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Hi to all, this is my first post, my name is Paula, I'm 49 and have been experiencing various symptoms for the last few years, and some for longer
I would like some advice from you all to see if you think i may have Fibromyalgia. Here are my symptoms
I will start with the symptom that got me thinking i could have fibromyalgia, I have had continual lower back pain starting in Oct 2017,. and it's never really gone away, it's worse in the mornings, very stiff and sore, it is better once i start moving around, but never goes away completely. I had physio for a while but stopped as convinced the exercises were making the pain worse,
Irritable Bowel (past few years)
chronic acid reflux (past few years)
pain in left shoulder blade, like an intense muscle knot
buzzing,/tingley sensation in my legs
flu like pain at times in the legs
leg jerks and twitches
pain in my elbows (a relatively new symptom)
tender when pressing certain areas of skin (legs, chest, arms)
tender lumps under skin
fatigue which comes and goes
brain fog, not able to get sentences out properly.
knee joint pain
Also I am post menopausal, went through an early menopause, early 40's
I have been on antibiotics depressants got many years now, initially for depression but now for anxiety, which i suffer from on winter months
i am looking forward to hearing from you all, for any advice
I have been on anti depressants for many years, initially for dep.
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