this is so interesting. when i read your first post and your symtoms, i thought you may have fibromyalgia. i am exactly as you. i was dx 2 yrs ago. now i am wondering if it could be a vitamin def. for me. I am going to the pharmacy first thing in the morning and buying some b12. well, maybe i need to get my doctor to check it-i dont know
Yeah you'd be surprised how often it's something as simple as this but doctors are just so ill-informed on B12, a woman near where i live was diagnosed with MS for years but as soon as she got the B12 shots her hair grew back and everything just massively improved, in UK a petition had to be put before parliament so they understand what we go through and change rules so people don't end up massively under treated, if anyone reading this is also having a lot of seemingly unrelated symptoms then just try B12 because i can guarantee a load of people here will be cured by it.
Have been taking the B12 for six days now, and no noticable difference, however I have noticed a new symptom. Do not have a clue as to how long it has been this way, but have noticed a numbness to an area above my right ankle, a patch directly above and leading in toward the middle part of the front of my foot. Very weird, the left side is fine so far (many of my symptoms happen to both sides of my body) but I will mention it to my doctor.
I was also reading a little about B12, and notice that when they sell B12 in oral form (pill or capsule) then they recommend that you take it with food. But from what I have learned there would be extreemly little to no effect at all by taking it this way, which poses the question, why on earth do they bother selling it at all??? Money I guess, which just makes me shake my head.
You take the pill with food because it just goes in your stomach to boost the amount that goes through naturally, but since i can't absorb it like that it is pointless, so i take the lozenges which i hold under the tongue untill absorbed which is usually 20-30 minutes because it absorbs directly into the blood stream.
Are you on Birth control pills?
I had very similar symptoms while on the pill.
Many emergency room visits and doctors appointments turned up nothing.
I now believe I suffered from estrogen dominance as a result of taking BCP. Since stopping the pill I'm so much better. Estrogen dominance can also accure during pre-menopause and peri-menapause.
I hope you feel better soon.
I had very similar symptoms. Many test and Doctors appointments turned up nothing.
I was however on the birth control pills. I believe I was suffering from estrogen dominance. Estrogen dominance can also occur during pre-menapause and peri-menapause. Since I stopped taking Birth control pills I feel so much better. There is a book called "what your doctor won't tell you about menopause"
I fond it very helpful I'm only 27, But hormones affect our bodies at all ages.
Hope you find some answers.