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Just curios does anyone else feel like they are in a constant state of fight or flight?

Just curios does anyone else feel like they are in a constant state of fight or flight?

Your whole body tense , Jaw clenching even holding your breath against pain. I’m always pulling my ears out of my shoulders. Anyone else?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Often.
I cannot meditate very well with constant migraine (and just pain) as concentration tough.
I have embraced pelvic breathing, etc. but over time I… read more

posted 35 minutes ago

If fibro is a neurological disorder, why does it feel like an inflammatory one? Serious question, I don't get it.

If fibro is a neurological disorder, why does it feel like an inflammatory one? Serious question, I don't get it.

Does anyone have insight or knowledge on this they have learned/picked up?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Great question. I feel its both as well. Literally I was told that they are trying to change the name from Fibro to central sensitization as it makes… read more

posted about 2 hours ago

If fibro is a neurological disorder, why does it feel like an inflammatory one? Seriously, I don't get it.

If fibro is a neurological disorder, why does it feel like an inflammatory one? Seriously, I don't get it.

Does anyone have insight or knowledge on this they have learned/picked up?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

@A MyFibroTeam Member, Toradol was the only NSAID my stomach could handle. They gave me that after having my gallbladder removed and it worked great for… read more

posted about 3 hours ago

Nerve tests

Nerve tests

What do nerve tests consist of And how long do the typically take? Are they scary or painful?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've had them done several times and I hate them. They were looking for diabetic neuropathy due to my complaints but never found anything. Good luck!

posted about 1 hour ago

Neck pain

Neck pain

Does anybody experience neck pain? I mean around the whole neck aching and throbbing?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Oh yes, especially in the morning ( I have found the water pillow helps my neck), whenever I get stressed ( which I do all the time). And I have… read more

posted about 3 hours ago

Does anyone have experience with Rheumate?

Does anyone have experience with Rheumate?

Does anyone take Rheumate? My rheumatologist/ fibro doctor prescribed it. Insurance would not cover it. Does anyone have experience with this drug, did you suffer side effects, and why was it prescribed?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Never heard of it...sorry.

posted about 3 hours ago

Bruising. Anywhere on the body.

Bruising. Anywhere on the body.

When no reason for them to appear. They are just there. Arms, legs, torso even had one on my chin once. They don’t leave as quickly as they used to. Doctor keeps my blood work up to date. Nothing visible in results.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I bruise very easily. When I had to go on blood thinners....the heart specialist put me on them....my MD actually asked me, if I was in an abusive… read more

posted about 3 hours ago

Which symptoms are only attributable to Fibro and not just along for the ride?

Which symptoms are only attributable to Fibro and not just along for the ride?

I have so many symptoms that it's hard to tell what is Fibro and what is not. Can you tell one condition from another and how?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I also had an MRI done to confirm Fibro

posted about 1 hour ago

Fibermyalgia Magazine

Fibermyalgia Magazine

Does anybody have a subscription to the Fibromyalgia Magazine and if so is it worth it?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Pointexter
Do you know the name of the magazine? Is it of any value?
How is your day going?
Cindy

posted about 3 hours ago

Length of a flareup

Length of a flareup

Has anyone found themselves in a flare up for months, leading into close to a year?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Gentle Hugs...flare ups are a ###***, sorry but I dread them.

posted about 3 hours ago
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