1. 1sweed

    Fibromyalgia/Hypermobile knee pain relief

  2. Tipnatee N

    Better sense of reward meaning better day with fibro?

    There's a strong believe that most result of a bad day with fibro is that we lost the sense of reward to do horrific pains sensation that we are feeling now and what we know deep down of what it would feels like after as the days goes by. There're so many talk about what we should do to...
  3. D

    Burning Pain..desperation

    Not sure how much more i can take of this excruciating burning pain all over my body 24/7. I literally am at screaming point all day and night and barely been out of bed for weeks now. I also have Interstitial Cystitis and vulvodynia....basically burning up in your external and internal lady...
  4. Tipnatee N

    Lidocaine lotion is awesome when applying more than once.

    I bought a 4% lidocaine lotion a while back and didn't think much of it at first cause at first layer it didn't seem to help much with my pains. But this week I was experincing lots of knots in my shoulder and upper back and no amount of other stuff help including the strong lidocain patch ...
  5. S

    so annoyed

    Once I went on the antidepressant medication last summer I found I could cut down on the pain meds a bit, going from 3x day to 2x day on most days. So last appointment I told the Dr. I could just get a scrip for 2xday. I had a few left over that time, because I had cut down, so did not fill...
  6. C

    Major flare - need relief recommendations

    Hi All, I got a major flare going on. Right side of neck/upper back is basically locked up tight. Can't turn my head, lift my arm, or basically move. Here's what I'm trying so far: Tramadol CBD Rx Ibuprofen Moist heat What else can I try? I called my dr to get Valium and a steroid pack, but...
  7. C

    Fibromyalgia and Vicodin for pain

    I have had fibro for almost 20 years and have tried everything out there with no help. About 6 years ago my Dr suggested taking Vicodin. At first because it is a narcotic I hesitated but finally agreed to try it. It actually did give me relief and I only took between 1/2 - 1 tablet a day mostly...
  8. A

    A whole day of torture

    I don't know if this relates to fibro, maybe indirectly, but I need to vent. I just had one of the worst days of my whole life. In addition to fibro and ankylosing spondylitis, I also suffer from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) which causes me to get nutcracker esophageal spasms. I've...
  9. Tipnatee N

    Anemia and other severe minerals deficiency

    Anemia is nothing new to me but lately do to my other fast severely vitamins and minerals lost than I could consume. I'm struggling trying to find the right balance. Since I eat healthy it seems to keep me together better than before and found some relief , yet there's a time when fibromyalgia...
  10. L

    Just diagnosed

    Hello all. Glad to find this forum. I was just diagnosed July 13 after 3 plus years and 2 rheumotologists. Long story short, I started having pain all over. Holding my son's hand was painful. I joined a fitness boot camp and had to stop since the pain and fatigue was so bad. I thought I...