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  1. Y

    Deal with overwhelming thoughts and feelings due to FM

    Hi I'm a PhD student at King's College London doing research in chronic pain. Our team developed an interesting online study testing a therapeutical process (technique) that helps us deal with our undesirable (such as painful) thoughts and feelings which often occur and can be overwhelming for...
  2. I

    This is what dying feels like, right?

    Diagnosed w/ FM yesterday, although I am no stranger to chronic illness. I have been off work for a couple of years w/ a diagnosis of "severe hypersomnolence" in the absence of any other concrete diagnosis. After a couple of night time studies, my insurer required more evidence that it was...
  3. M

    Interesting testing

    I recently went to a Rumatolagist had testing and as told Lupis is ruled out, but then...I got a note from the Hospital, Lupis was possibly positive, and I was sent for yet more blood work. Part of my reasearch on blood tests said the result could be positive because of a recent injury. Well the...
  4. SierraTrout

    My first post

    Hello everyone. My physician's assistant recently encouraged me to join a fibromyalgia support group so here I am. Like many of you, it took a long time (a year for me) to get a firm diagnosis, which I received just last week. Even a year ago I suspected I had the syndrome but my P.A. dismissed...
  5. Q

    Has anyone else been diagnosed with PTSD?

    I was interested if anyone else has been diagnosed with PTSD? When I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after months of testing for everything under the sun, my doctor said that makes sense. He was referring to my PTSD and acquiring fibromyalgia. He said that there's a link. I haven't looked too...
  6. 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...
  7. W

    Idk what to do.

    Hi I'm not sure how to start but I need to find out answers to questions I have about fibromyalgia. Here is some backround information about my wife and I. We are both in in our early 30s and we are highschool sweethearts. We have been together for 14 years, married for 8 of the 14 (no breaks or...
  8. D

    Advances for migraine - might apply to fibromyalgia?

    I listened to a pod cast about recent advances in treatment of migraines the other day. The older theory for how migraines are caused is that the blood vessels dialate then contract, causing pain. The newest research indicates that migraine is actually a central nervous system sensitization...
  9. L

    Thank You

    I want to start out by saying thank you to all of you. I have been reading through this forum for a few days now and I can't tell you how thankful I am to have found you and how helpful this site has already been. Now for my story........ In late November I started with Severe debilitating...
  10. M

    Is It MOLD?

    I Upon arrival of my first appointment with a Natropath, I picked up an article about black mold. I have black mold in my house! What does this mean? Oops back up, black mold poisening can cause Many, many, of the same symptoms as Fibromyalgia. Yep! And also, cause a ANA high count.I will be...
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