Amazing website on Costochondritis and Fibromyalgia

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   Posted 4/11/2009 7:55 AM (GMT -6)   
I read this website this morning and realized that when I get "sick" once a month wil flulike feelings and bad chest pain, it is definitely Costochondritis thanks to this website. It explains it in a way that is exact to how I feel with this pain and even has a list that perfectly explains how we feel with fibro.
I've been "sick" because of this Costochondritis for about two weeks now instead of the usual two to three days once a month. I hope you all find this as interesting as I do.

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   Posted 4/11/2009 8:59 AM (GMT -6)   

Hey Rache..

Execellent site.. very informative and the links on there are great too!!

Sorry you're still feeling so yucky.. hope you're better soon!!!!

Thanks for sharing!!

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   Posted 4/12/2009 4:02 PM (GMT -6)   
that site is wonderful....thank you so much for sharing it. It is so amazing to me that 22 years ago when I was dx with Costo no one I knew had even heard of it. I thought the Dr made it up just to get rid of
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Fibromyalgia, IBS,Gerd, Scoliosis, & Costochondritis, Lupus

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   Posted 4/12/2009 4:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Very good site. A piece I read on calcification between the ribs hit right on for my lower left rib cage. Two years ago I felt like I was laying on concrete if I laid on left side. Separated two ribs once just by rolling over on that side on the floor. Its taken about a year of doing side bending stretches to free those ribs up where I can push on them and they will give.
Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, IBS, Diverticulitis, Costocondritis, Thorasic Degeneration, Mild Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Mild Hilar Lymphodenopathy, Depression, Anxiety. Dyspnea. Disequilibrium.

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