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SIBO Causes Fibro?

SIBO Causes Fibro?

I have read a few studies online which identify Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth as the cause of fibro. Most studies I’ve found state 90+% are symptom free after treating the overgrowth.

I have been tested (privately) and took my results to a gastro who had diagnosed me with IBS (he only tested cal protection). He then prescribed me antibiotics and I’m now fibro free. I would urge anyone to read into this, it’s really frustrating nhs are not yet linking fibro to SIBO.

Who Has Had PRP (plasma Rich Platelet) Injections Or IV Treatments Specifically For FM?

Who Has Had PRP (plasma Rich Platelet) Injections Or IV Treatments Specifically For FM?

I’ve seen several of you within the answers speaking of PRP injections and a very few of PRP Intravenous (IV) therapy/treatments.

My doctor does the regular PRP injections and 2 weeks ago visited a PRP expert on my behalf. He’s also done his fair share of research along with my own. Traditional PRP injections or using PRP into trigger points will not work for me as only 2 trigger points may be done according to the expert. I have many more than that which are all as severe as one another.

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Has Anyone Had A Belly Piercing?

Has Anyone Had A Belly Piercing?

Did it affect your FM symptoms after you had it done? (I don’t mean scare stories about infections, I just mean FM symptoms)

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