of Best Fibromyalgia books that u might want to read

    Best Books On Fibromyalgia "Molecules Of Emotion"; Candace Pert, PhD Adrenaline Dominance: A Revolutionary Approach to Wellness by Michael E. Platt "Quantum Healing: Exploring The Frontiers Of Mind/Body Medicine"; Deepak Chopra, MD "Boundless Energy"; Deepak Chopra, M.D. "Superbrain...
  10. C

    Gabapentin & Sleep walking

    Hi All, I know a lot of you are on gabapentin. I just started it about a week ago... Let me preface this by saying I have a history of sonambulism. It is worse when I am under stress. I do not feel stressed or anxious at the moment, and I have not had an incident of sleepwalking in some...