feeling alone being a Man with FM

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Re: feeling alone being a Man with FM

Postby AndrewK » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:04 pm

Yes, it is really hard to be a guy with this diagnosis, I led an active life, had my own business,raised three sone, ran everywhere, mountain biked and THEN... had a car crash and an emotional shock..since then 5 years ago, I have been really unwell,Dr gave me the diagnosis as a disease by exclusion, I have tried every treatment available and spent thousands trying to be well...My GP told me to stop spending money to find a cure, eat well, exercise and embrace life!!!!!!!!!!! Obviously he had no idea how this illness affects you. Chin up mate,you are not alone!
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Re: feeling alone being a Man with FM

Postby Lindilou » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:07 pm

Of course you chaps can get fibro, you are human. :grouphug:

Re: feeling alone being a Man with FM

Postby Katie Louise » Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:43 pm

You should never feel alone my dad has been sufferingwith fms for years I know it often feels like we can be surrounded by people and still feel alone regardless of male or female there will always be someone there for you xx
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Re: feeling alone being a Man with FM

Postby fletch » Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:44 am

Another male here, fibro can effect anyone if people say your making it up ask them if they have ever had a headache and when they say yes ask them to prove it
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