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    Lower Back Pain ******P5P ****it just my be a solution***it was for me.
    dollbug posted:
    Hello....MiMi in NC....I normally post on the Fibromyalgia Community but I wanted to share what I have learned about lower back pain and what I have found to help me cope better.

    I have had issues with my back off and on for years. It seems like the pain would be there and then something would happen and it would ease off for a while. It got better when I had my hysterectomy when I was 42 years old. I am now 60 and I have multiple health issues.

    OK....I have had *lower back pain* for going on 2 years. I had been to several specialist trying to find out what I could do to help it. I first thought that kidney stones was causing it. I have stones in both kidneys but the doctor told me that he did NOT think this was the source of my lower back pain.

    So no one was able to help me. Anyway....a local doctor was sharing some medical information on Fox channel one day and my daughter was listening to it. She called me later and was sharing what she heard with me. She could NOT believe what she was hearing and she thought that perhaps this was my problem. was about *Morton's toes, which I do have on both feet. So I came home and researched this myself and I was quite surprised at what I found out. I have also had carpal tunnel problems and kidney stones...(although I would have never thought that Morton's toes would have been related to lower back pain)...I guess no doctor *connected it either*....since I have also been to a foot doctor as well.

    P5P.....was what this doctor was saying is sometimes the *solution* for people who can not process Vitamin B 6. P5P is the processed form which the body can use what it needs without having to go through the process before the body can use it.

    Anyway....after I read up about it I decided to try this. I was taking Super Complex Vitamin B I went to vitamin store and was talking to the person there about this and he told me that IF I had a problem then by the time I took up the first bottle I would/could tell a difference. (could this really be correct, I wondered?)

    Within a couple of weeks....or lower back pain eased up. OMG....was this for REAL?????? Well...let me tell you that P5P worked for me. I had been suffering with lower back pain forever...and nothing would help it but staying on a heat pad.

    I am now on my 2nd bottle....and I can only say that I will probably be taking this for the rest of my life. I do know that when I *forget* to take it (on schedule of sorts) that my back pain returns.

    The body only uses what it needs and then the rest goes out as waste. The body does not store it. that's my story and I wanted to share it with others....just in case there is another person who just might find that it works for them as well.

    As always I also want to say that Vitamin D has also made a HUGE difference in my FM pain level. Low Vitamin D can cause some people to have additional pain. (WHO NEEDS MORE PAIN?) Ask your doctor to check yours, if you have not already done so. Do your own research about might be quite surprised at just how important Vitamin D is.

    Have a good day.

    davedsel responded:
    Hello, Mimi.

    I always enjoy when you post here. I know the benefits of the Vitamin D, plus the manganese. The P5P is new to me and I will research that.

    Thanks for your post. Hope you are doing well.
    Click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.


    dollbug replied to davedsel's response:
    Hello Dave...I am always *sharing* whatever I have found that has made a difference for me. I think we all know that what works for one person may or may not work for someone else.

    I still laugh when I think about the *reactions* which happened in this community when I mention Vitamin D several years ago. I still mention this in most of my posts now. I know just how sick I was before I did some research and found that vitamins and supplements would allow me to *control my FM pain*...I think my doctor still does not think that I do this. He does know though that I hate having to go to him so much. For several years as I struggled with the wrath of the dragon, aka FM...I just needed and wanted *help*. Every time I went in to see him, he did NOT know how to help me. He had been treating me for *depression* but I was NOT getting any better.

    I continued to tell him I did not think I was depressed...but that something else was wrong with me. (and you know, when I decided to take matters into my own hands, he was *shocked* that I was right. People I have talked to have said that they would have changed doctors. This man has been my doctor for *years*. We now have a better relationship though since all of this happened. Perhaps he just thought I was *crazy* and the pain might have been causing me to be. I know that I am indeed a different person when I am in pain and can not find any relief...I am assuming we are all this way.

    Anyway....I am still looking for something that will help my chronic fatigue. I would be so much better if I had the energy I need.

    Take care.


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