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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 ...


  • By MZBIGGREDD · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • The responsibility for saving us and leading us to our best lives, is our responsibility and our responsibility alone. The person with the most power over our lives will always be the person looking back ...


  • By AmyIrl · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion 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 ...

SAMe supplement

  • By FernM · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • Hi; I am trying to find something to help with the osteoarthritis inflammation that does not give me intestinal problem and was looking into SAMe supplement has anyone tried it and what was your results ...

I want to be pain free

  • By MizFord · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • I am in so much pain today. I pray for relief to this racking pain. I tired of going through this. Some days I do have relief, but for the past three days the pain has been never ending. I'm sick and ...

Looking for answers, lots of questions!!!!

  • By nikkilee23 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 47 replies
  • Im slightly disappointed. As my first post received many replies and lots of help, not so much on my last post. I have some questions that ive done a little research on, but cant seem to find too much ...

Back after a long time April 13, 2014

  • By Leigha-the-painful · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • My husband and I were separated for about 9 months. After a lot of prayer and soul searching we finally ended up back together again last July '13. During the time we were apart, my weight dropped to ...


  • By FernM · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 64 replies
  • Hi; I went on line to try and find the best shampoo & conditioners for fine & damaged hair and it just left my head spinning. I can't say I know much more now then I did before I went on line. Shampoo ...

Back on Steriods

  • By Neicy · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Back on Prednisone I hope it helps, bad flare even hurt to touch my eyelids. I haven't slept in days, now on the steroids " Sleep Don't Come Easy ...

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

  • By elizabeth_sterling · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Discussion 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 ...

My journey into forever pain!

  • By babyboomer61 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Hi, My my name is Linda Brozik. And this is a story that started about thirty yrs. ago. I am going to go with the short version. 1in 1994I had a slip and fall accident and broke my left wrist. I had it ...

New and Worrisome Symptom

  • By queenbee1973 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Most of my issues have been my lower back, hips, and knees. Besides the flushing when I get the least little bit stressed about anything, I was feeling a little better. The weather is getting better ...

Tag your it.

  • By Neicy · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 24 replies
  • Has anyone ever played hot potato? Well I feel like that potato, and my doctors are the players. Each of them keep passing me around saying " Not my problem, she's yours". Do any of you ever get that ...

Newly Diagnosed and completely ignorant

  • By buckshot2 · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion 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 ...

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