• By TedHutchinson · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Fibromyalgia in the news · 5 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 ...

Clinical Trials

  • By LilMinks · Posted April 16, 2014
  • 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 ...

Fibromyalgia Now Widely Recognized as Requiring Multimodal Approach

  • By plainTRUUS · Posted April 14, 2014
  • 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 ...

Eye Fatigue, Sleep, and Pain

  • By helenann2k · Posted April 14, 2014
  • 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 AmyIrl · Posted April 12, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 4 replies
  • This has been a long, long flare up and I'm ready for it to end now please. I'm pretty much used to starting the day pretty perky (if I have slept) and gradually going to pieces as the day progresses ...

Newly Diagnosed and completely ignorant

  • By buckshot2 · Posted April 10, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • Hi, Everyone! I don't know really what to ask or what to say as this is all so completely new to me, and I have to confess total ignorance on my new dx. I was warned several (7) years ago that if I kept ...

See my doctor tommorow


Abdominal Pain and tests

  • By truenorth · Posted April 9, 2014
  • 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 ...

How to exercise- thoughts?

  • By sewquilty · Posted April 9, 2014
  • 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 ...

Eustachia Dysfunction

  • By Alakina · Posted April 8, 2014
  • In Symptoms · 3 replies
  • Hi all! I'm new to the forum. I've had a severe form of Fibromyalgia for almost 4 years now. I've experienced symptoms as little as tingling, numbness and nerve pain to experiencing forms of autonomic ...

Dry Burning Eyes

  • By DebGrl · Posted April 5, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 4 replies
  • Just wondering if anybody else ever has their eyes feel dryed out and burning, this is bothersome, because I'll be out in public and they start burning, I have to grab a kleenex and dig at my eyes for ...


  • By ShariLynne · Posted April 5, 2014
  • In Treatment · 1 reply
  • Has anyone else been given this form of Gabapentin? My 23 yr old daughter who has fibro and mayofascial pain syndrome was given this by the doctor who is treating her right now. She also takes Ambien ...

Game: Fill in the blank! "You know you have Fibromyalgia when _____"

  • By elizabeth_sterling · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 32 replies
  • I'll start: You know you have FM when you have to take a break in the middle of washing your hair. You know you have FM when you are overjoyed to finally go to bed, and still awake 1 hour later. You know ...

The FMa Test


Remind me never to cross my legs!!!

  • By AmyIrl · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 5 replies
  • Sitting in on band practice tonight (Caleb plays ceili band drums, under 12), nice and relaxed, chatting with a friend with my legs crossed, left knee across right knee. Boy, did I know about it when ...

Tooth decay and fibro dentist


Has anyone else had neck stiffness after starting Timilo (Glaucoma Rx)?

  • By Charie-Boysen · Posted March 31, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 0 replies
  • I began taking Timilol about three weeks ago and since then the fibro symptoms have gotten "out of hand". I have more burning in neck, brain confusion,etc. My eye dr says that's NOTfrom Timilol. I would ...

NIght Sweats

  • By queenbee1973 · Posted March 31, 2014
  • In Symptoms · 6 replies
  • I am about to turn 41. I have been having night sweats (soaks my clothing and sheets) every night for about two months now. I thought at first it might be a side effect due to excessive sweating when ...

Terry Wahls Protocol for nutritionally treating Fibro

  • By S122851 · Posted March 31, 2014
  • In Treatment · 17 replies
  • Has anyone read Terry Wahls Protocol? She is an MD who was wheelchair bound with MS and changed her condition in large part through nutrition. She is running clinical trials now to firm up the science ...


  • By annapril · Posted March 31, 2014
  • In Treatment · 2 replies
  • Has anyone tried Mirapex for treatment of fibromyalgia? I have a new doctor and he has said that he has had success with this drug for people like me, who have severe fibro and have had it for a long ...

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