27 Real Symptoms of Fibromyalgia That Aren’t Just In Your Head

  Fibromyalgia is a widespread chronic pain syndrome that occurs mostly in women 20 to 50 years old. The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases estimates that five million people in the U.S. suffer from fibromyalgia. Even though it’s so wide-spread, the cause of fibromyalgia is still unclear, and fibromyalgia symptoms can be just as varied…

What Causes Fibromyalgia Itching?

Are you losing your mind from scratching an itch that just won’t go away? It could be your scalp, the back of your neck or behind your ears, legs or feet, and even a finger. And let’s not forget the unmentionables as well! It’s that itch or feeling of bugs crawling on you, sometimes tingling,…

The relation of shoulder pain and fibromyalgia

A pain in the muscles and joints in the shoulder area is often called shoulder pain. Usually, in tissues and bones in the shoulder, this pain originates. Most often, you feel this pain when you are doing some physical activity and move your arms. Rest of the time, you might feel a nonstop pain in…

Effects of Spine Treatment on Fibromyalgia

Spine therapy procedures have been found to be very little effective for individuals having severe back pain that is similar to the effects caused by fibromyalgia. Epidural steroid injections for spine treatment have proved to be modestly effective as a treatment for the disorder. Almost 42 percent of people were found to have fibromyalgia that…

May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month

  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…

Lyme Disease: A Cause of Fibromyalgia. Most Probably You Are Not Aware

  by Holtorf Medical Group Fibromyalgia: a condition that has confounded many doctors and is still known as a mysterious condition. This “mystery” may be getting a little clearer! New research is showing that Fibromyaglia may be caused by another, underlying condition. Fibromyalgia is the name given to the mysterious illness typically characterized by widespread muscle…

How efficient could be Neurontin for Fibromyalgia?

Some medical conditions seem to be odd and mysterious just like fibromyalgia. It is a harsh reality that this condition is difficult to diagnose and cure, as we don’t know the causes of this condition and also don’t know how to stop it. More than 5 million people in the US are suffering from fibromyalgia….

84 Possible Fibromyalgia Symptoms

84 Possible Fibromyalgia Symptoms Of those who respect fibromyalgia as a legitimate medical condition, most of them associate chronic wide spread pain as the primary symptom. Some also recognized chronic fatigue and fibro fog as additional symptoms. But what many do not realize or appreciate about fibromyalgia is that there are more than 82 symptoms that go…

When a Radiology Technician Told Me ‘It Must Be Nice’ to Miss Work

Snide remarks started before I was even diagnosed. I had just consumed 32 ounces of chalky barium contrast, and was concentrating on trying to relax my stomach while the radiology technician inserted the contrast IV into my left arm. I knew what the CT scan was for. I knew that we were checking for signs…

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