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3/16/12 6:19 A

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Thanks so much! I go for a physical next week..I will be sure to mention those blood tests..thanks again! emoticon

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3/15/12 9:57 A

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Fibro is an auto-immune disorder, and once you have one, it leaves you open for more. That said, if your Vitamin D level is low, your immune system will also be low. Please have your doctor check your bloodwork for Vit D, Iron, and thyroid. Many fibro patients are found to have compromised thyroids and there are many that believe that untreated thyroid is responsible for fibro. I don't know about that, as I've had fibro AND been treated for thyroid for decades. If my thyroid was responsible for my fibro, it should have gone away by now! Take care.

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3/14/12 2:28 P

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Hello & Welcome! :)

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3/13/12 8:09 P

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Hi there, I'm Melissa and I' m a 35 year old teacher. I was diagnosised about a year ago. My current meds are tramadol and soma for flare-ups and savella daily. I was on Lycria but it really didnt do anything for me. The savella seems to be working most days. With my job, I deal with a lot of stress, and most days I am exhausted when I get home. But I am trying to add yoga to my life as well as lose weight and quit smoking. I'm sure having the extra pounds on as well as the smoking can't help my fibro symptoms. I got really sick with a virus in December, made be bed-bound for almost the whole month. Does anyone know of/relate to immunity issues related to fibro?

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