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sunshine625

638d

I have had fibromyalgia since 2017 but this past year I have been experiencing weight gain thats impossible to lose and hair loss. does anyone else suffer from these issues? what do you do about it?

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    • sunshine625

      631d

      @Photogirl68 thanks the only thing I take are vitamins and vicodin for pain 💕

    • Photogirl68

      635d

      If you take gabapentin, weight gain is a side effect, and yes, it's hard as hell to lose. Hair loss can be due to a variety of reasons. Research your meds, but definitely have a conversation with your PCP.

      • sunshine625

        631d

        @Photogirl68 thanks the only thing I take are vitamins and vicodin for pain 💕

    • Ray.of.Sunshine

      635d

      Carbonated beverages will make fibromyalgia pain worse. 👍

      • Photogirl68

        635d

        @Ray.of.Sunshine that is a little misleading. It's not the carbonation, it's the sugar. The excess sugar in any beverage can increase inflammation.

    • MystikMandy

      636d

      If you're taking any meds it could be your meds

    • Goofy4Disney711

      636d

      I’d probably have a discussion with your primary. They may need to do some labs to see if something else is going on.

      • sunshine625

        631d

        @Goofy4Disney711 just did a bunch of labs everything was great. I guess it's just a common side effect of covid

    • Tayzer

      637d

      My hair got really thin and was falling out when I was first diagnosed in 2017, but after being on a great regimen of medications for the past 5 years I can finally say my hair isn’t falling out anymore and is finally healthier

    • katc

      638d

      Also my hair loss started after my thyroid issues started, which was after I had covid.

      • sunshine625

        638d

        @katc my hair started falling out after covid!

    • 80sGirl

      638d

      My weight fluctuates too back in the beginning after I was diagnosed I ended up getting extremely overweight. I barely moved and was sleeping so much. I got rid of the person causing that and felt better and not eating so much. I have lost a lot. I'm still overweight but more comfortable in my body when I see pics of what I looked like 5 years ago. I still have trouble a lot of days getting out of bed but most days it's not an option. I have not noticed hair falling out but it's definitely thinner.

    • katc

      638d

      I have hearing loss and my weight fluctuates. I do my best to stay away from sweets and sodas and I cuss that my job requires mask use, making reading lips harder.

      • MsDaisyMae

        638d

        @katc The mumbles...

    • Chesbro99

      638d

      PCOS? Do you also have inconsistent periods?

      • sunshine625

        638d

        @Chesbro99 just as of recently like the past 4 months or so

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