Depression and Fibro

Posted on March 20, 2018

"I am the odd one in the bunch where the heat adversely affects my Fibro. So during this heat wave, I am stuck in my home with the AC. It gets depressing when everyone is out enjoying the weather and summer activities I am stuck inside." - A member of MyFibroTeam

On MyFibroTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with fibromyalgia, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Depression is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about depression:

Do you think your pain causes depression?

How do you handle the mental aspects of fibro?

What antidepressant has helped your mood the most, over the years?

Here are some conversations about depression:

Question for those with anxiety and/or depression, what do you do or take to help manage it?

The worst part of this whole thing is having the desire to do what is naturally a part of me but not having the physical and mental strength.

My pet is my therapy!

Bad day for emotions though. Depression seems to kick into high gear at night.

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyFibroTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I can't the cold.

posted 1 day ago

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