is there any cpp have insomnia?

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kimber9807
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   Posted 4/14/2010 8:25 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi, I was wondering if there is any chronic pain patients suffer from insomnia.? I know scarred and I do. I was just wondering if insomnia goes along with chronic pain ? I have chronic lower back pain and fibro .  I hope everyone has a lpd.
im dxed with  herniated discs,fibromylagia , scolosis,ddd,athritis, spinal stenosis ,gerd,gastric ulcer,gallbladder removal 3/23/10.
 
meds: lunesta, prilosec otc,lortab ,reglan,flonase. ibuprofren, zyrtec and benadryl.
 
Just added today: folic acid supplement  1 mg a day for the next year and also b12 injections increased to once a month. pernicous anemia and  Folic acid anemia.


Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 4/14/2010 8:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Hello Kimber! Yes there is a correlation between Chronic Pain and insomnia. In fact studies show that a majority of Chronic Pain patients suffer from it.
Just a hint....You might want to look it up here on the internet, as there is a wealth of information on it.

SE
DDD (Degenerative Disk Disease) S1-L4-L5, Heart Attack 2002, Angioplasty to clear blocked Artery and to implant Stent. Six Epidurals, Disocgram, Melanoma Cancer 07, Lumbar Fusion March of 2010, Four cortisone injections Tendinitis in Elbow.


kimber9807
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   Posted 4/14/2010 8:37 AM (GMT -7)   
SE, Yeah I will do that. How are you doing today?
im dxed with  herniated discs,fibromylagia , scolosis,ddd,athritis, spinal stenosis ,gerd,gastric ulcer,gallbladder removal 3/23/10.
 
meds: lunesta, prilosec otc,lortab ,reglan,flonase. ibuprofren, zyrtec and benadryl.
 
Just added today: folic acid supplement  1 mg a day for the next year and also b12 injections increased to once a month. pernicous anemia and  Folic acid anemia.


MsBunky
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   Posted 4/14/2010 8:47 AM (GMT -7)   
I experience insommnia as well. My lack of sleep and overall exhaustion because of it are two of the main reasons I applied for disability

Pam
Conditions: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pelvic Pain, FAI, Reynauds, IBS, Interstitial Cystitis, Surgical Adhesions, Ophthalmic Migraines, Severe Hot Flashes (Surgical Menopause and drug related), plus physically unable to vomit due to Nissen, and I have extremely tiny veins...a joy for blood work or IV's)
Surgeries: Appendix, Uterus, Nissen Fundoplication for GERD, Left Ovary, Gallbladder, Right Ovary, TVT
Medications: Oxycontin, Tramacet, Cymbalta, Flexeril, Clonidine, Cesamet, plus Vitamin D and Multi-Vitamin daily


kimber9807
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   Posted 4/14/2010 8:53 AM (GMT -7)   
I hear ya Pam. with the other health issues I deal with the day to day basis. I cant function with no sleep eithier. I am grateful my pcp is working on trying different meds for my insomnia. I hope you have a lpd.
im dxed with  herniated discs,fibromylagia , scolosis,ddd,athritis, spinal stenosis ,gerd,gastric ulcer,gallbladder removal 3/23/10.
 
meds: lunesta, prilosec otc,lortab ,reglan,flonase. ibuprofren, zyrtec and benadryl.
 
Just added today: folic acid supplement  1 mg a day for the next year and also b12 injections increased to once a month. pernicous anemia and  Folic acid anemia.

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