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    Mystery pains with fibromyalgia

    Hi all, Glad to have found this forum, and hope I'll find some advice/support. I'm currently seeking a diagnosis for my "mystery pain", which I suspect could be Fibro. Back story (apologies for length): I'm in my early 30s. I have Celiac Disease and have been gluten-free for 8 years. My...
  2. B

    Fibromyalgia symptoms, headaches, difficulty sleeping and body aches

    I am 67 years old and in hindsight have been suffering with symptoms of fibro for years now. At the moment I have a flare up with headaches, severe aches in my legs and arm and ankles. It is difficult to sleep at night because of the pain and I wake most mornings still tired and depleted. IBS is...
  3. B

    Headaches, IBS and horrible muscle aches and pains

    Hi I have just found this forum and I hope I can get some help. I have not been diagnosed with fibromyalgia by my GP but am taking Cymbalta (Duloxene) prescribed by her for depression. I am pretty sure i have fibro on reading all the symptoms. I have a flare up at the moment with terrible...
  4. G

    fibro flare up??

    So now that I have been diagnosed, I am having trouble distinguishing what is fibro related and what is not. For instance, for the past 2 days I have been exhausted, having pain in my neck going down my right arm (feels like a violin string being plucked), both my shoulders and my elbows hurt...
  5. Kelvin

    Male, 28 - chronic pain

    Hi, new here. I've been dealing with chronic pain for several years now, being shuffled from doctor to doctor, trying to figure out what's wrong. I've been on psych disability for 6 or 7 years for severe depression, anxiety, and ptsd. I also suffered from chronic migraine. 2 years ago, I had...
  6. J

    Fibromyalgia and Plexus Scam

    Hello Everyone, I am a true 20+ year fibromyalgia lady who has suffered in so many different health issues because of this hidden illness. I was on so many different medicines that I could not focus and being an accountant that was very hard. Thank God I had good employers. They understood my...
  7. DoobieBrother

    Anyone succesfully applied for Canadian Disability Tax Credit ?

    Being identified as officially 'disabled' by the CRA can substantially reduce one's taxes, depending on a litany of parameters and (deliberately ?) vague Hell-th Canada regs :evil: Has anyone here suffering from FM/CFS/IBS applied for this status ? If so, and you actually convinced them, for...
  8. D

    Spousal illnesses

    New to the forum. Need help with coping. Marriage in dire straights... I'm having a hard time after 10+ years of my wife being ill. She can't and does nothing but put all her energy into her daily work schedule to get through a day. Which leaves her no energy to put into our marriage. 10 + yrs...
  9. L

    Flexeril and Weight Gain?

    Did any of you gain like ALOT of weight QUICKLY while taking Flexeril? My only other thought is the thyroid... but my level was normal at most recent labs, and this just was QUICK.... maybe the lowering of the thyroid didnt help??? So.... ANYONE??? 15lbs in a month 6wks most also, i never used...
  10. N

    Finding something that works for me and wanted to share.

    I have been a lurker on Fibromyalgia forums for years but I am a pretty private person so I never joined the forums and online support groups because I didn't want people to feel sorry for me. I have finally had some success in treating my health issues and decided it was time to share. a...
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