I've had fibro for many years without a diagnosis. Always wondered and told my dr that I thought I had it but he never agreed. Shortly after my husband passed away I became very ill and was then diagnosed with fibro by my dr. This was due to strees, anxiiety and depression that brought an attack. I thought I was dying. I would become so weak and hurt. Everything hurt, especially in the winter and when it rained. Summer was wonderful. Swimming in a warm pool was great and it relieved my pain so much and sitting in the warm sun helped. I heard that vitamin D was good for fibro. I am thankful that I know what I have now and I always thought I had it too with RLS for many years. I am also a surviver of breast cancer and it worrys me when I have an attack of fibro pain cause it makes me feel like the cancer is back, i've been in remission for 14 years. I dread the winter months, but now I know ways to handle the pain. Dr. put me on an low dose anti-depressant but I am afraid to take it. Not sure how it will affect me. Any suggestions.View Thread
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