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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a rare disorder characterized by chronic pain in different parts of the body. Aside from widespread pain, other symptoms include fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness.

Person with Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS) experienced chronic widespread pain and allodynia (a heightened and painful response to pressure). Fibromyalgia's exact cause is unknown but is believed to involve psychological, genetic, neurobiological and environmental factors. Fibromyalgia symptoms are not restricted to pain, leading to the use of the alternative term fibromyalgia syndrome for the condition. Other symptoms include debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness.

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Exercise and other remedies

Started by lauren15s in Complementary Therapies. Last reply by Jackie S. 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

Does anyone exercise? If so what kinds of things do you do? Also, what other remedies or supplements help you get through day to day? I really want to control my fibro naturally (even though I am still on pain meds and muscle relaxers). I am young…Continue

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Why I joined

Started by Lorie in Emotional Support. Last reply by Jackie S. 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Hello All,I've had a rough day today and really needed to talk about what happened.  I'm so grateful I found this support group to find others that have experienced what I have.  I'm sure I'm not the only one that has faced this so I would love to…Continue

Chiropractic treatment?

Started by Tarra in General. Last reply by Tarra 23 hours ago. 3 Replies

Anyone go to the chiropractor for relief? Does it help?

what a day I had yesterday!

Started by Jackie S. in Positive Pick-Me-Ups. Last reply by Jackie S. 1 hour ago. 8 Replies

Hi all,Yesterday was the best day I have had in a very long time. Can't tell you how long. Last Sunday, I bought some herbs and my husband made me two boxes for them. But I did not feel like planting them. Then yesterday we went to Home Depot and I…Continue

Savella increase??

Started by Dyana in General. Last reply by Quilter's Way on Friday. 1 Reply

Has anyone taking Savella had their doctor increase the dosage? I am currently taking 50 mg 2x daily. I've been feeling terrible like I'm in a flare that doesn't seem to be getting any better. The fatigue is terrible!! When I first started Savella I…Continue

travel and meds

Started by zoe in General. Last reply by zoe on Thursday. 2 Replies

Im going to dominican in may but ive jist come across a article on google thats worried me (but i do over think a lot) anyway im taking amatriptyline and tramadol would i be ok to take them my chemist says tramadol comes under controled substances i…Continue

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Mental Health Hotline Information

DEPRESSION is a difficult challenge many of us living

with chronic pain deal with. 

IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE NEED OF HELP

OR JUST NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO 

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for members in the United States.

 

For international members, please visit

http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html

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Thanks to everyone who welcomed me I am looking forward to the suport and friendship:

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