Why Is Fibromyalgia Mistaken As Hypochondria?

For a long time now, some medical experts consider fibromyalgia as a psychosomatic condition. As such fibromyalgia is often mistaken as hypochondria. However, recent studies have proven that the symptoms of fibromyalgia are real. They are as real as the case of other medical illnesses out there. Why Are Fibromyalgia Patients Mistaken As Hypochondriacs? Why…

What are your eating habits? By Shel Fibromyalgia Magazine.

What are your eating habits? By Shel Bowden This is an extract from this months Fibromyalgia Magazine. Eating habits are often talked about on our Facebook group UK Fibromyalgia, with some members eating more than they should but other members can’t eat at all so this month we asked the group “What are your eating…

What is Costochondritis ? What is Link Between Fibromyalgia and Costochondritis

Today, tens of millions of people across the globe suffer from fibromyalgia.  Many of these people develop fibromyalgia in the middle of their lives, but many more develop it as a teenager or as a young adult.  Most of the people who do suffer from fibromyalgia are women. Anyone who suffers from fibromyalgia knows of…

What family members of those who have fibromyalgia need to know

This post is aimed at relatives and the close circle that surrounds people with fibromyalgia. Although Fibromyalgia is not noticeable, it is very real. Many people think that a person is not really sick unless they look sick. When you have fibromyalgia, the person can be full of health (on the outside), but inside a procession of…

I’m A Doctor With Fibromyalgia. Here’s What I Wish People Understood About It

Fibromyalgia, a widely misunderstood illness, confuses and frustrates both patients and doctors alike. I know because I’ve seen it from both sides—as both a physician and a woman with the illness myself. This common chronic disease is characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and brain fog. It’s estimated that 5 million Americans currently suffer from the disorder,…

For the husband whose wife has fibromyalgia and chronic disease

Dear Partner, Well, here we are, not only life as I know changed, unfortunately yours too! We are now on a new journey, it is not fun, it is not exciting, but rather a mountain climbing trip with many pit stops and detours ahead. So here are some things you should know when undertaking this trip that…

Century-Old Vaccine Gives New Hope To Fibromyalgia Community

By Donna Gregory Burch 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…

Childhood Trauma and Stress Leads to Fibromyalgia – Dr David Brady

Traumatic experiences and stressors in childhood have historically been overlooked as predisposing factors in the development of various chronic pain disorders and psychiatric conditions, including fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and chronic fatigue syndrome. However, the tide is turning as research is revealing a significant correlation between childhood trauma and…

14 Reasons Why Coconut Milk Is Good For Fibromyalgia Sufferers

By Angie. I’ve never liked eating coconut. It’s a texture thing for me. There’s something about the kinda crunchy but kinda not strings of pulp that get caught in your teeth that grosses me out. But drinking it is another story! I love the taste of it, especially in a cold Pina Colada on a hot…

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