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I was prescribed Robaxin for back problems. It's a muscle relaxer. I have stayed away from them as long as I can but the pain I'm in is severe and no one prescribes real pain killers anymore it seems. So I took a part of one pill, not even half. I can't focus to read as well and I went to the store...Hppd is worse again. I can't believe it's my mind playing tricks on me. It's not the worst it 's gotten but I'm so tired after all these years.

Muscle relaxers? Has this happened to anyone else?

I usually just tough it out (physical problems) but sometimes you can't. I'm unable to exercise or run now too because of the injuries I have.

So yeah. That's great...I took zanaflex no problem. I can't get another script for that one in my new location.

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Thanks for the reply, Boogres. It calmed me a bit in believing mine might return as well. So glad to hear it did for you. As far as injuries, the radiologist who read my report wants me to have an MRI (possible stress fracture with additional bulging disk problems). This sounds dramatic, but I grew up in gymnastics and I continued on my own into adult-hood (uh, more like into about 5 months ago I could still tumble. Haha.) and I think it's finally caught up with me. I was seriously convinced it never had to. :blink: I have other health issues, but until recently was doing well despite that.

I have had HPPD since the magical year of 1998. Seems to be the year for some of us on here anyway. 14 years. I try to think very little about it( which is why I'm on and off of here so often) and mostly I'm unbothered by it, but this took me by surprise tonight. Not much changes baseline for me anymore (I drink the sh**out of coffee, alcohol doesn't do anything it but I rarely any now, and most antibiotics/prescribed meds don't turn it up either).

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Yeah, it decreased slowly over a five year time span from its onset (from mushrooms) to a barely noticeable baseline. It stayed that way, then worsened after the 5th year considerably with a bad reaction to a medication (Flagy-allergy) and stress. No one knows for sure why and I'll probably never pinpoint an exact value, either. I have always had DP/DR ever since I can recall, but it was markedly increased with the onset of HPPD. That too has waxed and waned over the years, with the peak being at the onset of the disorder and again after that 5 year mark. I'm wanting to avoid that again.

Are you a suffering with both as well?

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Yup, both, although i consider my hppd symptoms to be mild in comparison, and my DPDR came about 8 months after HPPD. That is pretty bad, my body hurts alot, im pretty fatigued, and my thought process has severely been altered, but im confident ill get better, it doesnt affect me much emotionally on most days.

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