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Any tips on what helps you including alternative medicine.

MRI SCANNER

I wanted to share some of my tips on coping with having an MRI and suffering from Claustrophobia & Anxiety.

I went for my 3rd MRI today. First 2 were awful! first one being Lumbar Spine MRI in a normal MRI scanner and the second being a full spinal MRI in an Open Scanner. Both were horric experiences so because of this when I needed another urgent Lumbar Spine MRI I decided I needed to ...
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Trouble sleeping.

Hi everyone
I'm really struggling with sleeping I get of to sleep but then get alot of break through pain in the night,any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated thanks.
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Udo's Oil?

Just wondering if anyone has tried this (or other Omega oil supplements) and noticed an improvement in any of their symptoms?

I am vegan so I probably haven't been getting enough of these oils, so past few days been taking the Udo's oil to see if it might help with my now overwhelming fatigue.

So any experiences? :)
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Help with burnout

I would like to know what tips you guys have for someone having burnout - which is making Fibro worse. I don't have the option of changing what I do, & lately it's hit me like a wave. All of a sudden, I'm angry at the tasks I do every day out of nowhere, & I feel like I don't accomplish what I want to. Stuff just piles up & the pain from Fibro doesn't ...
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Intermittent fasting

Has anyone had success with this?

I've been doing the 5:2 diet since September but a month ago moved it up a notch to full water fasting, 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. From waking up until dinner time I only drink water.

Hyperbaric chambers have been found to help people with Fibro and it's been suggested that they help induce neuroplasticity (repair) in the brain, which might help rebalance pain signals: http://www.ukfibromyalgia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=22671 ...
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feeling high I guess

Hi I am diagnosed with fibro and am getting sick and tired of feeling what I would describe as high. Not that I can relate to being high but just what you expect to feel. Or like when you're drunk. It's just this sort of spacey feeling like something just isn't right and then I sort of feel like I'm not connected to my body. Like I'm doing things but I'm not there if that ...
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Help for my Mum

Hello Guys,

I am really sorry if this isn't the correct place to post but was wondering if I could get some advice?

My mum has only been diagnosed recently with Fibromyalgia so is still new to everything, she is basically in a state so I have decided to do some research on her behalf. I was wondering what people do about from medication for the pain, what other things do you do to try ...
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Anybody tried systemic enzymes?

Anybody had an experience with them?. Meant to be good at cleaning your cardiovascular system out, getting rid of toxins etc in the blood. Reason for asking is they are mentioned in a protocol I'm reading from a book regarding myofascial pain, along with some other supplements.



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Magnetic Therapy?? Any experiences?

I have just decided to buy a magnetic bracelet and a magnetic mattress topper, as I have read that (particularly with the mattress topper) it helps to reduce pain and stiffness and really aids sleep. Has anyone tried this before? Would be great to hear some stories from FM sufferers, as a lot of the talk online surrounding magnetic therapy is just around arthritis...I will of course let you know my thoughts after a while ...
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Aqua fit

I've always hated exercise! I find it painful and exhausting. However, in July I went to aqua fit. I found that it is amazing for helping with muscle stiffness and strength. It helps me loads, I go once or twice a week unless I'm feeling dizzy as I can black out occasionally.
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