New to this forum - have found pain relief!!

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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 12/16/2008 4:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi,  I am new to this forum.  I've just come to tell you of something that is really working for me re pain relief.
A bit of background about me.  I have had lupus for about ten years now and have just lived with the pain because I had to give up anti-inflammatories due to the degeneration of my stomach lining (probably due to constant use).
I bought myself a magni-wool magnetic underlay in a half hearted attempt at helping with the intense pain  that I live with in my knees, feet, elbow, hands, wrist and various other wandering pain areas.
Since I have been sleeping on this underlay I have had no pain in my knees or anywhere else!  (I couldn't walk up or down stairs without pain).
I am no longer as stiff in the mornings and feel much, much better!!!
I pray that it works for all lupus sufferers and highly recommend you try it. 

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Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 5514
   Posted 12/16/2008 6:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kiwitoo!
Wow, that is fantastic!  Any recommendation for pain relief is taken seriously here!  Actually, the folks in the Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain forums would likely be interested in this too.
I started using a memory foam mattress cover about a month ago.  It's done wonders for me too. No cure, but I'm sleeping more comfortably. 
I've heard that magnets work well for a lot of conditions. Thanks for letting us know!
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13

34 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. Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, Didrocal, Cozaar, Zoloft, Neurontin, calcium, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus

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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 16
   Posted 12/16/2008 6:25 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks Ginny.  I have just read your post below about your fybro.   I know what you mean about extremely long flares!!  I also have a memory foam pillow which stopped all the stiff necks I was regularly getting.  The memory foam mattress sounds great!!  I will take your advice and post on the Fybro and chronic pain boards as well about the magnetic underlay.



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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 233
   Posted 12/17/2008 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Kiwitoo,

Actually I replied to you on the fibro forum, but thought that I would post here too.  I have worn magnets for many years and have found that I get a great deal of relief from them.  They even help with the stiffness I get from my arthritis.  I wish more people would be open minded enough to give them a try.

Gentle hugs,
Fibro, Osteoporosis, OA, RA, DDD, IBS, Vertigo, Tinnitus, Carpel Tunnel, Epilepsy, TMJ,  Hypothyroidism, Familial Tremors, Spasms, Neuropathy, Trigeminal neuralgia, heel spurs

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