Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

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  • Jackie Fibromyalgia

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 263 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Portland Maine
    25
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Depression, Insomnia, Fibro fog, High blood pressure, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Activity, Antidepressants, Swimming, Gabapentin, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy, Opioids,

    No


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  • Sandy Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 297 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Shelton,Wa.
    06
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Excruciating
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Depression, Insomnia, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Medical Marijuana
      Not Improved
      Opioids, Radiofrequency ablation, Supplements,
      Worsened
      Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Antidepressants, Sleep Therapy, Physical Activity, Stress Management, Walking/Hiking, Gluten Free Diet, Swimming, Meditation, Physical Therapy, Acupuncture, Chiropractor, Acetaminophen, Weight loss, Gabapentin, Postural Modifications, Plant-Based Diet,

    I've tried 37 diff meds, trigger point injection shot are every 2 weeks from neck to sciatica, I sleep every couple of days, have chronic migraines and pain. Also have diabetes, sjorgens syndrome, Paladrumatic rheumatism (beginning stages of RA) and am on morphine. It takes the edge off but doesnt stop anything. I experience 156 of the 200 common known symptoms of Fibromyalgia.


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 171 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Dry ridge ky
    05
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Insomnia, Depression, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Fibro fog

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Antidepressants, Acupuncture
      Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Physical Activity, Gabapentin, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Opioids,
      Not Improved
      Radiofrequency ablation, Physical Therapy

    Im very hesitant to make plans because I'm not sure how I'm going to feel.

    I walk and stretch


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  • Beth Fibromyalgia

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 159 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Tacoma, Wash
    03
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Depression, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Acupuncture, Physical Activity, Walking/Hiking
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Radiofrequency ablation, Acetaminophen, Gabapentin, Antidepressants

    Keeps me from enjoying life. I walk at work 5 days a week,over 7000 steps a day.


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 233 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Melbourne Florida
    27
    Feb2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Massa
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Insomnia, Depression, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Antidepressants, Medical Marijuana, Acupuncture, Acetaminophen, Gabapentin
      Not Improved
      Stress Management, Supplements, Weight loss, Physical Therapy,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection, Swimming, Chiropractor, Tai Chi,