I feel for you, I was tossed into the Fibromyalgia file 11 years ago, and since then tossed from Dr to Dr. all with different ideas, and with Kaiser hospital so many Drs come and go and each one thinks the medication I was given should be changed so I go thru confusion pain and and so many other side affects, they have told me to go to a pain management Dr who in the end was a psychiatrist, who put me on anti depressants, bi polar meds, pain killers, anxiety meds. I finaly went to a Dr out of Kaiser and she has helped me with the mood swings i have that get so bad with dealing with the pain, she is a psychiatrist, and helps by talking to me about things to do to deal with the negative attitudes I get when I have to explain my condition, the rolling of the eyes I get when I say I suffer from chronic pain. Its been 11 years and I really feel she is helping me work with my condition and not just try to jam medication at me, Like Kaiser has always done. I hate that with Kaiser once you are tossed into a file they stop helping you or doing any more research to make sure that is what I truly have.View Thread
I have found that you need to print out what it is and what you go thru every day and have it posted on your frig, I did this and also had my husband go to one of my dr's appointments, and the dr explained to my husband how difficult dealing with Fibromyalgia can be a hard thing to do. I also told my husband to think of the worst day of a bad flu he had experienced and remember how his entire body ached, and he just felt he couldn't do anything. and I told him that is how I feel all the time and I have to work thru it.View Thread
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