I am newly diagnosed with Fibro as well. I strongly relate with your 3 year battle of doctors. My symptoms started about 3 years ago as well. I am on gabapentin and an anti-depressant. My mom who is a Nurse Practitioner had suggested some time ago I try going gluten free but I really didn't want to hassle with that when I was already not feeling well. Then I had a flare up and knew I couldn't go back to feeling the way I had been when my symptoms first all started. So I decided to try gluten free (couldn't hurt right?). It made a significant difference for me! I feel much better. And if I do get off track and starting introducing gluten back into my diet, my body reacts. I had significant numbness and tingling in my hands, feet and face. If I eat gluten, these symptoms quickly flare up.
I also find that massages are very helpful (I'm lucky to have a spouse who will do this for me so I don't have to spend a small fortune on massages). I am also trying yoga and meditation and itThe biggest thing for me is delegating house chores between my family. I tend to over do it on days I feel good. So even on days I feel well, I'm careful not to over do it, still get my rest and eat right.
I hope you find this helpful! Best of luck to you. I hope you find some relief.View Thread
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