Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

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Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby shazq » Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:17 pm

Here are some symptoms for you to look out for:-


Pain
Fatigue
Sleep disorder
Morning stiffness
memory impairment
Irritable bowel
Chronic headaches
TMJ syndrome
Numbness and tingling sensation
Muscle twitching
Skin sensitivities
Dry eyes and mouth
Dizziness
Allergic symptoms
Heel or arch pain
Brain fatigue
Painful periods
Depression
Panic attacks
Irritable bladder
Cystitis
Joint hypermobility
Personality changes
Severe muscle weakness
Intolerance of bright lights
Smell
Hearing
Taste
Decreased painful sound threshold
Ringing in the ears
Changes in visual acuity
Intolerance of alcohol
Enhancement of medication side effects
Intolerance of previously tolerated medications
Severe nasal and other allergies possible sinus infections
Weight gaine
Muscle and joint aches
Night sweats
Heart palpitations
Muscle spasms
Raynaud's-like symptoms
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Heartburn
Difficulty swallowing
Cystitis

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Have you experenced any of these:-?

Stress
Hormonal changes
Premenstrual
Anxiety
Changes in weather
Cold or drafty environment
Anger
Depression



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Here are some possible causes thought to trigger fibromyalgia.:-

Genetic
Neurochemical dysfunction
Hormonal imbalance
Virus
Infection
Accident or trauma
Nutritional deficiency
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Re: Associated symptons of fibromyalgia

Postby FluppyPuffy » Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:53 pm

I'm really scared just how many things n the list I can tick :yikes:
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Re: Associated symptons of fibromyalgia

Postby Ange » Sun Oct 25, 2009 11:22 pm

I've got quite a few on that list too....and it's a bit depressing to see just how many I have...cos I don't usually think of them all at the same time...

I would be the trauma one....

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Re: Associated symptons of fibromyalgia

Postby FluppyPuffy » Mon Oct 26, 2009 2:58 pm

Trauma here as well, have also been noticing a worsening with the changes in weather as well :(
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby PhilDiggle » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:56 pm

As with FluffyPuppy, it's interesting yet scary to see that list because I can put a big huge tick mark to most of them! And I'm not even Diagnosed with FM yet. Can't wait for 2nd Nov when I see this Rhuemi.
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby smiler22 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:44 pm

the big list at the top i can tick of at least forty of them. ouhc. i would be the trauma one i think also although they also think i may of had it from early ages.
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby Strawberry » Sat Nov 07, 2009 2:45 am

There is also alot on that list i can tick aswell
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby P0lly » Sat Nov 07, 2009 1:02 pm

Would having surgery be classed as trauma :dunno:
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby gillshutt » Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:12 pm

Yes, if it was traumatic to your body that is counted as trauma, it can be traumatic mentally or physically.
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby jennib1008 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:31 am

Hi not been on here for ages. Like everyone else it is scary as to how many I can tick too. Over the last few months I have noticed other symptoms I am getting since being diagnosed. More headaches, stumbling and falling (usually in the garden where everyone can see me, not good) my eyesight is getting worse and other small things. Going back to the docs this week to ask to be referred back to Rheumatology. I keep thinking there may be something else. Mine I think was triggered by trauma. We were in a car accident where we had a head on with a tractor. It was not long after that I started to have trouble. :wave:
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby gillshutt » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:34 am

I would suggest you maybe see a neuro if you haven't already. That way you can rule out other things. ((x))
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby shazq » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:48 am

I agree with Gill, it would be wise to ask your GP to send you to see the Neuro team.
I have migraines and falls, i was seen by the neuro team a few yrs back.

My GP is sending me back to them again as we cant get the migraines under control.

Hope you feel better soon. :hugs:
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby andy12720 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:56 pm

i believe mine fully started to show back in 2001 i spend a week in hospital with an unknow virus and lost four stone over the next six weeks although i was sore and aching all over before this it only started to get worse after :wave:
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby lullabybunny1 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 1:58 pm

my symptoms are bold in red

Pain
Fatigue
Sleep disorder
Morning stiffness
memory impairment
Irritable bowel
Chronic headaches

TMJ syndrome
Numbness and tingling sensation
Muscle twitching
Skin sensitivities
Dry eyes
and mouth
Dizziness
Allergic symptoms
Heel or arch pain
Brain fatigue
Painful periods
Depression
Panic attacks
Irritable bladder
Cystitis

Joint hypermobility
Personality changes
Severe muscle weakness
Intolerance of bright lights
Smell
Hearing
Taste

Decreased painful sound threshold
Ringing in the ears
Changes in visual acuity
Intolerance of alcohol
Enhancement of medication side effects
Intolerance of previously tolerated medications
Severe nasal and other allergies possible sinus infections
Weight gaine
Muscle and joint aches
Night sweats

Heart palpitations
Muscle spasms
Raynaud's-like symptoms
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Heartburn
Difficulty swallowing
Cystitis


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Have you experenced any of these:-?

Stress
Hormonal changes
Premenstrual
Anxiety
Changes in weather
Cold or drafty environment
Anger
Depression




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Here are some possible causes thought to trigger fibromyalgia.:-

Genetic
Neurochemical dysfunction
Hormonal imbalance
Virus
Infection
Accident or trauma
Nutritional deficiency
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Re: Associated symptoms of fibromyalgia

Postby iddm » Sat Nov 14, 2009 2:44 pm

Wow this is a scary list and I have most of them. Its easier to say which ones I don't have.
What is TMJ syndrome?

There is a list like this on the CFS site. Its all very similar.

I don't get Raynauds syndrome or joint hypermobility. I don't think I have carpel tunnel
I don't really get cysitis as such
The change of seasons and weather definately affect me. I feel the humidity in summer and the cold, draftiness and darkness in winter.

I'm not sure what my personality is so whos to say if it changes. My husband says I'm moddy so I assume thats the same thing.
Stress and anxiety are obviously triggers. I tend to over react.
I use the slogan 'think, think, think' now.
The first think is usually about anger, fear or anxiety so I reject that thought. The second think is usually about my ego and pride, so I reject that thought too. The third thought is usually the one that has has time to be influenced by some sanity and the God of my understanding. A forth thought is then about obsession and procrastination so its time to change the subject lol

I have everything else on the list :shock:

They say this was all caused by Glandular Fever, but I also had a head injury when I was a kid caused by being hit by a car! I also had IBS from a child. I also had a dose of campylobactor which I believe may leave a leaky gut type of thing. Who knows what caused it really. Does anyone really know? I've also got the label of Chronic fatigue syndrome but feel its all the same thing really.
I just don't work properly!!!!!!
Oh I don't have the neurochemical thing???? as far as I know or the deficiency one according to blood tests but get drops in blood sugar and real food cravings, while at other times I don't want to eat at all
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