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Chronic Pain, Depression and Anxiety - A Vicious Cycle

I know I've spoken of my disabilities in the past, but the way things have been going lately, I feel I must write about it once again. In 2013 I was diagnosed with not only Fibromyalgia, but also Anxiety, Depression and IBS.  Until recently, many thought of Fibromyalgia as a "fake" syndrome because there is no test or scan to make the diagnosis. Luckily my diagnosis came after the medical community accepted Fibromyalgia as a real illness, affecting millions each year.  There is no cure for Fibro.  For many people with Fibro, medications can help with the symptoms and allow them to lead normal lives. Unfortunately, I'm one of those for whom medications/diet/exercise/lifestyle changes don't work well.
I've tried all FDA approved Fibro medications - Cymbalta, Lyrica, Gabapentin, etc... The only one to help mildly is Cymbalta.  Though nothing takes any pain away.  Pain meds (especially narcotics) do nothing.  A combination of Cymbalta, a strong muscle relaxer and …

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