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ME Association monthly poll: Effective forms of pain management

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Andy, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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  2. Valentijn

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    B12 injections and being careful with my muscle use :p
     
  3. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm with @Valentijn on being careful with muscle use. I reminded myself how much this matters recently by doing too much of a jigsaw puzzle in one sitting (20 minutes instead of my usual 5 minutes). All that arm movement increased my arm, shoulder and neck muscle pain horribly for a couple of days.

    And they don't have a category for 'I can't use most pain killers because they give me horrible side effects'. Or, 'my doctor wouldn't give me opiates if I asked'.

    But it's a good idea for a survey. I just won't be filling it in.

    Edit: Changed my mind. Said nothing is effective, since that's actually my experience.
     
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  4. TiredSam

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    Lying down and waiting 12-48 hours until it stops. Nothing else works.
     

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