The Scariest Part of Having Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a scary condition to have, and the pain is unpredictable. While I pretty much have pain all the time, I’ve been able to get to a place where it’s mild to nonexistent. The episodes where I’m bed-ridden come less frequently because of this routine of morning nature walks, afternoon strength and cardio training,…

Serotonin’s Effect on Blood Vessels in Fibromyalgia

  We hear a lot about low serotonin in fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), and it’s usually in relation to its function as a neurotransmitter (chemical messenger in the brain.) However, serotonin is also busy all over the rest of your body as a hormone. Body-wide serotonin dysregulation is believed to be a…

16 Ways to Imagine What Fibromyalgia Disorder Feels Like

16 Ways to Imagine What Fibromyalgia Disorder Feels Like 1. “Imagine the worst sickness, fatigue and pain and your head is in a deep fog where it made you think to go to the hospital. Now imagine feeling like that every day and knowing if you go to the hospital they will likely find nothing wrong…

Lymphoma or Fibromyalgia: Is it Possible to be Misdiagnosed?

  Conditions are often mistaken for fibromyalgia when, in actuality, the problem is lymphoma. Read more of the following article to learn more about lymphoma and fibromyalgia. If you are concerned about your condition or believe to have received a misdiagnosis, please reach out to a doctor you trust. What is Lymphoma? According to the American…

IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Anyone with fibromyalgia knows that there are hundreds of treatments that address the varied symptoms of fibro. It is because there are so many different ways that the disorder manifests itself, with so many different symptoms. Addressing each symptom can lead to a plethora of treatments. There is a newer treatment that seems to help…

New Research Says Physical Pain Is Directly Connected To Emotional Stress And Trauma

New studies have found that the source of your chronic pain may very well be caused by stress and emotional trauma and not a physical injury. Chronic pain is characterized by physical pain that lasts longer than the natural healing process would normally take. People who have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are at highest risk. You’re probably…

Causes and Treatment Options of 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…

Cannabis Oil Capsules May Be Best Treatment For Fibromyalgia

Treatment For Fibromyalgia Treatment For Fibromyalgia much like treatments for any and all disease., often starts with the management of symptoms. With this disorder, the symptoms create a string of tender points along the body. Coupling this with extreme fatigue and an inability to sleep and you have a concoction for a drastically poor quality…

Fibromyalgia Increases Your Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

One of the worst things about fibromyalgia is that it often makes it hard to exercise. The physical pain and fatigue mean that too often, people who suffer from the condition find themselves stuck in bed. As a result, people with fibromyalgia often struggle with controlling their weight. And not only can that increase the amount of…

Invisible Disabilities: Just Because you Can’t see it Doesn’t Mean it’s not Real

Have you ever heard diseases like fibromyalgia called an “invisible disability?” Essentially, invisible disabilities are conditions that can’t be seen but still have serious effects on your ability to live a normal life. The term makes a distinction between conditions like cerebral palsy, where the effects of the disability are often noticeable, and conditions like fibromyalgia….

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