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Hey, I seem to be doing alright now, but in the past I've suffered from c-ptsd, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. At one point I needed quite a few types of medications, however no longer need... read more

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Anxiety - I normally take 1-2 1mg klonopin and they dont help with panic attack, what about xanax?

Question asked 4 Mar 2013 5 answers

Support groups: klonopin, anxiety, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder

jk13's comment: Every person is different, some seem to respond well to therapy, for me, it was meditation. For me, it seemed that my anxiety and ptsd manifested itself in the future as well as the past, even though at the time I was unaware. By depriving the self ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - what are some of your coping strategies?

Question asked 4 Aug 2013 12 answers

Support groups: post traumatic stress disorder, rape

jk13's comment: People are all to often ashamed of having and or having had a problem with drugs. Especially those of with past issues. Years back I can remember blowing thousands over the course of a couple months on coke. That of course progressed into use of ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - what are some of your coping strategies?

Question asked 4 Aug 2013 12 answers

Support groups: post traumatic stress disorder, rape

jk13's comment: You'll always be your mom's little girl, and it's obvious that she means well. Every time you have to deal with this, it causes you pain. There's no way that it could not. But, with that said, you've gone through a lot and without a shadow of a ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - what are some of your coping strategies?

Question asked 4 Aug 2013 12 answers

Support groups: post traumatic stress disorder, rape

jk13's answer: This is awful, I'm so sorry. With that said, I hope that you understand that you're not just a survivor, but really are a hero. You were able to put that scum behind bars. You did something that very well may have saved many lives as he would surely ...

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's comment: I appreciate it, really, however I've grown tiered of the instability and long to work with a larger team. There's much more to it than that, but I'll pm you when I actually find out what's going on. Thanks, I really do appreciate it!

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's comment: Dude! That would totally explain the brain fog! Inability to change = an inability to easily form new memories.

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's comment: You know, I'm willing to make a bet that in many cases fibromyalgia may be caused by a lacking of brain plasticity, it's inability to create new pathways. They've found that many people who suffer from ptsd can be helped by modifying old memories, ...

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's comment: Very very interesting! This makes sense to me... I'll have to look Dr. Daniel Clauw up and take a close look into his research.

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's comment: Oh yah, I did have mononucleosis years back. And the business, yah, well, it did really well for a while, then the economy had it's toll. I'm now in the final stages of interviewing for a job, looks like I may be moving back to southern CA, but time ...

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's comment: The pain is now totally gone. I honestly don't know if the lumps that came and went had anything to do with the pain going away, but I do feel that it needs to be mentioned as it did mark the ending. When I now look back the pain, the ptsd, the ...

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia, bodily trauma or a virus or?

Question asked 1 Aug 2013 17 answers

Support groups: fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, back pain, spondylolisthesis, chronic pain, chronic myofascial pain, ...

jk13's response: This is a very interesting topic. For me, the lovely rainbow of pain started after getting very very sick, something viral. When I was sick, the neck and back pain was unreal. The fever finally dropped, but the pain never went away. The strange ...

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