Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Discussions

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  1. link Msgulfgirl
    Every muscle in my body aches,
    Because I sleep so much, my back and ribs get so sore. Also, I feel like my muscles are weakening. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired. Does that make sense? I have had this disorder from the time I turned about 25. I am now 35. I have been to - 91% more...
    Msgulfgirl- over a year ago - 32 Replies - in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  2. link Timvickiedaniel
    Go on a zero fat diet for a week and take Jarrow GPLC in the morning to break down the long chain fatty acids in your muscles. Never eat vegetable oil except olive oil and only at night after that first week. I have almost totally eliminated my CFS a - 47% more...
    Timvickiedaniel- over a year ago
  3. link Sahil
    Sahil-Im 26,i wake up every morning n wish i felt fresh n ready 2 work hard,but it never happens.My body aches like anything,my back,shoulders,neck pains.I get headaches,n i take in caffeine to make it go away.Im thin n frail,im underweight,n althoug - 75% more...
    Sahil- over a year ago
  4. link Bescobed
    i went to a psychiatist, family practice doctor, and a chiropractor and told each of them my symptoms and neither one of them figured out that i had sleep apnea. you have to go to an ENT. They are the ones who know what in the world sleep apnea looks - 3% more...
    Bescobed- over a year ago
  5. link Bescobed
    YES, YES, YES, YES!!!!!! GO TO AN ENT (EAR NOSE AND THROAT DOCTOR). ASK HIM ABOUT SLEEP APNEA. Same thing that was happening to me, to the Tee. I was always calling off work cause my body ached and i woke up feeling like i had 10,000 pounds on me. I - 45% more...
    Bescobed- over a year ago
  6. link Rbianco3
    Hi everyone, I feel sad that so many people have to suffer this and I can empathize. I am a man and I always try to keep my feelings from my wife so that she doesn't think I am a whimp but today my wife touched my shoulders it hurt so bad I broke dow - 71% more...
    Rbianco3- over a year ago
  7. link Bescobed
    sorry, i forgot to mention it causes racing thoughts, which i had 24/7, unless i was sleeping. you also wake up a lot during the night. i used to wake up like 7 times per night. What happens with sleep apnea is that your body does not go into the ful - 23% more...
    Bescobed- over a year ago
  8. link Jkj92200
    I have similar symptoms and had the muscle aches and pain all day long, everyday. Could barely walk downt he street without feeling exhausted. I started taking lyrica it's helped me get the rest I need. It's not like a typical slep aid.. My brain is - 63% more...
    Jkj92200- over a year ago
  9. link Cjnate12
    I have read alot of these statements and they are like me I'm on 10 different meds and 2 pain killers and still I'm wakeing up tired,sore,feel so bad i don't care if i wake up.I have high B.P.and dibatice i take the pill.stomach gas trouble,arthritis - 68% more...
    Cjnate12- over a year ago
  10. link Retireddoc
    What you are experiencing is a side effect of all statins. Looks it up under side effects of Lipitor. I suspect you have a deficiency in the P450 system and you wont be able to take ANY statins or any niacin. I am a retired physician and it only took - 30% more...
    Retireddoc- over a year ago
  11. link Sweettink
    Wow . . . Just wow. Did Ronald Reagan invent AIDs to kill Black people? How about the moon landing, can you talk about that some? The chairman of the fed is appointed by the President and serves a fourteen year term, then is replaced by the then curr - 19% more...
    Sweettink- over a year ago
  12. link Einstein
    Sounds very similar to me. I had ADD since a child which I found out at age 55. It was not discovered until now because my IQ was "off the charts". I always got bad grades in school but aced the achievement, knowledge and IQ testing. Milita - 86% more...
    Einstein- over a year ago
  13. link Sakhtar
    Well, I am around 45 now.I stated having this feeling with a kind of piercing pain on the tip of my left buttock.Got the xrays,went to a couple of Ortopadcians but still the same. I really feel tiredwhen I get up in the mornings. Can some one really - 13% more...
    Sakhtar- over a year ago
  14. link Drdoree
    MAYBE YOU HAVE A MILD MITOCHONDRIAL MYOPATHY WORSENED BY JANUVIA I have type 2 diabetes for a few years and am 59 yrs old-and do not have fibromyalgia or kidney,liver probles or depression or a history of any painful muscles ever. I work up to 90 hrs - 92% more...
    Drdoree- over a year ago
  15. link Ksgirl
    Have you had your vitamin D blood levels checked? New information is showing that deficiency of D is widespread and can cause muscle/bone pain. Even people who are already taking Vit D supplements can have trouble absorbing the vitamin, and drs. can - 16% more...
    Ksgirl- over a year ago
  16. link Pixee
    So many people hear are saying "Get your thyroid tested!" Yeah...any half-decent doctor will do that when they test you for CFS.
    Pixee- over a year ago
  17. link Luv2allnwellwishes
    to all those who have this paining and aching muscles after getting up, am just an international student, at times i have tears in my eyes as to why am i so inefficient, got a bf who is very perfect in al and when my muscles ache after gettin up ther - 79% more...
    Luv2allnwellwishes- over a year ago
  18. link Tl57
    My family got sick and tired of me saying I was sick and tired of being sick and tired, so your words really hit home. I woke up every morning wishing it were bedtime so I could go to bed, I was so tired. Tried a couple of drugs which appeared to hel - 90% more...
    Tl57- over a year ago
  19. link Recovering
    And oh yes, please take Vitamin D everyday. This really helped me. I salute you all!
    Recovering- over a year ago
  20. link Sasquatches_mom
    It sounds like classic fibromyalgia. I cannot tell you what you should do, but if it were ME, I would get off all the medicine, and see an ostopath. Sometimes their muscle manipulations help. IF that doesn't work, my next shot would be homeopathy. An - 63% more...
    Sasquatches_mom- over a year ago
  21. link Skfurst4
    I have had Fibro probably my entire life....was diagnosed in 1986, I have tried everything and I completely understand what you are saying, except I throw the guilt in there too because I can't do much of anything. I work full time and am a single mo - 75% more...
    Skfurst4- over a year ago
  22. link Katherineelaine
    I agree with Tansie77. Get your Thyroid checked. I had these symptoms also and found out I had HYPOTHYROIDISM. I thought I had fibromyalgia but it wasn't. I have been on med for only a short time and my aching muscles are not so achy and I am much ha - 71% more...
    Katherineelaine- over a year ago
  23. link Monthly Spells
    Is it Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Menopause?
    Help!! I have wide spread pain that feels like I have the FLU at least once a month like a period and last between 3-6 days, sometimes more debilitating pain than others. I've been going through these monthly cycles for a couple of years now. Everybo - 83% more...
    Monthly Spells- over a year ago - in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  24. link Fantasia
    Phentermine HELPS Chronic Fatigue Symptoms!
    Your story reads SOOO much like mine! I have chronic fatigue, am on my 6th doctor. Nobody has been able to help. All my blood tests (for everything under the sun) are totally normal. Except I'm not. I'm not depressed, bi-polar,etc. I have always been - 91% more...
    Fantasia- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  25. link Heavy200
    Hello I came across your post, your story sounds very familiar. I am wondering if you have any advice with dealing with Dr. B. Is it weird to get a prescription from an out of state doctor at your local pharmacy? I just registered on his site. I was - 15% more...
    Heavy200- over a year ago
  26. link Fantasia
    Phentermine HELPS my Chronic Fatigue Symptoms~!!!
    Sorry for the double post, but my other one was a reply and I wasn't sure it would show up. I also added some more important information in this post: I have chronic fatigue, am on my 6th doctor. Nobody has been able to help. All my blood tests (for - 96% more...
    Fantasia- over a year ago - in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome