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  1. V

    Confused and looking for suggestions

    Hi everyone, I’m new. I was diagnosed a few years ago but it was ignored. It finally got bad enough I’m seeing a really nice specialist. I feel I’ve had this but it just got worse over the last 10 or more years. I have a bunch of health issues. My thyroid specialist is brilliant. He’s been...
  2. C

    Feeling overwhelmed and trapped...

    I try so hard to be optimistic and take things one day at a time. But I'm feeling down today because, once again, I am exhausted, brain foggy and in a lot of pain. It takes all of my energy to get through the work week and I have little to nothing left on the weekend. So, my house is an...
  3. M

    Tired of being sick and tired of everything and anything . feeling like a burden!!!

    Iam a 40 year old women and unfortunately about a year and a half ago I had to move back in with them. I was diagnosed with fibro 2-3 years ago I don't even remember how long ago it was such a an anxiety filled few months. I also was diagnosed with clinical depression at age 17, borderline...
  4. GunShySunshine

    Diagnosed last week.

    Hello, my name is Jillian, I'm 25 years old and last week I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after numerous tests came back negative for other conditions. I've been noticing joint pain and fatigue for about three years (about the same time I was diagnosed with PTSD) but over the last six months...
  5. P

    Possibly Fibromyalgia, Anxiety, or something else?

    Hello, all: I've been dealing with a tingling (and occasionally burning) sensation on the left side of my body. It started almost two weeks ago when I had what I believe was a panic attack while driving home from work. I had to pull over into a parking lot and call a friend to come get me. My...
  6. N

    Pain draining my brain.

    This is so frustrating for me and it's probably hindering my ability to get well. Whenever I go to a doctors appointment just getting there and waiting and sitting up (spinal disks are slipping) drains my mind to the point where I can't even remember the points I wanted to discuss. I'm usually...
  7. S

    Muscle Pain/Casein

    OK, so here is a little story of what I have stumbled upon, and it probably won't work for everyone, but I imagine some... Last week my neighbor wanted to borrow my folding table. I couldn't find her number to call her to tell her to pick it up, so I decided I would bring it over. Granted, the...
  8. R

    Rheumatologist thinks I have fibromyalgia

    I've had polyarticular rheumatoid arthritis since I was about 17 months old (15 now); finally in remission as of late 2015, but I still have chronic pain, fatigue, headaches all the time and some other symptoms. At my last rheumatology appointment just a few days ago, my doctor said she believes...
  9. R

    Schooling tips

    A student with fibro night be overwhelmed by the physical and mental burdens that make school life hard. It may slow them down but they can make adjustments. Inform the teachers that the student may miss some classes due to the condition. The student can also keep the workload realistic by...
  10. H

    Recently Diagnosed- So Many Questions!

    Hi all! I was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 2 weeks ago, although I've had symptoms for the last 3 years. I'm 22, and wonder if treatment options are different if you're younger? My GP has started me on Cymbalta (very low dose, 20mg set to increase to 40mg in the next couple of days), and...
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