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Is this firbomyalgia??

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 2, 2010
  • 08:19 PM

I'm a 23 year old male with middle back pain radiating throughout my back and i have problems getting to sleep sometimes 2 hours or more of laying in bed with my eyes closed. most of my back pain is in the morning and is relieved by a heating pad on the highest setting for a couple hours. i have somewhat frequent headaches about 2 a week. (none are migraine) But worst of all is i get super tired after doing some of the most nominal tasks.. i.e. washing my car, some lite yard work, even things like emptying the dishwasher have made me tired. i was diagnosed with depression and anxiety when i was younger) When i combined all of these symptoms on WebMD (and other websites) i could only come up with firbomyalgia but i want to get another opinion before i go to my doctor because i know this usually only affects women.

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  • I'm a 23 year old male with middle back pain radiating throughout my back and i have problems getting to sleep sometimes 2 hours or more of laying in bed with my eyes closed. most of my back pain is in the morning and is relieved by a heating pad on the highest setting for a couple hours. i have somewhat frequent headaches about 2 a week. (none are migraine) But worst of all is i get super tired after doing some of the most nominal tasks.. i.e. washing my car, some lite yard work, even things like emptying the dishwasher have made me tired. i was diagnosed with depression and anxiety when i was younger) When i combined all of these symptoms on WebMD (and other websites) i could only come up with firbomyalgia but i want to get another opinion before i go to my doctor because i know this usually only affects women.If you are or have taken any benzo's, anxiety med's, any sleeping aids, they were what hadcaused all these same problems plus more. Must be medicine free. Any meds that mess with your central nervous system cause all these problems. You can be off them for some time but it takes a long time for your cns to heal. I will be 2 years med free on june 1, 2010 and I'm still only 70% better. MUST taper any of these evil drugs then stay off of them.
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  • If you are or have taken any benzo's, anxiety med's, any sleeping aids, they were what hadcaused all these same problems plus more. Must be medicine free. Any meds that mess with your central nervous system cause all these problems. You can be off them for some time but it takes a long time for your cns to heal. I will be 2 years med free on june 1, 2010 and I'm still only 70% better. MUST taper any of these evil drugs then stay off of them.I am not on any drugs. i got prescribed effexor XR and concerta (and subsequently wellbutrin) only took them for a few months. i really hated the way they made me feel so i have just been dealing with it. in the last 2 years I have only taken ibuprofen and occasionally aspirin for the back pain and headaches (respectively)
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