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  1. L

    Advice needed

    I am 22 and was diagnosed just over a year ago. I have just begun my final year of college and I am in so much pain and totally exhausted. I have never been this bad before and I don't know what to do I am so frustrated. I am really tried to help myself I started improving my diet and have been...
  2. Sagey

    Started yoga today!

    Hi all. Haven't been here in awhile, I was in a flare at first but doing better.I started a great yoga class that started atc10:00 am.I never thought I could but I psyched myself to make sure Id go.I set my alarm clock for 8;15 am and jumped in the shower.I was determined to do this. I got a...
  3. W

    Another new person to the forum :)

    Hi! Dx in 1997. An old timer to fibro. I am 67. It sucks. I also have blown knees and spondylosis in my neck and lumbar arthritis. i am having a great time! :wink: I take Percocet for my maladies these days and it really helps with the horrible mornings I have. The trouble with taking...
  4. vickythecat

    Video: Basic Yoga Moves for Fibromyalgia

    I had been practicing yoga for many years before fibro and frozen shoulder took that away from me. But the basic moves of yoga have always been with me, wherever I am (at home, at work, in the car/bus etc.) This video seems to explain those basic moves in detail. They really help with pain and...
  5. LivingAlone

    My life is being stolen

    You know, I thought it was hard enough finding out that I had Rheumatoid Arthritis a year and a half ago. It was hard to wrap my head around all the pills that I needed to take just to slow the disease and manage the pain. It was hard to give myself weekly injections. It is hard to continue to...
  6. S

    The Depression Letter

    Reading the Fibromyalgia letters made me think I should write one like it, only talking about Depression. So I just now did. And here it is: I have spent more of my life depressed than I have spent being not depressed. Most people don't think that is possible, but believe me, it is. Many people...
  7. L

    Lyrica or Alternate Treatments

    Hi Everyone, Firstly i am happy to have found this forum! I have had fibromyalgia for 3 months now and was prescribed Lyrica. Due to other medical complications in the past and having had quiet a few surgical procedures i became very sick 10yrs ago from pain killers and a variety of...
  8. H

    Saying hello😊

    I just joined this site and looking for different things to try that's helps living with fibro pain. A few changes I've made is not eating any blocked cheese, beef, pork, chicken or turkey. Can't really exercise because I need shoulder replacement and just had left knee replacement in March...
  9. P

    Confused and depressed going without medication

    I've had fibromyalgia for 20 years. I've been on many different anti depressants and pain meds since then. About 4 mos ago I decided to get off Paxil and Savella because of the side effects. I went to a natural dr to get relief of pain and depression/anxiety thru food. He put me on a diet...
  10. N

    Wife Recently Diagnosed with FM. How Can I Help?

    Hello everyone and thank you for your time. This is a pretty long and rambling post, so I've bolded the major points to help make things a bit more digestible :) I'm married to a wonderful woman who has been suffering with chronic pain for about three years after an auto collision. Yesterday...
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