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Fibro brain fog...Tx? Suggestions?
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Dr. Chad Boomershine
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Savella (milnacipran) is proven
Savella, (milnacipran) one of the fda approved fibromyalgia treatments, has been shown in research to improve cognitive function as well as fatigue.
However, it doesn't work for everyone. Stimulants medicines, like ritalin, are often used if patients fail savella (milnacipran). If you sleep is poor, improving your sleep quality can also help. If you are overweight, snore and tired during the day you might have sleep apnea.

In brief: Savella (milnacipran) is proven
Savella, (milnacipran) one of the fda approved fibromyalgia treatments, has been shown in research to improve cognitive function as well as fatigue.
However, it doesn't work for everyone. Stimulants medicines, like ritalin, are often used if patients fail savella (milnacipran). If you sleep is poor, improving your sleep quality can also help. If you are overweight, snore and tired during the day you might have sleep apnea.
Dr. Chad Boomershine
Dr. Chad Boomershine
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Dr. Julia Pewitt Kinder
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise!
You are not alone; many of us experience "brain fog!" I have found that the best solution is exercise.
Even just 5 minutes of lifting free weights in your living room or doing situps can help. Crank up your favorite music for motivation! often when we are tired/sluggish our brains are saying we need to increase activity, not to rest more as many believe.

In brief: Exercise!
You are not alone; many of us experience "brain fog!" I have found that the best solution is exercise.
Even just 5 minutes of lifting free weights in your living room or doing situps can help. Crank up your favorite music for motivation! often when we are tired/sluggish our brains are saying we need to increase activity, not to rest more as many believe.
Dr. Julia Pewitt Kinder
Dr. Julia Pewitt Kinder
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Glutamine
L-glutamine removes brain fog take 1gm three times a day.

In brief: Glutamine
L-glutamine removes brain fog take 1gm three times a day.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
In brief: Sleep
? Therapy for "fibro fog" in female who uses 105 mg of oxycodone/day.

In brief: Sleep
? Therapy for "fibro fog" in female who uses 105 mg of oxycodone/day.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
I have interviewed and examined countless patients with sleep disturbance who have taken prescription soporifics (including Ambien) and at other times Cannabis. These patients commonly reported that synthetic medications had undesirable side effects and dependency issues which they had not experienced with Cannabis. Night-long and refreshing sleep absent hangover effects were usual description.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Patients should use Cannabis only under the supervision of a Cannabis Medical Consultant, and only in states where Cannabis is legal. Topical Cannabis salves do not generate psychotropic effects & relieve soft tissue pain.
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