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How Do I Get The Weight Off From My Medications And Not Being Able To Be Active On A Daily Basis?

How Do I Get The Weight Off From My Medications And Not Being Able To Be Active On A Daily Basis?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Good question. I have to. I had heart attack at 61 only 3 wks ago received 3 stents. So now i have to get weight off and pain clinic ive been going toi since 05 cant help me while on blood thinners… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

Where To Get Help I Need To Gethelp Paying For Doctor Visits And Medicines My Husband Works But Cant Afford These We Barely Get Food

Where To Get Help I Need To Gethelp Paying For Doctor Visits And Medicines My Husband Works But Cant Afford These We Barely Get Food

I do get snaps and am thankful its only 50.00 a month my husband pays the bills he can as he can im not able to work and yes ive filed for ssd andssi and been denied have attorney they filed appeal but the doctors here dont care pills more pills n say its my brain not functioning right but no blood work no nothing and told me if i can push a peice of paper i can work im at my wits end and am depressed i used to be the main bread maker heck i even raisd two kids on my own ive not posted on here… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Sending prayers

posted 2 days ago

Do You Find That There Is A Certain Time Of Day Or Night When Your Paon Level Spikes And Makes Ypu Ache And Fell Sick For Hours?

Do You Find That There Is A Certain Time Of Day Or Night When Your Paon Level Spikes And Makes Ypu Ache And Fell Sick For Hours?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Pain is my shadow, as soon as wake up and during night as well. Can't have a good sleep, always move in the bed to find the posture to feel less pain. Fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis and chronic pain had… read more

posted 2 days ago

Can TMJ Make You Dizzy?

Can TMJ Make You Dizzy?

I've had some dizziness and headaches off and on for about a year now but it's really gotten bad in the past week and a half or so.. I feel really woozy off and on all day, Like I'm spinning inside or motion sick to the point that I sometimes get nauseous. Sometines its like a pressure in my head that makes my head feel heavy. At its worst, I can't drive. I get pressure and pain in my ears and my ears will pop from just the smallest altitude change. And my jaw and face feel really tight over. I… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Medication tolerance or withdrawal can cause your symptoms also. If you take SSRI, benzodiazepines, gabapentin etc. when the body gets used to it you might experience tolerance symptoms (what you… read more

posted 1 day ago

My Dr. Wants Me To Have A Neuropsych Test Done.

My Dr. Wants Me To Have A Neuropsych Test Done.

Has anyone ever had a neuropsych test? If so, what are they looking for? Just wandering if its to check for dementia or things like that. Or maybe he thinks Im crazy!

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

A typical neuropsychological evaluation for a patient with dementia or Alzheimer's to test brain function will last 2 or 3 hours, depending on the patient's tolerance, and will involve standardized… read more

posted 4 days ago

Has Anyone Here Had Gastric Bypass? Was The Pain After Surgery Over The Top?

Has Anyone Here Had Gastric Bypass? Was The Pain After Surgery Over The Top?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

After the 24 hours I didnt find the pain bad as long as I did as the Dr said. The nausea was then horrible for me for about 3 months straight. Saying that, it was the best thing Ive ever done and the… read more

posted about 13 hours ago

Does Higher Elevation Effect Symptoms?

Does Higher Elevation Effect Symptoms?

I will be traveling from Florida (30') to Colorado (6,900+'). How does a change in elevation effect symptoms??

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Awe don’t be worried. I have flown to Oregon and just flying out me in a flare. Just stay hydrated and it will be fine. It really wasn’t that bad and it is different for everyone. It’s so beautiful in… read more

posted 1 day ago

Does Anyone Have Pain Specifically In Fingers And Toes?

Does Anyone Have Pain Specifically In Fingers And Toes?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've had problems with my toes so itchy. Nothing stops...scratch ,scratch. Read somewhere it's a nerve thing. Haven't had the problem for a year .knock on wood won't come up again

posted 3 days ago
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