21 Things Doctors Don’t Tell People About Fibromyalgia

When you are diagnosed with any chronic illness, a good doctor should tell you about the symptoms, inform you of the prognosis and offer ideas for treatment or management of the condition. However, fibromyalgia was formally recognized only a few decades ago, and many doctors are still unfamiliar with the illness and how to treat it. Furthermore, it…

10 true causes of fibromyalgia that your doctor will never tell you about

   By:Daneen Akers It may be just an estimated number but experts say that according to their calculations, fibromyalgia affects one in every 50 people – that is 6 million people worldwide at the moment. The condition is severe with symptoms ranging from chronic muscle and bone pain to constant fatigue, brain fog, cognitive problems,…

Why Service Dogs for Fibromyalgia are the Best Thing to Happen

By Jerome Chiaro We recently asked Becca Mason some questions about service dogs. What type of diseases can service dogs help? They assist people who have a variety of disabilities. Like people wheelchairs, people with diabetes, autism, PTSD, seizures, asthma, people with ms, fibromyalgia, food allergies, pain disorders, narcolepsy, Alzheimer’s, memory disorders and mobility problems, and that’s…

Lady Gaga’s Not Afraid to Show the World Her Chronic Pain in New Netflix Documentary

Lady Gaga has confirmed that her chronic pain is caused by fibromyalgia. In Lady Gaga’s upcoming Netflix documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” viewers will get a glimpse of Gaga’s life away from the spotlight — including her struggles with chronic pain. While promoting the documentary, Gaga opened up about why she included these difficult scenes in the film and the support she hopes her fellow…

Fibromyalgia: What You Need To Know About “Muscle Knots” or Trigger Points

  If you hurt all over and feel worn out, you may have stress on muscle fibers what leads to the formation of Trigger Points in muscles innervated by sciatic nerve. Trigger points may also manifest as tension headache, tinnitus, temporomandibular joint pain, decreased range of motion in the legs, and back pain. These symptoms are very similar to Fibromyalgia…

What’s the Worst Case of Fibromyalgia?

Have you ever wondered what the absolute worst case of fibromyalgia would be? After all, it’s a disease that affects everyone differently. And it makes sense that some people are affected by it more severely than others. So what would be the worst case of fibromyalgia? How severely could it affect your life? And what could…

Panic Disorder and Fibromyalgia. How to Manage?

   By:Wyatt Redd When we talk about fibromyalgia, we usually focus on the physical symptoms. And that makes sense, the physical symptoms are so severe that they can completely change your life. Not to mention that any time we talk about medical conditions, we like to focus on the obvious things. What symptoms does it cause? Is…

How Are Hemochromatosis and Fibromyalgia Related?

Since you’re here, you’ve likely been looking into fibromyalgia and whether or not it is the cause of the issues that you may be dealing with on a regular basis. That being said, it’s important for you to know whether or not your symptoms could be caused by any number of other diseases. Even though…

Evidence of Nerve Damage in About Half of Fibromyalgia Patients

Summary:About half of a small group of patients with fibromyalgia — a common syndrome that causes chronic pain and other symptoms — was found to have damage to nerve fibers in their skin and other evidence of a disease called small-fiber polyneuropathy (SFPN). Unlike fibromyalgia, SFPN has a clear pathology and is known to be…

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…

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