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Anyone Had Success With Gabapentin

Anyone Had Success With Gabapentin

posted 18 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have tried it for2 weeks while I halved endep - but the pain and burning in legs was worse- I think because I halved the endep. So back on endep and stopped Gabapanten. Was hoping it would work so… read more

posted 13 days ago

Does Anyone Have A Rushing And Pulse, In Their Ears?

Does Anyone Have A Rushing And Pulse, In Their Ears?

posted 19 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

That can be a sign of an arrhythmia; have it ruled out by heart DR . But yes that’s happened to me ( I was super stressed ) ; turns out everything was fine

posted 14 days ago

Usually I’m Better In The Heat But This Year Is So Humid, The Worst Pain Wise For Me..Anyone Else Notice This?

Usually I’m Better In The Heat But This Year Is So Humid, The Worst Pain Wise For Me..Anyone Else Notice This?

posted 21 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I'm in Florida and normally love the heat. However, the humidity has been off the charts this summer. Its mostly miserable for breathing and I am limited on being able to spend much time outside… read more

posted 13 days ago

What Has Your Experience Been With COVID?

What Has Your Experience Been With COVID?

I apologize if this question has been asked already, but I was wondering how COVID affected your fibromyalgia symptoms, and if you got more or less sick than others on average (including if you had difficulty breathing or other severe symptoms). My twin brother just tested positive today (I saw him yesterday so it's likely I could end up getting sick within the next few days unless I get lucky). We both have fibromyalgia and are triple vaccinated for COVID, and he says this is the sickest he's… read more

posted 21 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I had the original and it was similar to a bad case of bronchitis for me. I was technically down for 3 weeks but it took forever to recover strength and getting my lungs to do better. I technically… read more

posted 13 days ago

Out Of The Four Core Emotions Of Happiness, Sadness, Fear And Anger, Which One Gives The Worst Physical Pain Flare?

Out Of The Four Core Emotions Of Happiness, Sadness, Fear And Anger, Which One Gives The Worst Physical Pain Flare?

Grief would fall under sadness
Over stimulating social event might fall under happiness (ex. wedding)

posted 22 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

@A MyFibroTeam Member
You are so right, you're caught in that awful feedback loop, when we all question: Is this Fibro or something life threatening? The only thing I can think of is to daily journal… read more

edited, originally posted about 5 hours ago

The More You Sleep The Lesser The Pain You Get?

The More You Sleep The Lesser The Pain You Get?

I noticed that when I had a bad sleep, or not long enough because of insomnia, when I wake up I feel completely destroyed, like I've been rolled over by a truck.
Do you experience the same? Let me know

edited, originally posted 22 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

My fibromyalgia is very much improved since I got a CPAP machine and am getting better oxygen.

posted 3 days ago

Does Anyone Know What Causes One Side Of Breast To Be Very Painful And Red???

Does Anyone Know What Causes One Side Of Breast To Be Very Painful And Red???

posted 23 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Please make sure they rule out inflammatory breast disease ( including cancer) . Praying for great results

posted 14 days ago

Fentenal Patches (Milan) Not Sticking!

Fentenal Patches (Milan) Not Sticking!

Does anyone know if Milan (Fentanyl Patch Company) has a program to give free overlays? Patches do not stick.
Thanking you in advance.

posted 24 days ago

Pain Relief

Pain Relief

What does everyone use for pain relief?

posted 24 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

2 different antidepressants, both of which help relieve the depression and anxiety that often accompanies fibromyalgia, and help relax muscles thereby reducing discomfort. Also I take a 1 a day low… read more

posted 13 days ago
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