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Soda

Soda

Does anyone find there self craving and drinking nothing but soda?

Shortly after I got sick I started drinking nothing but soda n of course my beloved red bull.
I know there both terrible but I can't stop n I think that my weight gain isn't just from the meds. I think some of it is from soda

Any thoughts

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Your body might be craving the sugar if you are fatigued or low energy. Sugar=quick burst of energy. But the negative effects of sugar outweigh that… read more

posted 5 months ago

Anybody With An Ostomy And Fibromyalgia Get Pain Around Their Stoma?

Anybody With An Ostomy And Fibromyalgia Get Pain Around Their Stoma?

Anybody with an ostomy and fibromyalgia get pain around their stoma?
For the past couple weeks I have had pain around my stoma? I had a parastomial hernia repaired last year and I am wondering if I have a new hernia, angry scar tissue, or it is just my fibromyalgia.
I am seeing my internist next week and hopefully she can shed some light on the issue.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Would make total sense your nerves are hyper sensitive. I had an L5 S1 discectomy 5 years ago and in 2016 had extreme nerve sensitivity kick in from… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Soma

Soma

Soma is the one medication that actually helps with pain and spasms better than my pain pills Norco. My insurance won't cover it and their suggested medications have extremely scary side effects

I was buying them my self bit in 2 months they went from 35$ to $93
So I had to switch to Valium for !muscle relief.

But some many things like basic house work ,showers daily activities they don't work

Asked doctor after price checking pharmacies and he said they've been taken off market

Is this true. Or is he just… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Magnesium is a great help. Read Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia by Dr. Rodger Murphree. Lots of helpful drug and vitamin suggestions!

posted about 4 years ago

Soma

Soma

Can you take Soma with Naltrexone (50mg) and Buprenorphine (8 mg, twice a day)?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I am happy that your PCP and specilist stay connected. Far to many times they don't. That can spell disaster. Yes,KUMedical is good. Two thumbs up. Wish… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Anyone Try Baking Soda Mixed With Water Daily To Treat Inflammation?

Anyone Try Baking Soda Mixed With Water Daily To Treat Inflammation?

I noticed some information that a study was done regarding the use of sodium bicarbonate to treat inflammation in autoimmune diseases. Just wondering if anyone has tried this and if so, what were the results? Here’s a link describing the study results.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/32162...

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I agree Sailgirl with you!

posted 2 months ago

Has Anyone Gone To A Chiropractor And Was It Actually Helpful?

Has Anyone Gone To A Chiropractor And Was It Actually Helpful?

My husband has been encouraging me to go to chiropractor. He thinks it will help with my pain management. But I have some reservations. I've tried so many things with little or no results and I'm just tired of doing it. So wanted somr opinions on this.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

My chiro helped me alot. Previous ones not so much, but my current ones is up to date with current techniques and therapies. Her clinic does ultrasound… read more

posted 12 months ago

Soma, Within The Drug Epidemic With Addicts How In The World Do You Get A Doctor To Prescribe Soma.

Soma, Within The Drug Epidemic With Addicts How In The World Do You Get A Doctor To Prescribe Soma.

If you ask where I live they automatically thing you are a druggie. So how can I get the meds I actually need.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Vitamins or supplements are great..our bodies have become so depleated from the junk in food we are a walking garbage dump..we must clean our… read more

posted over 2 years ago

I Guess It's Confusing Between CRPS And Fibromyalgia

I Guess It's Confusing Between CRPS And Fibromyalgia

I think they are both almost the same... I guess some of you agree and some not

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Much different degrees of pain but similar symptoms from what i know my docs thought i had fibro now i have one saying crps since there is no real… read more

posted 2 months ago

Thoughts On Soma For A Muscle Relaxer?

Thoughts On Soma For A Muscle Relaxer?

I take tizanidine now but it isnt very effective lately amd i take birth control pills that my doc said is dangerous to take them while on this muscle relaxer. I tried flexeril, baclofen and methocabinol with no luck. I think i tried another one but cant remember the name. Soma is considered a controlled medication and I dont know if doctor will prescribe it to me. But i see him wednesday and will discuss it with him then. Have any of you tries soma? If so? What were your… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Regarding Magnesium, there are several forms of magnesium out there some are easier for the body to absorb and Magnesium L-threonate seems to the best… read more

posted about 1 month ago