I am in my 40's. I was diagnosed a year and a half ago, after 5 years of misdiagnosis and doctors thinking i'm crazy. I had gone through extensive testing for Lyme, Lupus and MS. And doctors telling me I was depressed and that's why I felt the way I felt. I thought I WAS going crazy. My life was...
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Hi I've been struggling with my health for about 25 years. Specialists have told me it could be RA but I don't have swollen joints. Others have said it's a virus that needs to work its way out of my body. Others have said i have hypermobility as I was a gymnast when younger. Others cite fybro...
Anyone else have daily migraine eye pain sore throat and jaw/facial pain.
The only thing i can do is use ice and not talk! Eating hurts ...my voice is now hoarse and the muscles in my throat and into my ears jaw eyes throb all day.
This has been what i call a weak area with some flares but...
Glad I found you all.. I have been recently diagnosed although I think I have had it for years and seen rheumatologists, physical therapists, and chiropractors. I have also been tested for Lupus and Lyme disease. I am hypothyroid but have been on meds for that which have have brought my levels...
I need a vent to people who understand what we go through.
I've been flaring pretty much the last 3 months due to it being winter where I am. I feel like I am in such a dark place right now, like I'm trying to climb out of a big hole but I just can't get out and keep falling to...
I saw a rhuematoid dr twice, and I have decided to see a different rheumatoid doctor. Not necessarily for a 2nd diagnostic opinion, as I can say with probably 85% certainty that I have fibromyalgia. Rather, I want to see if she can provide more insight and a better treatment plan...
im 50 yo male. contracted lyme in 1999 have had issues ever since on and off. I am also bipolar and thats now being treated. have aways had all the physical issues from these and fiber for years. all tests find nothing wrong. so they are now saying i have FM. and i have all the symptoms also...
I have never really understood the term flares.
Maybe some of you could chip in with your definition?
Does that mean for some of you lovely people that you have pain free days or pain free areas of your body some of the time....and that then there is an obvious flare either in a particular...
Just got back from NC where my son got married!!!It was a beautiful day.The weather was great and I was actually able to dance with my son,and have a good time. The weather made my aches and pains sooo much better.
Every time I go there, I feel better.
I'm relieved everything...