... one and by trial and error you may find things that will help. My fibro hit me like a ton of bricks after 4 rounds of chemo for early stage breast cancer. I had pain for years before this but it went off the rails one day and I could barely walk. ... (1 replies)
... oh really? i must try that. thanks so much! (10 replies)
... I'm glad your feet aren't hurting, but that doesn't matter. The epsom salts will still be taken up into your system, through your feet, and ease back pain, etc. ... (10 replies)
... but you see my feet aren't bothering me today. my back and tummy are. (10 replies)
... A foot basin with hotter water and epsom salts IS a good idea. It will go through the feet and help. I never thought to mention that...good suggestion!!! ... (10 replies)
... I wish I could take a bath. but the water does not stay hot It would be like taking a cold bath. I would love to get one of those portable spas. (10 replies)
... I Do remember hearing about the epsom salts rub dealy....I wish I could remember where and what the info was. ... (10 replies)
... in regards to your leg muscle pian. ... (24 replies)
... of the symptoms I was experiencing. I am not in pain anymore, but I do experience a bit of lingering fatigue. When I was taking pain meds, I tried Ultram and Tramadol. ... (1 replies)
... magnesium also help some people. I also know someone who is taking neuontin. She swears by it. You might want to ask your doc. Pain pills never touched the pain for me, they just made me stupid! ... (11 replies)
... tally. Only while I'm on these narcs, but how blessed I feel. I don't bring that up to make you feel bad. I just wanted to tell you there are many people at this pain mgt clinic who are on Medicare. I'm not one of them. But you might want to go to the pain mgt message board and find out more about how that works. ... (6 replies)
... It does seem to give relief to go to sleep with the aide of muscle relaxers. But I would consider this chronic. ... (8 replies)
... Underwent surgery, but after months of physio, the pain just did not leave. ... (5 replies)
... for muscle aches and fatigue. How often did you have it done initially? ... (13 replies)
... Most therapeutic exercise regimens I've encountered for fibro are carefully graduated -- start slow & gradually rebuild your tolerance, with lots of gentle warming up & cooling down. You seem to have experienced what many of us have -- that just jumping in to do heavy physical chores & exercise can set you back a spell.
Many people who are middle-aged will find themselves... (2 replies)
... Hi SayNo,
There are a few alt. med. remedies that are helpful for both anxiety & fibro.
Magnesium is very helpful for both relaxation & muscle pain. You can take it orally (the citrate & malate forms are best) or you can use it as a bath soak (Epsom salts). However, if you tend to very low blood pressure, magnesium can exacerbate that & is contra-indicated.
The... (14 replies)
... Magnesium, Boron, Vitamin E, Zink, and copper. This helps to stop muscle twitches. ... (2 replies)