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Diagnosed with fibromyalgia . Have weakness, sleep apnea. On anxiety medicine. Hand is tremors. Suggestions?

i was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2006 and parkinsons in 2009, i am now experiencing severe weakness, muscle pain and balance problem also had sleep apnea that was cured. i am depressed and presently taking blood pressure and anxiety medicine plus sinemet. i also have right hand tremors. mykidney function is only 53% i cant take medicines that affects my kidney function. what do you think ic thecause of all these malady, pleae help.
Thu, 22 Aug 2013
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Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

All your symptoms in the given description are attributed to Fibromyalgia & Parkinsonism.

The Non-Pharmacological management of Fibromyalgia includes -
• Dietary supplements: antioxidants (Juice Plus+), coenzyme Q10, ginkgo biloba, valerian root, S-adenosyl-methionine (SAM-e), vitamin B complex
• Manual therapy: chiropractic, osteopathic manipulation,
physical therapy, myofascial release therapy, massage therapy,
reflexology, Reiki
• Trigger point injections
• Acupuncture
• Pain management: epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, cryoanalgesia, implanted neurostimulator device, morphine pump
• Spiritual and mind-body: virtual reality therapy, guided
imagery, hypnotherapy, spiritual healing, meditation
• Mind-body relaxation: yoga, tai chi
• Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), ultrasound,
TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
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