Fibromyalgia, the Optic Nerve, and Neuro-degeneration

Are the eyes the window to whatever’s going wrong with the brain in fibromyalgia? Research published in 2015 and 2016 suggests that it just might be. Fibromyalgia is widely believed to be a condition of the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal column. It also includes the eyes and the structures that help our…

Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

The new research compared a small group of people with fibromyalgia to two groups of healthy people and noted that a long-term measure of blood sugar levels was higher in the people with fibromyalgia. Insulin resistance develops when the body starts to struggle with breaking down sugar.To see if treating those higher blood sugar levels might help, the researchers…

My mom has fibromyalgia. Reading this made me cry for her

Yet, chronic pain and chronic illnesses are often invisible. In many cases there are no casts, visible rashes or runny nose involved. Chronic pain sufferers often appear “normal,” perhaps only a bit more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic headaches for four-and-a-half years and from chronic hip pain for two-and-a-half years. Often I looked…

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain

Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels. Researchers came to believe that the root cause of pain in fibromyalgia does not stem from the brain. This finding contradicts the old beliefs and myths that were said about fibromyalgia. It was once thought that this was just an imaginary disease and it had no…

Fibromyalgia, Listens Noises, Sounds, Buzzes, That Others Do not Hear. Why?

Tinnitus is the medical term for “hearing”  noises in the ears when there are no external sounds. The sounds you hear may be soft or loud and may sound like  whistling, blowing, roaring, buzzing, wheezing, whispering or chirping. One may even think you are listening to  the air escape, running water, the inside of a marine snail , or musical notes. Considerations Tinnitus…

Hot water exercise for the relief of pain due to fibromyalgia?

Possible benefits and how to start ??? Exercise is a double sword when you have fibromyalgia, it can help you feel better but, on the other hand, it can also make you worse. You would think it’s possible, so it’s a game of intensity and duration. Both must be adapted to your individual level of…

5 Severe Diseases Associated With Fibromyalgia. Probably You are not Aware

Fibromyalgia presents an exclusive medical mystery: Its symptoms are so universal; it’s both under diagnosed and misdiagnosed for comparable problems. “Fibromyalgia is a disorder of the central nervous system that causes widespread pain,” “Most frequently people with this long-term sickness are exhausted, have sleep problems, and are overwhelmed with tenderness throughout the body, particularly in…

Chocolate and Fibromyalgia – Surprising Health Benefits

Did you know that dark chocolate helps to improve blood pressure and blood flow? Because it improves blood flow to the brain, it can improve memory and mental clarity. It contains powerful antioxidants that help with the negative effects of free radicals. Dark chocolate also has been shown to have high levels of some of…

Fibromyalgia and Stroke – Whats the difference between them

Fibromyalgia is a tough disease to cope with. It mainly takes years for a diagnosis and when you are told that you have fibromyalgia, you might be faced with cynicism from people at work, from your family or from your communal society. It is a disease that has no ultimate cure adding to the challenges…

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