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Can't sleep, joint pain, overweight, muscle fatigue

By Anonymous October 17, 2016 - 10:12am
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Hi, thanks for listening. I'm post-menopausal and feel really crappy, LOL. When I exercise, the next day I feel like I've been beaten. It's like I aged 30 years just in the past five years. My doctor has poked at me for fibro-myalgia (nothing); found super mild inflammation from labwork, and I've also been told, well, it's age. I'm only 56. And I have injured myself in the past few years: disc bulge, sprained ankle, shoulder impingements ... I really do feel like I'm 76 or 86. All advice appreciated. I wish I could afford a holistic doctor, but can't :(, so I'm just trying to figure this out on my own.

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Thanks, Susan! This really helps, because I feel like the doctors are kinda ... unimpressed, LOL. Apparently the inflammation levels are below the lupus levels, but they did trigger a very small alert. So I'm getting labwork to retest (it's been a while) and asked for a Lyme test too.
I think I just got tired of dealing with it and going nowhere. I gave up for a while.
Mentally, I don't feel great because I don't feel good and don't sleep well. I don't think depression caused this, but I do think depression has been the result.
Yes, the weight must come off, argh.
Thanks for all your good thoughts, support, and ideas. I just signed up for the community (Sliver) and I think it will really help.
You've given me some great ideas!

October 17, 2016 - 1:03pm
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