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Bella007
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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 7/10/2009 5:30 PM (GMT -7)   
eyes  Hi everyone, is there anyone here  from  Vancouver ,B.C. I am looking for a good fibro doctor for several years now and can't find one. smhair

Carnissa
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   Posted 7/10/2009 8:11 PM (GMT -7)   
if you go through the local arthriitis society they also deal with fibromyalgia and can let you know doctors that deal with fibro

thats how i found my rhuemy..
Diagnosed - fibromyalgia 2001
Meds amitryptilene 30mg/day
Lyrica 75mg/day


Ginny
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   Posted 7/10/2009 9:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Bella,
 
I'm in Calgary!  I don't have any resources to offer but is your family doctor helping you to find a good rheumatologist?  Pain Specialists are good for us to see too. If I hear of anyone in your area I'll let you know.
 
Blessings,
Ginny
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in to be content.Phillipians4:11-13
35 years old. Diagnosed with Lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, Anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke, 2002), Sjogren's, Raynaud's, Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck), anxiety, Chinook migraines. Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, Didrocal, Cozaar, Zoloft, Neurontin, calcium, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus
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donnaeil
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   Posted 7/11/2009 12:05 PM (GMT -7)   
I just wanted to say hi neighbor. I live in Seattle.

Donnaeil

Bella007
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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 7/11/2009 12:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks to everyone for your input and support! tongue

Agmaar
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   Posted 7/11/2009 10:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Donnaeil has a good point - Seattle isn't that far away.  Could you travel this far?   Anyways, here is a link I found:
 
 
It was a CFS/Fibro Dr who found my Lyme.  There is also a Fatigue and Fibro Center here too.
Rich
 
Lyme, anxitey, depression, chronic C. Pnuemoniae
 
"... expect the unexpected ..."  (O. Wilde)
 
"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened." (Mark Twain)
 
 


BigBry
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   Posted 7/12/2009 12:04 AM (GMT -7)   
Since your in Vancouver may I suggest a visit to the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine it is a training center for Naturopathic Medicne. My cousin who has the same thing I have steered me in their direction. I must say it has helped a little. They are located in New Westminster and here's their link.  If your on disability with a limited income you can get treatment quiet cheap.   Remember tell them you have a limited income.

http://www.binm.org/ 
Bryan


DX: IBS 00, +ANA 05, Depression 06, MCTD & Sjogren's 07, GER 08, NO Sjogren's 09, Fibro and all over tendonitis?????  
Life is what you make of it.  Just something I try to remind myself every day.

Post Edited (BigBry) : 7/12/2009 1:07:08 AM (GMT-6)


Bella007
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   Posted 7/13/2009 12:58 PM (GMT -7)   
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUGGESTIONS!
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