I forgot who DocDred was when I posted to this thread.... if I remembered that he was DITL the Troll I wouldn't have bothered replying. I doubt he has a wife.... but I suppose his imaginary wife could have fibromyalgia.
Isn't an Indica strain better for pain relief?
I find it does wonders for the neurological pain.
Last trip to the Compassion Club I picked up some of each (AAA and White Rhino) just to compare.
The White Rhino is an indica and I can just feel it go out and settle down the tingles and pinpricks in my legs and feet. The Sativa (AAA) seems to go right to the head and makes me want to eat.
Some of the members with fibro use Indica.
Interestingly enough, DocDred, people who have these chronic illnesses are way more likely to have been abused. I'll try to dig around for some links on it later.
heh heh ... thought you were talking about me at first since my real name is Sandy too. If she can handle it, pot really is a miracle worker for fibro.
Hats off to you for learning about the disorder. It is tough.
Throughout the day I take a maximum of 3 additional endocet. Added to that the car wreck at the end of May which brings twice a week physio which includes accupuncture, stretches, deep massage, chiropractic adjustment, and ultrasound. Which we have to be careful with because I have two steel rods in my back from scoliosis surgeries in the 1970's.
V--I think there's something about having a foreign body implanted that does that. Seriously. We have this metal that's not really supposed to be there. Who knows what chemical reactions (causing neurotransmitters to fire) those bad boys are causing. Have you considered having yours removed?
Probably, although arthritis developes in the joints. This is more random, soft tissue stuff like the middle of your arm or the middle of your cheek. Its genearlly not associated with movement pain, it's more constant although movement can both aggrivate it and help it. It's actually more similar to Lupus without a rash involvement, although many of us are also sensitive to the sun.