Hi everyone I just wanted to introduce myself to you all. I have been dealing with chronic pain for a year now. It started just in my head & neck area and I was diagnosed with TMJ after having a root canal...the dentist popped my jaw during the procedure. The last few months I started getting pain in my abdominal area but didn't have time to get it check out as it came on only a few weeks before my wedding (July 8th) Ever since then I have had this pain which has slowly spread across my back and my chest aches. I get very sore legs and arms at times too, my muscles just ache and ache. I have daily constant headahces too. My mom has had psoriatic-rheumatoid arthritis for 12 years. All her brothers and sisters and mother have one from of arth. The aunt I am closest to has Fibro and her son was diagnosed at age 22 (which is my age now) with rheumatoid arthritis, he is now 28. After months of seeing my doctor she thinks based on my pain and family history that I do have Fibro. The last 2 weeks I have not been able to get to sleep until 3 or 4 am then then will only sleep 3 or 4 hours. I have been given a perscrption of Amitriptylene starting with 10mg each night for 3-4 nights and then to increase to 20mg if I do ok on 10. I knew that I must have Fibro just given my family history but it is a huge thing to come to terms with just given my age alone. It is nice to finally have a face to my pain though. I hope I can gain some insight here. Looking forward to chatting with everyone. P.s. Nanjee, glad to see you here as well! This is TattooGirl from our TMJ site.