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Update after doctor visit

Sep 19, 2017 1:28 PM

I love my primary physician. She listens, hears me and gives me all the time I need. She suggested cymbalta and after reading about side effects, I declined. She agreed to my request for Valium 10mg twice a day as needed. We discussed the many possible causes of fibromyalgia. She told me she is not an expert and asked if I would like a consult with an integrative holistic physician. I was able to get an appointment on October 16 (which is a miracle since she’s booked out until April 2018). This integrative doctor would order testing for mycotoxins, viruses, etc. I will update after I see new doctor and finish testing.

I took 5mg of Valium after breakfast today. My muscles are looser and my jaw joints are almost pain free after ten years. I grind so badly when I sleep my jaw joints feel like I was chewing on beef jerky all night, every night. Of course I am really sleepy. I’m hoping it helps me at night. Very grateful I was able to get that prescription. Too bad the pharmacy makes us feel like criminals for filling prescriptions (any controlled substance) that can help a bit with pain. Grr

I hope everyone is having a great day!

PS I found that Marley’s Mellow Mood Tea is helpful for relaxation. It can be hard to find but if you go to their website you can find a retailer close to your house. I love peach raspberry flavor.

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