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  • By FernM · New reply 5:56 pm
  • Journal · 8 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 ...

April 14, 2014 Nausia, and fatigue

  • By Leigha-the-painful · New reply 2:13 pm
  • Journal · 9 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 ...

Pain is back

  • By aprilsmith63 · New reply 12:46 pm
  • Journal · 19 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 ...

Supplements to help with hair & nail problems

  • By FernM · New reply 9:14 am
  • Journal · 16 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 ...

Abdominal Pain and tests

  • By truenorth · New reply 6:46 am
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 5 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 ...


  • By MZBIGGREDD · New reply 1:39 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • 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 ...

Just another poll

  • By LilMinks · New reply yesterday at 9:28 pm
  • 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 ...

How to exercise- thoughts?

  • By sewquilty · New reply yesterday at 2:13 pm
  • Discussion in Living with fibromyalgia · 20 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 ...

Tooth decay and fibro dentist


Fibromyalgia Now Widely Recognized as Requiring Multimodal Approach

  • By plainTRUUS · New reply yesterday at 12:22 pm
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia in the news · 16 replies
  • International ratings of different treatments. icle.aspx?ses=ogst&d=Clinical+Pain+Medic ine&d_id=82&i=ISSUE%3a+March+2014&i_id=1 042&a_id=26039 ...

Back Pain Emergency

  • By Lucy_X_Yyvan · New reply yesterday at 7:46 am
  • Journal · 28 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 ...


  • By TedHutchinson · New reply yesterday at 7:07 am
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia in the news · 1 reply
  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • By LilMinks · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia in the news · 0 replies
  • I came across a website 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

Can’t fill opiate Rx? File ADA complaint

  • By Zyp · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • This sounds like such a good idea that I'm posting it again here for my other groups: A suggestion from Steve Ariens, a pharmacist, pharmacy advocate, blogger, and National Public Relations Director for ...

Eye Fatigue, Sleep, and Pain

  • By helenann2k · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with fibromyalgia · 2 replies
  • Hi! I was wondering if anyone has had problems with eye fatigue while using a laptop, to the point of falling asleep. I work from home on a laptop, and for over a month now, when I start to work (reading ...


  • By FernM · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • I would like to hear from people with osteoarthritis at what their Drs has told them about treatments and if they have found anything that really helps? Thanks ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

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