My name is Skye. I supposedly developed PTSD & Fibromyalgia around the same time. My PTSD was misdiagnosed for years. My fibromyalgia was supposedly all in my head. Life became chaotic. I had no one to tell me what to do or where to get help for my different issues. I was diagnosed in...
I'm just wondering does anyone else have family members with fibro...CFS or ME.
I have often read that it is hereditary even though it may take a trigger or several to switch on the overload on our minds and bodies that cause this disease,..and why more trauma can change it from mild to...
I'm new to this forum, and I have a question that I am hoping someone with experience in this can help me with!
I have a family member who I love very much, but they are constantly convinced that if I would just do things "their" way, I will be magically cured of my fibromyalgia...
The first signs of fibromyalgia came about when I was in college. My arms would be aching after completing blue book tests, and my knees would hurt from climbing stairs all day. I figured this was normal at the time. After about a year or so, however, I found my legs throbbing, my arms...
My mother was diagnosed many years ago with fibromyalgia. I have often wondered if I may have it, too. I've looked at symptoms and seem to have most.
Here are some things I am experiencing:
Tired daily - many times throughout the day I will feel like I need to sleep even when I think I've...
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This is the first time I've ever been part of a forum. This is the first time I have ever reached out for support for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue. I was diagnosed in April 2012. I have a niece with a slew of autoimmune diseases and 3 cousins with MS, each with...
Hi, I just joined today. I've been thinking about it for a long time. I was diagnosed back in 1995. I have a doctor that luckly figured it out right away and has been treating me for it. I also have a genetic liver disease that keeps me from taking a lot of normal things for pain like...
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 was diagnosed with Fibro/CFS in Sept 2002 after a viral infection that lasted 3 months. I also found out I have had a genetic immune deficiency since birth. I am being treated by a pain specialist for chronic pain and a doctor who specializes in Fibro/CFS. Despite having good doctors...
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So I found some information about fibromyalgia that I really wanted to share with everyone...
I know most of us research our behinds off, but sometimes we don't see some of the good stuff...
I know people are always curious about new research being...