8 common triggers that lead to fibromyalgia

While the exact cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown, it is clear that certain events can trigger fibromyalgia. Often, an experience that involves a lot of physical or emotional stress leads to fibromyalgia. Knowing what triggered your chronic pain could give you an advantage to improve your condition. Some of the common trigger events include … Fibro Trigger…

A Surprising Relationship between Fibromyalgia and Thyroids

Roughly twenty million people in the United States are diagnosed with hypothyroidism, and of those, a large percentage end up being diagnosed with fibromyalgia as well. Both of the conditions have many similar symptoms, such as fatigue, depression, anxiety, and muscle and joint soreness and pain. This is one reason why it is extremely difficult…

I am getting Worn Down Due to Fibromyalgia

Having a chronic illness such as fibromyalgia really does take its toll on you, especially when you have a ton of other stuff along with it like me. It waxes and wanes but it never goes away, at least it doesn’t for me. Right now I must say it’s as bad as it has ever…

The new Netflix documentary by Lady Gaga is a cry for people suffering from chronic pain

While Little Monsters everywhere has been regretting   the recent tweet from La  dy Gaga announcing the postponement of the European stage of their Joanne world tour, I have rejoiced. Let me tell you why. The aforementioned Twitter bomb came with a statement in tandem that Germanotta has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic disease characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, mental…

22 ‘Shameful symptoms’ of fibromyalgia that we do not talk about

If you live with a chronic illness such as fibromyalgia, you may be too familiar with the frustrating and undesirable symptoms it can cause. Although there is no reason to be ashamed of any symptoms or side effects you experience, it can still be embarrassing when the brain fog makes you forget what you were saying…

Do you lose strength in your hands? Fibromyalgia sufferers do

A common feature that most fibromyalgia sufferers present is a diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is usually accompanied by morning joint stiffness, paresthesias in the hands and feet, ie tingling sensation and numbness, sleep disturbances and above all a feeling of tiredness and fatigue that accompanies them…

Fibromyalgia and Bruising: Effects of an Invisible Disease

    Does Fibromyalgia Cause Bruising? Some days are better than others for sufferers of fibromyalgia. The not-so-good days can make you feel like you’ve been beaten black and blue. The slightest touch, handshake, hug or squeeze can be excruciating — leaving you sore, achy and shying away from contact with those you love. One…

Why ‘Joanne’ Made Me Cry When Lady Gaga Opened Up About Her Fibromyalgia

Why ‘Joanne’ Made Me Cry When Lady Gaga Opened Up About Her Fibromyalgia When Lady Gaga first published pictures alluding to her chronic pain on her Instagram, I felt a warm feeling inside. I recognized myself in her tired face. When a few months later, the trailer for her documentary came out, and the first images depicting…

Gutiérrez proposes to recognize fibromyalgia as a chronic disease.

Those who suffer from the disease can not perform almost 25% of daily tasks. In the month of the awareness of rheumatic diseases, Deputy Livio Gutiérrez, dependent of the Ministry of Health, named in our province fibromyalgia as a chronic disease and provides coverage for patients suffering from this disease, according to the benefits granted…

Lady Gaga’s Comments On PTSD & Fibromyalgia in ‘Vogue’ Raise Awareness About The Link Between These Two Disorders

Lady Gaga’s October Vogue cover gave the star a platform to discuss her battle withfibromyalgia, and how it’s linked to her PTSD diagnosis — raising important awareness around how the the two conditions intersect. Lady Gaga told Vogue that she suffers from chronic and severe nerve pain initially caused by her sexual assault at age 19, that then worsened over time…

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