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Reply: more pain
My dr. told me to exercise too, but after working 40 hrs., taking care of my house, a husband on disability, I...More
Posted by vickycat
Reply: still trying to find an answer
My husband always said that to me!! I have done so many different things i had lost all hope for getting...More
Posted by tinkandnieko
Reply: Uggggg
I am not attorney but your attorney is wrong, fibromyalgia is a disability, i was diagnosed in 91 and in...More
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Reply: A morning filled w| tears;
Everything I read on here is like I'm writing it myself. Are you in the Louisville area. I'm really...More
Posted by godbey1965
CFS with FB
Does anyone else sleep like I sleep sometimes. I sleep some days until 6-7pm after sleeping all night. It...More
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Reply: Multiple symptom equal and horrible night
I have CRPS and fibromyalgia. I've been on neurotin and now I'm on lyrica. It's terrible. They say get out,...More
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Does everyone suffer daily with chronic pain?
Reply: any good meds?
Yes, actually I was on Cymbalta for a whiile but got off when they stopped distributing samples and I...More
Posted by 64monterrrey
Reply: extra sensitive
Ok. Thanks. You hang in there too. Do you work? If yes, are you sitting or walking around more?More
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Reply: Newbie
I really wish I could find the right words to explain to my fiancé and daughter the pain I feel...More
Posted by feelingunsupported
Reply: Im DESPERATE.PLEASE I NEED HELP TYSVM:>
The fibro will get worse (I think) if you stay in bed and if you stay in the abusive relationship. Those...More
Posted by 64monterrrey
groups
It helps to read the posts and not feel alone with the pain, but does anyone know of a real live support...More
Posted by 64monterrrey
more pain
I have recently started physical therapy. I wonder if exercise can cause more pain?
Posted by barbiedoll58
more pain
I have recently started physical therapy. I wonder if exercise can cause more pain?
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Reply: Diagnosed 15 years ago...
please, what is Limu...?
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Reply: Snap!Crackle!Pop!
Yes, I do in my neck. It drives me crazy sometimes, but the doctor said it was harmless. Laura MMore
Posted by lmoree45
Coping
The 2 best things I've learned living with fm is "How can I explain it to someone else when I can't explain...More
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Reply: So Confused
Hi, I had a very bad experience with Lyrica. I took it for only a few weeks, and it seemed to be taking some...More
Posted by clurkin

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does fibro flare up
Reply: Fibro Flare Ups
Yes! Maybe not the exact same symptoms, but the same effect. I have been going through a flare for...More
Posted by greeneyedfibrogirl
Support
I was diagnosed with Fibro in 2011. The best description I ever heard of the disease is that it is a...More
Posted by greeneyedfibrogirl
Fibromyalgia Centers of America? Anyone familiar?
A new clinic opened up recently by me: Fibromyalgia Centers of America. I was wondering if anyone had heard...More
Posted by patricia314
Reply: Is this fibro or not?
Thanks Jenna, I think I am going to look for a new rheumatologist. My PCP sent a referral to a neurologist to...More
Posted by tamsu
Always something new to learn...
I was diagnosed with fibro almost 7 years ago, and it has waxed and waned. I have tried this and that medication...More
Posted by alv4n

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Do you just assume that the people who know you so well and know that you have fibro really understand how it pervades every day of our lives?
  • Yes, they know I have fibro so they must know that I hurt.
  • Yes, my spouse and family know because they see me everyday.
  • No, I realize my family does not always "walk in my shoes".
  • No, and it makes me feel isolated and alone.
  • No, because to assume it to make an "ass" of "u" and "me".
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Reply: Different Fibro Pain
I'm pretty sure I do, everyday and all day I have that type pain that starts from the left side of my face...More
Posted by rubystix
Reply: i was just diagnoised with FiBro!
Hi, from one newbie to another. I too need friends and or persons who simply finish my sentences(if you what I...More
Posted by rubystix
Reply: Fibro Newbie
Hi Allcritters! I am newly diagnosed with Fibro as well. I strongly relate with your 3 year battle of...More
Posted by luckymom17
Reply: bipolar and fibromyalgia
I have only been diagnosed for about 4 years, but I have had serious weight gain and I take gabapentin. I have...More
Posted by rhancock
bipolar and fibromyalgia
I have had fibro go 20+ years does anyone else suffer with bipolar and weight gain I take cymbalta lamictal...More
Posted by fairymaiden
Reply: Does anyone else deal with actually "feeling sick"...
I have fibro for 20t year my self and yes I have sicknesses bouts also my pain Dr gives me nausea meds for...More
Posted by fairymaiden
Fibro Newbie
Hello! I was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia after a 3 year battle of the doctors. The hardest thing I...More
Posted by allcritters
Reply: back pain
Hi Helmsa19. I recommend getting rid of heat. It causes inflammation which will make your low back get...More
Posted by ellywriter08

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Are hormonal imbalances related to fibro?
  • yes
  • no
  • do not know
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Spotlight: Member Stories

I have had Fibro for over 20 years along with several other chronic pain conditions, Back when I first started having symptoms it seemed no one knew a...More

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