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More bad news from the Doc, again.

1sharq
  • By 1sharq · New reply yesterday at 10:32 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 1 reply
  • I saw my Rhumatologist today and he diagnosed Fibromyalgia. I have to take some Gabapentin 100mgX3/day for a week and then 300mgX2/day. He did not tell me much more other then ``I`ll see you in 3 month ...

FIBROGUIDE

TedHutchinson
  • By TedHutchinson · New reply yesterday at 9:54 pm
  • Discussion in Living with fibromyalgia · 1 reply
  • You may find this FREE self help program helpful FIBROGUIDE This video may help explain how to use it. FibroGuide CaseStudy ...

Help! I'm in a Flare and Can't Get Out!

Sricker
  • By Sricker · New reply yesterday at 9:47 pm
  • Discussion in Living with fibromyalgia · 1 reply
  • hello, it's been awhile since I've posted on here, but I do read many posts that are put up. I just wanted to vent a little. I've been feeling so bad lately, my pain level is high and then of course my ...

LOW ESTROGEN AND HIGH TESTOSTERONE IN A FEMALE

FernM
  • By FernM · New reply yesterday at 9:21 pm
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hi; What is the best and safest way to balance your hormones. I dropped the Dr I was going to not long after he diagnosed that my estrogen was low and the testosterone was high. My old Dr when I mentioned ...

FIBROMYALGIA New paper.

TedHutchinson
  • By TedHutchinson · New reply yesterday at 4:06 pm
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia in the news · 23 replies
  • Free full text review article available from JAMA FibromyalgiaA Clinical Review FREE Do bear in mind this article is written by a person with close links to Big Pharma so represents the "medical viewpoint ...

Pain is back

aprilsmith63
  • By aprilsmith63 · New reply yesterday at 2:40 pm
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • These past few weeks have been rough mentally and physically. I am healing well from discectomy and my youngest daughter is taking steps to renew her life. I pray for the courts to be gentle on her. I ...

Wonderful Physio - but aaaaaaaaayayayayayayayayaya

Darri
  • By Darri · Posted yesterday at 1:46 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Saw a brilliant physio today who is committed to the whole body principle rather than a part of bit of the body to work on. However I am now in sooooo much pain and I don't know what to dooooo. I am smiling ...

Supplements to help with hair & nail problems

FernM
  • By FernM · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 28 replies
  • HI; My hair is getting very thin & breaks easy and also have problem with my nails. Has anyone found a supplement that has helped with this problem? I have tried a few with no results. Thanks ...

Tooth decay and fibro dentist

Bernaden2

April 14, 2014 Nausia, and fatigue

Leigha-the-painful
  • By Leigha-the-painful · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Lately I've had this thing that happens. Thought I was going nuts. Then today I read on everyday health, these have been added to the fibro symptoms. Of course I'm always fatigued. I wake up and it takes ...

Abdominal Pain and tests

truenorth
  • By truenorth · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 8 replies
  • Hi All, Does fibromyalgia present with abdominal pain? If so, what does it feel like, and where is it located? Is it "just" pain, or are there other symptoms that go with it, such as vomiting, loose stills ...

APRIL SARCOIDOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • April is MAKE A DIFFERENCE Sarcoidosis Awareness Month ... Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) Many people have never heard of the disease, let alone the treatments and causes. Sarcoidosis is an ...

How to exercise- thoughts?

sewquilty
  • By sewquilty · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with fibromyalgia · 21 replies
  • Hi Everyone; I was diagnosed last summer with fibromyalgia. I am trying to figure out how to live with all aspects of this. I am struggling with exercise. My dr wants me to do regular exercise so I started ...

Back Pain Emergency

Lucy_X_Yyvan
  • By Lucy_X_Yyvan · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 32 replies
  • How do you guys deal with the back pain the comes along with the winter cold? My entire back is inflamed and stiff, and it hurts to move or breathe, really. The pain is becoming unbearable, and I can't ...

Just another poll

LilMinks
  • By LilMinks · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 11 replies
  • I was wondering how many of us with Fibro also have a thyroid disorder, stomach motility issues and have/had H-pylori. Wondering if there is a link ...

Fibromyalgia Now Widely Recognized as Requiring Multimodal Approach

plainTRUUS
  • By plainTRUUS · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia in the news · 16 replies
  • International ratings of different treatments. http://www.painmedicinenews.com//ViewArt icle.aspx?ses=ogst&d=Clinical+Pain+Medic ine&d_id=82&i=ISSUE%3a+March+2014&i_id=1 042&a_id=26039 ...

FDA

kbus74
  • By kbus74 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I've been gone a while and missed the FDA meeting about fibro. Does anyone know what happened at the meeting. Kathy ...

Clinical Trials

LilMinks
  • By LilMinks · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia in the news · 0 replies
  • I came across a website www.acttion.org/rreact which shows a snapshort (and direct link) of registered clinical trials with a fibromyalgia database. The results could be very useful if your meds are not ...

Lyrica

Katekittykat
  • By Katekittykat · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Emotional and psychological issues · 6 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I started Lyrica yesterday again. The last time I took it I wanted to go in the kitchen pull out knives and kill myself. The only thing I could think of was I used to drink. Do you think ...

I'M STILL ALIVE AND KICKING

ShelaKay42
  • By ShelaKay42 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hello Friends, I'm still here slots been going on this past year I've been getting closer to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ every day I rededicated my life to him and I am a born again Christian. I walk ...

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