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Has anyone had a strange ‘need to cough’ but ‘don’t need to cough’ feeling in their chest with Costo? It’s a strange feeling I find hard to describe

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Of those who respect fibromyalgia as a legitimate medical condition, most of them associate chronic wide spread pain as the primary symptom.
This list is presented as something to think about and as information you may want to talk to your doctor about.

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal & Digestive Symptoms


Bloating & nausea

Bruising or scarring easily

Chronic wide spread pain




Cravings for carbohydrate and chocolate

Delayed reactions to physical exertion or stressful events


Difficulty speaking known words, other language impairments (dysphasia)

Diffuse Swelling

Directional disorientation

Earaches & itchy ears


Fibro Fog

Fibrocystic (lumpy, tender) breasts (as an overlapping condition)

Foot Stiffness

Foot Pain

Free-floating anxiety

Frequent Chronic Sciatica nerve pain

Hair loss (temporary)



Hip Pain


Inability to recognize familiar surroundings


Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome)

Irritable Bladder

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Light and/or broken sleep pattern with unrefreshing sleep

Loss of libido

Loss of ability to distinguish some shades of colors

Migraine Headaches

Mitral valve prolapse

Mold & yeast sensitivity

Mood swings

Morning stiffness

Muscle Spasms

Muscle Twitches

Nails that curve under

Night driving difficulty

Nose bleeds

Other family members with fibromyalgia

Pain that mimics heart attack, frequently from costochondritis

Painsomnia – Insomnia directly related to pain disturbances

Panic attacks

Paresthesias in the upper limbs (tingling or burning sensations)

Pelvic pain

Pelvic Pain

PMS (as an overlapping condition)

Poor balance and coordination

Post nasal drip

Pronounced nail ridges

Ringing ears (tinitis)

Runny nose

Sensitivity to pressure changes, temperature & humidity

Sensitivity to noise

Sensitivity to light

Sensitivity to odors

Sensory overload

Sensory Symptoms

Short-term memory impairment

Shortness of breath

Sleep starts (falling sensations)

Specific tissue pain

Specific muscle pain

Staring into space before brain “kicks in”

Stiffness caused by sitting in the same position for a prolonged period of time

Sweats, usually night time

Swollen Hands

Teeth grinding (bruxism)

Tendency to cry easily

Tension Headaches

Tingling Hands

Tissue overgrowth (non-cancerous tumors. lipomas, ingrown hairs, cuticles, adhesions)

Trouble concentrating

Unaccountable irritability

Unexplained weight gain

Unexplained weight loss

Urinary frequency

Vision changes (including rapidly worsening vision)

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I am so sorry that you have been sick.. all your life.
I am emotional writing this. You contribute so so much to all of us here.
I truly hope that today is manageable.. Lots of hugs and love to you, Nancy

sorry, I can't find the right words to express just know that I care..
.. You are a very strong woman !

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Lol thanks Nancy. I've been sick since I was 2 years old, so had to always get on top of knowledge about my conditions.
Happy to help you out 💜

@A MyFibroTeam Member

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Wow. OMG I thought I was getting Alzheimers. But could this be some of the problem?

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:


posted over 1 year ago
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