6 Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience. Rare symptoms of fibromyalgia…

Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you’re already in constant pain is to…

7 Reasons Fibro People Avoid Talking On The Phone

Have you come to hate talking on the telephone since you’ve had fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? It’s a common thing for us, with people frequently saying they have an especially hard time focusing on phone conversations. So why is this? It hasn’t been studied, but several factors could contribute to this problem: When you’re on the phone,…

Oxygen Chamber Therapy: A New Treatment for Fibromyalgia

For those who are just now hearing about fibromyalgia, this is not by any means a new disease. However, it has been getting more and more attention lately. Why? Due to the number of people that are being diagnosed with this. It is becoming something that is more common than people realize. In fact, many…

Swelling and Fibromyalgia: How Fibromyalgia Swelling Hurts

Osteoarthritis is the most common musculoskeletal condition, followed by fibromyalgia. More often than not, fibromyalgia is misunderstood and misdiagnosed. Characteristics of this disorder/condition include muscle and joint pain/tingling, fatigue, and many other symptoms. Quite often, individuals who have fibromyalgia also experience social isolation and depression. Many also experience both swelling and fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is very difficult…

13 Causes Of Fibromyalgia Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About. #9 is Really Surprising

Not until very long ago, most doctors would shrug and prescript some analgesics when someone came to them showing symptoms of Fibromyalgia. Even worse, sometimes they considered it to be the same thing as depression (or at least a form of it) and they prescribed treatment only for that particular set of symptoms. Nowadays though,…

What Every Fibromyalgia Sufferer Ought to Know About Taking a Shower

For most people who don’t live with chronic pain conditions, a shower in the morning helps them feel refreshed, fully awake and ready for the day. Unfortunately, this isn’t the experience that many fibromyalgia sufferers have. It seems like such a small thing, but when you’re living with this condition, even taking a morning shower…

What is Myofascial Pain Syndrome and How it is affiliated with Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome often go together. Because of the frequent overlap and some similar symptoms, they’re often mistaken for the same condition and, as a result, people with both are sometimes only diagnosed with and treated for one. That’s a real problem, for three major reasons: they require different treatment MPS’s trigger points can…

How Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affiliated with Fibromyalgia

One of the worst things about living with fibromyalgia is the way it seems to lead to so many other conditions. People with fibromyalgia are more likely to experience everything from heartburn to restless leg syndrome. And one of the conditions that people with fibromyalgia frequently end up experiencing is trouble with the digestive tract, like when they…

29 UNEXPECTED WARNING SIGNS OF FIBROMYALGIA. MANY OF THEM WILL NEVER ACHIEVE

Fibromyalgia is a disease that is recognized by all medical organizations (and the World Health Organization since 1992). Its prevalence is without doubt higher in women. Today fibromyalgia is a challenge for science and medicine because the clinical profile and the symptoms can be very broad, ranging from chronic musculoskeletal pain in irritable bowel disorders of…

ULTIMATELY FIBROMYALGIA HAS BEEN CONSIDERED AS A LIFELONG CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDER

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is responsible for amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it. Daniel Clauw, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, University of Michigan, analyzed the neurological…

17 of the Worst Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and How People Deal With Them

Fibromyalgia manifests itself in different ways for different patients, but most can agree that all the symptoms are life-altering. It’s not always clear how (or if) they can be treated, and the physical challenges can all too easily turn into emotional challenges as the things you used to do become more and more difficult. We asked our…

43 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia – Anyone With Muscle Pain Should Read This

In America, between three and six million people, or one in every fifty, suffer from Fibromyalgia, a syndrome characterized by debilitating pain experienced all over the body with no obvious cause. Though often people do improve over time, it is often something that they will have to deal with for their entire lives. (1) If…