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AkinaChan
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 8/6/2010 10:09 PM (GMT -7)   
Not sure if any one remembers me, it's been a while. I've had a crazy year, was supposed to get married, didn't and i'm still searching for a job, went to oregon for two weeks with my mom and then to add to my craziness i found out while in oregon that i'm pregnant. shocked

So here's a question, how can this affect my fibro? I'm only about 8 weeks in and feel ok other than the fact that i'm tired all the time, will the weight gain and what not make my fibro totally hate me?

Again hi and I hope some one remembers me
"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested" - Francis Bacon
"I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder" - Unknown

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Diagnosed with: ADHD, Raynaud's Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Asthma, Hypoglycemia, heart murmur, knee caps that are too high, reoccurring kidney stones, multiple food allergies, multiple drug allergies, multiple environmental allergies, possible underlying arthritis

SmurfyShadow
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   Posted 8/6/2010 11:19 PM (GMT -7)   
A lot of researchers and doctors have conflicts of the effects of pregnancy and fibromyalgia. In 1997, there was only ONE study done with pregnant women. The study reported worseing fibromyalgia aka more flareups. It was also reported the symptoms remained more intense than normal til about 3 months after delivery. There is a greater chance for post partum depression. However, the babies were all healthy, full term and good birth wieght. Many doctors tend to think pregnancy actually lessens the symptoms. In theory, it could be due to ovarian hormone relaxin. During pregnancy, the relaxin increases times ten. It was also noticed that relaxin supplements helped the women to ease the symptoms. Breastfeeding is usually harder, but possible. There's usually a muscle pain.

There isnt a lot known on fibromyalgia, it is still being studied so keep that it mind. I have thought of having biological children, before the tumor showed, and studied up on it for my knowledge. I found out shortly after about the tumor, and that put all shots of trying down, because it is great danger to be on chemo to the unborn child.

You also want to watch what medications you use.

Hugssss girly, and congratulations!
 
Smurfy Shadow/Desirèe 
DX: Wegener's Disease, Migraines, Diabetese Type II, PCOS, Lactose Intolerant, Benign Heart Murmer, Depression, Asthma, Asperger's Syndrome, Necrotizing Gramultous Inflamation in eye, A.D.D., Acid Reflux, Tumor Behind the Eye, Carpal Tunnel, Fibromyolgia, Clasterphobic, Arthritis, Anxiety
Medications:  Tri Nessa, Percocet, Metformin, Prednisone, Cingulair, Albuterol, Pro-Air, Morphine, Rolaids, Zofran, Compuzeen, Refresh Plus Eye Drops, Percocet, Immuran, Alvesco, Allerga, Gabapentin, Visteral  PRN: Epi-Pen, Albuterol Nebulizer, Benedryl Undergoing Chemotherapy Taking Lorazepam (Ativan) For MRIs and Anxiety, Surpressed Immune Sytem

it's a new day
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 105
   Posted 8/7/2010 6:02 AM (GMT -7)   
I have a friend with fibro and she said that when she was pregnant she was pretty much symptom free. Being super tired the first semester is pretty normal. We'll pray for a symptome free pregnance and a healthy baby.

sotiredoffibro
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   Posted 8/7/2010 6:07 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Akin, Im too new to the boards to remember you, but just wanted to say welcome back. Sounds like you have had a roller coaster of a year. Congrats on the little one. The timing may be wrong for you but sometimes if you wait for the timing to be right it never happens so enjoy this little one as best you can. As far as how fibro will affect you during the pregnancy I have heard it goes both ways. Some women feel their best and others have a really hard time with it, so like with different meds pregancies are different for all of us. Keep us posted on how you are doing.
Gentle Hugs
Shirley
DX: Fibro, Gerds, COPD, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and Depression.
When I get where Im going dont cry for me down here. (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)

crazykitty
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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 4796
   Posted 8/7/2010 6:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Akina, Welcome back. I do remember you, congrats on the baby on the way. I really
don't know how this pregnancy will affect your fibro. How we tollerate everything is so
individual. Hoping you have a great doc who can help you through this. We are all here
for you, to help cheer you on every step of the way. Come back often to let us know how
you are feeling. We do care!

Hugs, Robin
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid.  OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements
 
 

puppylover
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 821
   Posted 8/7/2010 10:58 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi and congratulations on the baby. Although I was just dx'd last year I now am sure I've had fibro forever. I and the drs. just never connected all the problems I was having. During my last pregnancy I didn't have as much pain. I was tired but I also had 2 teenagers at the time who kind of kept me busy and stressed. The only problem that got worse was the numbness and tingling in my hands which I have had for almost 40 years. That lessened as soon as I had the baby, a healthy 9 and 1/2 lb. boy.

Sending hugs and joy to you.
Puppylover
 
Fibromyalgia, arthritis in spine and hips, IBS, Raynaud's syndrome, hypertension
 
On the eighth day God created Golden Retrievers.

AkinaChan
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Date Joined Oct 2009
Total Posts : 48
   Posted 8/8/2010 4:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for all the replies ^^ so far i haven't had much going on, oddly enough since this is my first ever pregnancy. my nausea is kinda there but not really and i'm actually not in a lot of pain. guess i'll have to see how it goes. i'll definitely do my best to keep every one posted on how i'm doing.
"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested" - Francis Bacon
"I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder" - Unknown

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Diagnosed with: ADHD, Raynaud's Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Asthma, Hypoglycemia, heart murmur, knee caps that are too high, reoccurring kidney stones, multiple food allergies, multiple drug allergies, multiple environmental allergies, possible underlying arthritis
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