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What Relieves Pain?

What Relieves Pain?

I live in constant pain and have for years. I wake up in pain...everything causes pain. Exercise actually helps.
I also take a pain killer in the am so I can get out of bed.

Ive tried everything from Gabapentin to acupuncture to opiods. All help some...but not that much.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I have found taking pain means make tired, more muscle aches. Lived 24 yrs. Last 5 yrs memory in question, did anyone have a MRI, if so did it show white plaque? Important!! I had alot, they crossover with MS, also found a tumor. All my symptoms followed MS, my Spondylist affect last two disc. Pain in leg and spastic colon. Memory loss comes and goes but that does with all my health issues, but stress makes them worse. Finding a way to calm down, mediate, quiet places does help.

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

@BonnieHayes yep your right, the treatments and meds and surgeries just dont work, you can read about it on here in about every case, I have tried them myself. Even the strongest opioid only increases the pain and causes us to need more. Pot works for pain and gives at least respite. Distracting the brain with study and other things does, but much harder to do. We all gotta find our way or just suffer with it, the way we have.Its Always our choice, Not the doctors. Hope you find it. Hope you dont let silly hangups stop you. The best to ya

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

yes it helps me. I got my Florida Medical Marijuana Card and buy from a licensed dispensary. πŸ˜ŽπŸ€—πŸ’

posted almost 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Hi, Same for me. Have had back pain for many many years. I'm 61 and the pain started slow in my 30's. In 2015 I developed a syst on the nerve on my spine. So very painful. Had a fusion on L2,3,4. 2017 had another fusion because L5 slipped. So I had another fusion, S1 and 2 I believe. Then they put screws on my pelvis. So its 2020 and I have to get another fusion on the 2 disc above the L2. It has been a long road with much pain. But I don't think I could have endured without the surgery's. I am in pain but it was tolerable until this dic slipped. I am not one to sit around, I try to walk 1 mile per day. I have to keep busy or I will go nuts! I am on opiates, gabapentin, muscle relaxer, and tylenol 2 times a day. I wait til I really need it. It helps some, but damn living like this sucks, but I'm trying to keep the faith. And I'm so hoping this surgery will give me some kind of quality of life. Hang in there all I feel for all of you.😷 stay safe.

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

@A MySpondylitisTeam Member, yep all garbage, try 2 liq gel advil before you get up, then you can take 2 more 12 hrs later. Your pain is inflammation, advil is an anti-inflammatory so is Omega 3, saurkraut, Ginkgo Biloba. Tomatoes and other food cause more inflammation. Treat the problem not the effects. Keep a slow walk, especially alone in Nature,like a park or lake. All my best to ya.

posted about 1 year ago
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