For the husband whose wife has fibromyalgia and chronic disease

Dear Partner, Well, here we are, not only life as I know changed, unfortunately yours too! Now we’re on a new trip, it’s not fun, it’s not exciting, but rather a mountain climbing trip with lots of pit stops and detours ahead. So here are some things you should know when undertaking this trip that can make…

How humidity affects patients with fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is primarily known for the pain, fatigue and discomfort it causes a person, and several factors can increase the risk of having it or increase pain. Many patients have reported that being exposed to different types of weather makes them feel more pain. Por ejemplo, estar afuera en un día soleado, o si está lloviendo,…

How nerve damage plays a role in fibromyalgia. Recent study

By: Lisa Martin In a recent study of patients suffering from fibromyalgia, almost half of the patients had moderate to severe damage to their skin cells. Damage to the nerve caused nerve fibers has been considered small fiber polyneuropathy or SFPN. Small fiber polyneuropathy is caused by some specific medical conditions. Currently, there is no known…

The difference between being tired and having chronic fatigue

Over the years, my friends and family have stopped asking me how I am. This is because every time, the answer will invariably be “tired”. I mean, why are you lying about it? There is no way to avoid the fact that I look tired. The bags under my eyes have bags. I walk like a woman who has…

72 The symptoms of fibromyalgia (You will not be able to believe) Do not miss reading

You have probably read about the symptoms of fibromyalgia, such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and wide-bodied. Those little lists do not even begin to describe our experience! I mounted this “monster list” of more than 60 symptoms to let you know that you are  not alone! The list is an…

FATIGUE IN FIBROMYALGIA IS NOT A SIMPLE NORMAL TIREDNESS

The fatigue experienced when you have fibromyalgia goes beyond “normal tiredness,” according to a recent publication in the journal BMC – Musculo-skeletal disorders. The researchers wanted to understand in greater detail the fatigue that occurs in fibromyalgia and the impact it has on our lives. After conducting a series of interviews, they analyzed the results and…

Can Bacterial infections Cause Fibromyalgia?

We don’t know much about fibromyalgia. But from what we do know, it’s obvious that it’s a very complicated condition. Most people with the condition can remember a time when they first started noticing the symptoms of fibromyalgia. And while it’s fairly rare to find people who have exactly the same story, many people with fibromyalgia…

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month 2018

May is Fibromyalgia Awareness month, and in recognition, we’ve put together a list of some of our most popular articles about various fibromyalgia symptoms and some of the resources available. We’ve also included some of our most popular posts from the past year. Fibromyalgia is a seriously misunderstood disease, mainly because, as you know, many sufferers…

FIBROMYALGIA IS DECLARED AS A NEW LONG-TERM DISABILITY

After osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disease. However, it is difficult to choose the previous fibromyalgia because its symptoms fluctuate. This condition affects mainly women than men. It is characterized by pain in the body accompanied by stiffness and fatigue. According to Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, he…

Severe Back Pain and Fibromyalgia : How to Get Relief

By Madeline R. Vann, MPH Medically Reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH When you have fibromyalgia, it may seem as if you just can’t get a break from the pain — which may include an aching back. As many as two-thirds of people with chronic low back pain also have fibromyalgia. Looking at the numbers from the other…