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Fibro Flare Ups
samcajun posted:
Hi, I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia for two years. I have recently moved back to Baton Rouge, LA and do not know of a good fibro doctor. Any suggestions? Also, do any of you suffer from what I call "body slam" days? I will get a severe headache, fever, chills, horrible pain and the only solution is to go to bed and sleep it off. This is in addition to my daily pain and exhaustion.
fibromomof4 responded:
Yes, I have those days. I think going to sleep is our bodies way of coping with everything going on with it. All this pain is exhausting on us. I try to go to be at night thinking that maybe tomorrow will be a better less painful day and sometimes it is and sometimes it isn't. You have to put one foot in front of the other. I know it's hard.
greeneyedfibrogirl responded:
Yes! Maybe not the exact same symptoms, but the same effect. I have been going through a flare for the last week because of the weather and have had three of these days in a row. So aggravating not being able to keep up the house and laundry. I am also anemic and I have to fight to get these things done normally, but with a flare they are impossible.

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