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Hello

Postby vmvseoa » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:25 pm

Hi all.
I'm new to this forum. I've been told through the years by various Drs that the aches, pains,fatigue, depression, restless legs, sleep problems etc that I have are many things, and that I probably just needed a holiday! Consequently, I changed Dr quite a bit. The latest one diagnosed FM, says I've probably had it for years. Finally a diagnosis! I could feel the stress leaving me when he told me I DO have something wrong with me, and it's not all in my head!! I can now look at treatments to alleviate the symptoms. He has already put me on gabapentin. Brilliant drug. I wish I'd got this Dr years ago. This seems to be a condition that either Drs aren't aware of, or don't take seriously!
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Re: Hello

Postby dotty lotty » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:46 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum. I am sure you will find everyone very helpful and friendly if a little :crazy: . Am on gabapentin too and GP increasing dose slowly to minimise side effects and am begining to feel a little better so :fingerscrossed: for gabapentin. Good luckin finding what suits you. :teddy-bear:
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Re: Hello

Postby FluppyPuffy » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:53 pm

:wave: :wave: and :welcome: to our little sanctuary vmvseoa :penguin: :penguin:

You'll find lots of info and advice on here, as well as support and a little light relief to help you get thru a FibroDay :clap: :clap: :clap:

A lot of us have probably had the condition a number of years before dx, so you're in good company :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Anything you're wanting to know, just ask and hopefully we'll be able to point you in the direction of something that could be helpful to you :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave:


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Re: Hello

Postby shazq » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:27 pm

:welcome: to the forum vmvseoa :wave:

Its good to hear you have found a good gp, its does make a big difference having an understanding gp. :bear-dancing:
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