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Any tips on what helps you including alternative medicine.

Gadgets to help cope with the symptoms

Hello everyone,
Im not sure how much you all use your Mobil phones but I am constantly on mine either for work or just nosying on social media but I am forever dropping it due to my hands not w doing properly. I have now found out these cool little things called pop sockets. They stick to the back of your phone or tablet. And they are kind of like an extendable handle. They have ...
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Any of you with dogs that pull...

... i have found something that helps a lot! So I have a staffy crossed with a lab. He's fairly big and muscly and can easily drag my tiny 5'3 self. So as you can imagine I have had trouble now I am having to use 1 or 2 crutches almost everyday. He managed to pull me over and it was awful! So if any of you have felt my pain (surely I can't be ...
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Mobility aids

Hello!
So I am having a pretty silly issue right now and I am wondering if I just need to suck it up or if someone else has any tips for me. I am 26 and work full time. I was very active and always dragging my friends to the gym or for a walk. Now I am stuck finding myself struggling to walk. I have borrowed a pair of crutches from my friend which ...
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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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