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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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Any goog Drs in Missouri?

Started by Kristy in Physician Recommendations (Positive Review Only). Last reply by Kristy 4 hours ago. 3 Replies

I live in the Jackson county area, but can't teavel into KC. Any suggestions on a doctor?

Laidback Lawyer...

Started by Nikkisuds in Health Insurance & Disability Coverage. Last reply by siskiya 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

I want to start with a big thank you to all who have been there for me with positive thoughts and energies throughout my woes.  You are all so appreciated.  I have a question to ask and maybe I am just being touchy, but have any of you had a really…Continue

my computer

Started by hrhboris@gmail.com in General. Last reply by BaltimoreBaby 13 hours ago. 2 Replies

I'm having problems with my computer not wanting to post and I don't know what to do. any helpContinue

Why do they call it flare ups when it is everyday ?

Started by Tarra in General. Last reply by Lorraine 18 hours ago. 7 Replies

Last time I was at the doctor after she pushed on those fabulous points on my body that make me almost want to scream. She says yeah you're having a bad flare up today. But it's like that Everyday. So why are they called flare ups?

Doctor's Appointment Question

Started by Auburnm in General. Last reply by BaltimoreBaby 12 hours ago. 8 Replies

Ok, this might seem silly but I am really interested in your feedback.  When you go to a doctor's appointment and the doctor comes in and does the usual "how are you?" question (the automatic greeting, not the one where he/she says "tell me what's…Continue

Trying To Cope

Started by Joni in General. Last reply by Jackie S. yesterday. 5 Replies

I don't know if anyone will read this, but this is my letter to my friends and family. I'm 55 years old. I live in a older mobile home we bought and fixed up. No help is out there it seems. Working in my condition is just a burden on everybody 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 

please feel free to call   

1-800-273-TALK

for members in the United States.

 

For international members, please visit

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

for information on where to call in your country.

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Brain fog

Posted by lilzee on March 4, 2015 at 10:56pm 0 Comments

Brain fog is the worst, today is the third time in the past month I forgot to turn off the oven. I am scared I am going to forget one day and come back to a house on fire :/ 

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