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    Stretching

    Hi, everyone! Not sure if this topic has been discussed. I wasn't sure what to title it. My question is this: does stretching help you? I have figured out that if I am careful not to overdo it, steady aerobic exercise helps. Also moderate weight lifting seems to help. But I go back and forth...
  2. Tipnatee N

    Cooking with fibromyalgia, what have you been eating lately?

    With my fibromyalgia diet I have to prepare my own food to keep up with my craving, so for example. My breakfast ( cooked for 2 people) Slice thin gala apples sautéed with chopped bacon , served with poach eggs. All done under 20 minutes. At lunch ( cooking for 2 people) Home made meat...
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    how to rebuild unused muscles

    I have been very inactive due to high pain for the past 2 years...so at home all the time. I am suddenly very worried about the amount of muscle mass i have lost and i was in quite good shape even with fibro prior to this as i walked as much as possible and kept flexible doing my house chores...
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    looking for new meds

    Hello everyone. I'm new here. I was diagnosed a few years back and have tried several different medicines, none of which have really done much for me. Now I do realize there isn't a cure-all drug out there, but just wondering what you all take and how you feel it helps with your day to day life...
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    a depressing doctor visit

    went to pain doctor yesterday. when asked how I was, I mentioned that I am frustrated and discouraged because nothing seems to get any better. His response was to tell me that the only way that it can get better is if I engage in strong physical exercise, wherein my heart rate is constantly...
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    Amitriptyline - does it help?

    Hello all, I'm 20 and have very recently been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, although have suffered from it for around a year now. Alongside this, I have two shoulder conditions separate to the Fibro troubles, which I have been treated for for around 5 years now. After failed methods of treating...
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    Random symptoms: Fibro related or not?

    Hi all, As with any new diagnosis, you start to wonder if all kind of other things are related. There are a few symptoms I've noticed that may or may not be related to Fibro (or Celiac) but wanted to ask about: 1. rapid weight loss: I've lost 10lb since March! This is a good thing, since I'd...
  8. Tipnatee N

    Dreams , lots of crazy dreams , what kind of crazy dream do you suffered from?

    I'm at this moment stuck on the similar crazy dreams for a week now , it looks like I'm on the traveling channel doing all the bazaar things with even weirder outcomes all random stories. It took an hour at least after I wake up everytime to figuring out that I am awake , not sure where I am...
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    Feeling completely humiliated

    Today is not a good day! I went in for vascular surgery only to be turned away by the surgeon because of weight/BMI issues. My weight has rocketed since Christmas, I gained 2 stone in 2 weeks and it is still increasing by the day. I saw my GP a couple of weeks ago and mentioned concerns about...
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    Leg weakness

    I have had FM for 14 years now, but 5 years ago my legs quit working right. I finally went to a Physical Therapist and my quad muscles are the only muscles in my legs that have become very weak. They wont let me squat my full body weight and yet the rest of my legs seem to work just fine. I...
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