Urticaria and Fibromyalgia

FIBROMYALGIA Written By: Wyatt Redd Fibromyalgia seems to come with an almost unending list of additional side effects. From chronic itching to frequent urination, it seems like the fresh miseries of fibromyalgia never end. And in case you were looking for a new side effect to add to your list, how about urticaria. Urticaria, commonly called hives,…

Lipomas and Fibromyalgia: What you Need to Know

Lipomas and Fibromyalgia: What you Need to Know Written By: Holly Case Lipomas are lumps of fat on the surface of your skin. They’re more common in people with fibromyalgia. They certainly look alarming but they’re actually benign. What causes these strange-looking lumps and why are they more common in fibromyalgia patients? Here’s what you need…

Are Tender Points Still Used to Diagnose Fibromyalgia?

Written By: Holly Case Fibromyalgia is a complicated illness. It’s not a disease that can be seen on x-rays or ultrasound and much of the symptoms are self-reported by patients. What doctors know about fibromyalgia continues to change and adapt with time. When doctors came up with the initial diagnostic criteria in 1990, the standards used…

5 Strategies for Coping With Fibromyalgia Fatigue

Fighting Fibromyalgia Fatigue Coping with fatigue is one of the most difficult things to do. Most people naturally think that if you’re tired, then you rest and presto — everything is better. Unfortunately, fatigue (known as extreme or excessive tiredness) isn’t fixed by a quick rest. In fact, we can sleep for days and still not…

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Muscle Spasms? And What Can You Do About Them?

Fibromyalgia and Muscle Spasms Fibromyalgia is a pain. It not only causes pain all throughout the body, but it also produces different types of pain. The most commonly seen types of pain with fibromyalgia are: Hyperalgesia – pain amplification Allodynia – pain to the touch Painful paresthesia – painful nerve sensations But our pain does…

How Fibromyalgia is Affected by Weather Changes – And What You Can Do

The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Weather It is not uncommon to hear someone with arthritis claiming their knee or hip can predict the weather better than a meteorologist. They always know in advance when a cold front or a rainstorm are moving in, with an almost scary accuracy. What about those of us with fibromyalgia?…

EXCELLENT COMBINATION OF THESE TWO DRUGS TO FIGHT FIBROMYALGIA PAIN

Summary: A more effective way of treating fibromyalgia, a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain typically accompanied by fatigue, as well as sleep, mood and memory problems has been discovered by a researcher Queen’s University researcher Ian Gilron has uncovered a more effective way of treating fibromyalgia, a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread…

The Difference Between Brain Fog and Forgetfulness

S.E. Carson The Difference Between Brain Fog and Forgetfulness Chronic Illness Our community talks about chronic illness with compassion and without judgment. Really? I’m dedicating an entire post to brain fog? Yup. Because after I go through all the technical explanations about my (insert whichever chronic illness I am trying to describe here), brain fog — more than anything…

How Being an Empath With a Chronic Illness Has Made Me a Liar

Christin Benson How Being an Empath With a Chronic Illness Has Made Me a Liar Chiari Malformation We’re a community that supports each other by sharing our experiences. I’m an empath. In general, I consider my ability to be finely tuned in to others’ mental or emotional states nothing short of a super power. I…

What You Need To Know About Fibromyalgia Spider Veins

BY JULIA NELSON  Generally, females aging above 50 years old becomes the victim of the spider veins. Moreover, fibromyalgia sufferers go through a great battle in tolerating fibromyalgia spider veins. Spider veins are distended veins that develop near the skin. They’re commonly visible in the legs and are detected very easily. Veins create a web-like blue…

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