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    sunkacola replied to the thread Hi fellow sufferers..
    Taking a lot of medications is not really the best approach to this thing in my opinion. As FM is systemic, you have to treat the whole...
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    If you read my post at the top of this thread you know the best advice for treatment already. Give it to your mother and help her to...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread Tapentadol.
    Generally, opioids are not recommended at all, or at least I definitely do not recommend them. They are not good for anyone, and for...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread Alternatives to medication.
    Good for you for not wanting to go directly to medications and to try other things first. Here is what I have learned through my own...
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    Creola17 replied to the thread Possible fibromyalgia.
    I thought for the last year I had on and off fibro pain in my hip and groin. Then it got bad after a cat scan and some other tests my...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread What is this? Pain in my face.
    Good for you for taking a walk! Here's something that might help. Rather than paying a lot of attention to how tired or heavy you feel...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread Just diagnosed.
    Exercising IS very hard some days. Those are the days you just do a little less, and then give yourself credit for it in a big way. And...
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    Creola17 replied to the thread Doctors that treat fibromyalgia.
    NONE. Sad but true. The only way you'll get treatment is if you find alternative medicine. Or a doctor who has fibro. Your best bet is...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread Just diagnosed.
    Hi rhoda, I tried that and it didn't help me at all but everyone is different, and it helps some, I think. The really important thing...
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    Louise, we can relate to what you are saying. There are things you can do that may help with some of this, and I have detailed them all...
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    fedup replied to the thread Effexor for fibromyalgia.
    I take Effexor for depression. I have for many years. I also take 250mg, which is the strongest dosage. If it helps, you sure can’t tell...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread Nausea.
    You might try a ginger tincture; sometimes that helps. You can make your own.
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    ..................and remembering that the "sweet spot" doesn't stay in one place, but moves from day to day, making it a balancing act...
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    rholmes27 replied to the thread Effexor for fibromyalgia.
    I took Effexor for years, not for fibro, but for generalized anxiety. I know everyone’s experience is different, but I had a very hard...
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    sunkacola replied to the thread Favorite Exercises.
    I'd love to do table tennis (what I call Ping-Pong), but that takes room for a table and another person to play with, neither of which I...
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