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    Medical Marijuana

    Hi, I'm am new to this forum but not to Fibro. I also have Lupus and ITP. I am so sick and tired of being sick and tired. I've been researching medical marijuana and it looks like people are having good results. I'm from NY. Is anyone here from the NY area trying it for pain and fatigue ? TIA...
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    Newly diagnosed and very confused

    I can't believe everything I am feeling is fibromylagia. 4 years ago I started having sciatica. It would come and go and I worked through it. Did Zumba, walked 2 miles several times a week. But the pain got worse then just didn't go away. Sent to physiatrist who said it was sciatica and...
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    Fibromyalgia for 26 years?

    Hi all, I'm new to the group and wanted to introduce myself. I have such a long history I don't even know where to start, but I'll try to be brief and not ramble too much. I was finally officially diagnosed with fibromyalgia this year, but I have been enduring the symptoms since I was 17 and it...
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    Fibromyalgia for over 26 years?

    Hi all, I'm new to the group and wanted to introduce myself. I have such a long history I don't even know where to start, but I'll try to be brief and not ramble too much. I was finally officially diagnosed with fibromyalgia this year, but I have been enduring the symptoms since I was 17 and it...
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    Fibromyalgia pasient from Norway

    Hi I am living in Oslo, Norway. I got the diagnosis fibromyalgia 6 years ago. It began in 2007 with pain in shoulders that eventually spread in my whole body. I have become worse with time . I am married and I have 4 children. Now I have pain in my Whole body, head, face , ears, neck ...
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    What's the word on medical marijuana?

    Is this even considered alternative medicine these days? Anyone here have a 'script (or not) and use it to help w/ the symptoms related to fibro? I have never been one to smoke it recreationally (or otherwise), but I am not naïve to the relief it can bring for others. Anyone care to shed...
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    Sources for information and news about fibromyalgia

    I wanted to let you all know that Dr. Ginevra Liptan now has a blog (she is the doctor who has fibromyalgia herself; she wrote "Figuring Out Fibromyalgia" and "The Fibro Manual"). Some of her first posts are about low dose naltrexene and medical Marijuana. If you want to check it out you can...
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    Medical cannabis to treat fibromyalgia

    Most fibromyalgia patients have reported only poor performance in pain alleviation in the three common drugs prescribed to cure FM- Cymbalta, Lyrica and Savella. What with the side effects reported from treatment with such drugs which are recommended by the FDA. A study conducted by the Pain...
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    Newly diagnosed with FM

    Good morning everyone, I have recently been diagnosed with FM and do not take any medication at this time however I'm not sure I can deal with this pain without anything much longer. I am scared to death to try anything with all the bad side effects. I struggle to make it through an 8 hour day...
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    Kratom---Beware

    There has been some recent activity here about the benefits of kratom, specifically from one company and one new member. I have to speak up. Be aware that this is not approved by the FDA for human consumption. It is derived from a plant in Thailand where it is used as a substitute for opium...
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