‘Chronic Pain Is No Joke’: Lady Gaga On Her Fight With Fibromyalgia

By Devika Menon In an interview recently with Vogue, Lady Gaga opened up about how hard it was to live with Fibromyalgia, a condition that affects the nervous system and causes pain throughout the body. “I get so irritated with people who don’t believe fibromyalgia is real,” the singer said. “For me, and I think for many…

Famous People Having Fibromyalgia

BY STELLA JONES · Basics of Fibromyalgia This disease affects the brain of a person.The disorder causes the central nervous system to become oversensitive to pain impulses from various parts of the body. The disease causes chronic and widespread pain all over the body that cannot be related to a single physiological cause. The most frequent complaint of…

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

  Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that affects about 3 to 6 percent of the general population. Though it’s still not well understood, fibromyalgia seems to be caused in large part due to an overly active nervous system that keeps you in fight-or-flight mode. Your system isn’t designed to stay “keyed up” like this for long amounts of…

Fibromyalgia Neck Pain

As with many other common symptoms, fibromyalgia neck pain can really be frustrating. I know, I say it often…fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and stiffness and can affect nearly any part of the body, but neck pain is still one of the more noticeable symptoms. We use our neck muscles for hundreds of small daily activities, including…

Patient with Down’s syndrome dies as hospital leaves him without food for 20 days

Patient with Down’s syndrome dies as hospital leaves him without food for 20 days Guiseppe Ulleri died after 20 days without food, an inquest heard (Image: PA) A man with Down’s syndrome died after 20 days in a hospital bed without food, an inquest heard. The family of Giuseppe “Joe” Ulleri, 61, condemned the ­“fragmented”…

Fibromyalgia is now considered a life-long disorder of the central nervous system

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, but still widely misunderstood, it is now considered a lifelong disorder of the central nervous system that is responsible for the increase in pain that is triggered by the body. who suffer Daniel Clauw, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, analyzed…

What You Need To Know About Fibromyalgia Swelling

Fibromyalgia swelling is also a common symptom of the chronic pain syndrome. Swelling often occurs in the hands and feet thereby causing a confusion with arthritis. Fibromyalgia and Arthritis Swelling in the hands and feet is the main reason why fibromyalgia and arthritis are sometimes confused with one another. However, swelling in each of the medical…

Common misconceptions about fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a common health condition marked by widespread sensitivity and pain in the muscle and joints. For many people diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the pain and tenderness is constant, but the severity changes from time to time. The symptoms of fibromyalgia were first described in the early 1800s when the condition was called “muscular rheumatism,” but fibromyalgia is still…

The nervous system and brain in fibromyalgia

BY STELLA JONES · Fibromyalgia is a neurological syndrome instead of a rheumatologic syndrome. So, we can say that while still in a mystery, it is finally recognized that the root cause of FMS is not based on joint or other tissues but in the nervous system. It also means that the center of understanding and managing…

Is fibromyalgia worse in women?

Fibromyalgia is more common in women than men, who may experience symptoms differently. For example, women tend to report higher levels of pain, and they often have additional symptoms, such as heavy or painful menstruation. Fibromyalgia symptoms vary from person to person. Some describe the pain as sharp and shooting, while others report a dull ache….

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