MAY 12 IS THE INTERNATIONAL FIBROMYALGIA AWARENESS DAY!

May 12 is International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day! In addition to my lupus, I also have fibromyalgia. One of my best friends has recently been diagnosed with it. I love it. I think even though I know a little bit about pain and fibro, I can not help her accept this diagnosis. I saw her suffer emotionally and physically. I saw…

The risk of dizziness and falls in fibromyalgia

By Adrienne Dellwo  In fibromyalgia, dizziness, lack of balance and falls are common complaints. For some people, they are a minor annoyance that arises on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and cause regular injuries. The fall, and especially the frequent fall, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you already have a…

Dry eyes and mouth due to fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is generally characterized by generalized pain, fatigue, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, inability to get a good night’s sleep, waking up tired and stiff and developing cognitive disorders that include lack of concentration and clumsiness, dizziness, etc. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic and long-lasting condition that has no cure. About 10 million people are currently diagnosed…

Fibromyalgia, Listens Noises, Sounds, Buzzes, That Others Do not Hear. Why?

Tinnitus is the medical term for “hearing” noises in the ears when there are no external sounds. The sounds you hear may be soft or loud and may sound like  whistling, blowing, roaring, buzzing, wheezing, whispering or squeaking . One may even think that he is listening to  the escape of air, running water, the interior of a marine snail, or musical…

Common medical conditions related to fibromyalgia.

People with fibromyalgia are more likely than others in the general population to have other chronic conditions. But doctors still have to discover why fibromyalgia often coexists with other diseases, which is known as “comorbidity.” Patients with fibromyalgia often have migraines, autoimmune diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. Having multiple conditions of overlap is…

13 triggers that can make your fibromyalgia worse

Sometimes life with fibromyalgia can feel like navigating through a minefield. There is an endless amount of “mines” that can aggravate your symptoms, which causes your fibromyalgia to become inflamed. You should proceed with caution, since even a misstep can have an impact on you for days while trying to recover from the pain or damage caused….

Fibromyalgia and loneliness: how to fight against isolation

When you disconnect from the outside world, you are building a reinforced wall around your life to block everything that would hurt you. But what happens if the measures you take to protect yourself are creating more damage? What happens if your wall stops the entry of the positives as much as it stops the negatives? More…

Fibromyalgia: a disconcerting and painful condition

You have probably heard about fibromyalgia, but you may not know what it is.Fibromyalgia is a long-term (chronic) pain condition that affects 5 million or more Americans age 18 and older. For unknown reasons, most people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women, although men and boys may also be affected. People with certain disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis…

Why do people with fibromyalgia heal more slowly than others?

Fibromyalgia and slow healing wounds Who among us did not have a simple scratch or scratch on his skin? They heal quickly, right? Well, if you’re like me and many others with fibromyalgia, you find that it does not heal as fast as it should. Before we delve into why this is so, we must first understand…

7 diseases associated with fibromyalgia. You probably do not know.

10 Almost millions of people with fibromyalgia suffer from body pain, fatigue, insomnia and cognitive and fibrotic problems, including fog. Unfortunately, people with sensitive fibromyalgia, plus the general population, are contracted for other conditions. If you have fibromyalgia, here are other health problems that may occur in time. Major migraines also have fibromyalgia or migraine. Tension headaches. An alteration…

Dizziness, balance and falls during fibromyalgia outbreaks

In fibromyalgia, dizziness, lack of balance and falls are common complaints. For some people, they are a minor annoyance that arises on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and cause regular injuries. The fall, and especially the frequent fall, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you already have a constant pain is…

The best shoe for people with fibromyalgia.

If you have fibromyalgia, you know how painful it can be. The list of possible problems associated with fibromyalgia is long and can lead to generalized pain, chronic pain, increased sensitivity, increased sensitivity to pain, stiffness, numbness, tingling, fatigue, headache, anxiety and even depression. Good shoes can not solve all these problems. However, they can help relieve…