50 Everyday Tasks, and What They Feel Like for a Person With Chronic Illness

By:Candida Reece It seems to be rather hard sometimes for some people to understand, or remember, that literally every action you take as someone with a chronic condition can be harder than it would be for the average person. Just about all chronic illnesses can cause pain, nausea, fatigue and/or many other symptoms. My last piece…

Are You Having Fibromyalgia Eye Problems

Fibromyalgia is a type of chronic pain disorder that can lead to physical and mental suffering. It could affect a lot of people and is usually prevalent among women. Fibromyalgia has strong effects on one’s nervous system, and it could also affect your vision too.  Fibromyalgia eye problems is one aspect of fibromyalgia which is…

Five Common ‘No No’s’ for People With Fibromyalgia

By Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. Dear Readers, Here are five common “no no’s” people mistakenly do when trying to manage fibromyalgia. Do any sound like you? 1. Exercising too much or too little Fibromyalgia reflects an energy crisis in your body, so you can only exercise to a certain point. Beyond that, you get what is called…

Tired & Achy? Natural Fibromyalgia Treatment Options

Chronic pain affects millions of people in the United States. According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, fibromyalgia affects an estimated 10 million people in the U.S. and approximately 3 percent to 6 percent of the global population. (1)  Researchers estimate that somewhere between 75 percent and 90 percent of all of those with fibromyalgia are women….

People with fibromyalgia have inflammation of the brain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The causes of the difficult-to-treat pain syndrome fibromyalgia are largely unknown. Using PET brain imaging, researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Massachusetts General Hospital have now shown that glial cells – the central nervous system’s immune cells – are activated in the brains of patients with fibromyalgia. The finding has been published…

200+ Major and Minor Symptoms of Fibromyalgia You are unintentionally Ignoring

Fibromyalgia is classified as a syndrome so people will have some of these symptoms. No two people will be the same (this cause people a lot of confusion). 1. Activity level decreased to less than 50% of pre-illness activity level 2. Cold hands and feet (extremities) 3. Cough 4. Craving carbohydrates 5. Delayed reaction to…

New vaccine for fibromyalgia treatment that actually work

If someone could give you a vaccine that would cure your fibromyalgia, would you do it? That may sound like a dream, but it’s closer to reality than you might think. Los Angeles-based biomedical firm EpicGenetics and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers are seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a clinical trial…

6 Aspects of Fibromyalgia Doctors Don’t Share

  By: Brandy Hend Chronic, widespread pain, muscle spasms and weakness, migraines, morning stiffness, sensitivity to touch, insomnia, and brain fog are recognizable symptoms of fibromyalgia. But these are not the only struggles associated with the syndrome. Here are 6 aspects of chronic illness the doctors don’t share with you. Shame Being diagnosed with a…

33 Woman Claims Drinking Her Own Pee Cured her Fibromyalgia

33 Woman Claims Drinking Her Own Pee Cured her Fibromyalgia   By:John Sousa Yoga instructor Kayleigh Oakley claims that drinking her own urine has cured her of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and Hashimoto’s disease. Oakley, 33, drinks half a pint of her own pee every morning before dabbing some on her skin, which she claims has…

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