Andrea Minnies UnderstandingFibromyalgia

Having been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia (FMS), along with several other painful & quite annoying conditions over a decade ago, has changed my life so completely in not just a medical way, but a personal way, as well. One of those other conditions is Severe Vertigo (SV), which when the 2 combine, it can make for an even more horrible day, because aside from being in intense pain over my entire body from the FMS, but with the SV, sometimes just lifting my head up off the pillow can cause my whole world to spin, which in & of itself is a horrible experience, but combined with a FMS flare up, it can make both even worse.. Additionally, there are times when I'm experiencing a vertigo flare~up, it can make me nauseous, which occasionally will only make me vomit once or twice. However, there are times when it brings upon an episode of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS), which is when I start vomiting uncontrollably up to & even beyond the point of dry heaves. A cause for CVS has yet to be determined & unfortunately, to date, there is no known cure.

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