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…

Shortness of breath and breathing difficulties in fibromyalgia

Shortness of breath (dyspnea) and breathing problems are a common symptom in people with fibromyalgia, in fact, it reports that more than half of patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome develop a pattern of breathing disorders Respiratory disorders usually cause a wide range of alarming symptoms, including mental confusion, dizziness, irritability, chest pain, numbness…

How Humidity affect Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is mostly known for the pain, fatigue and discomfort it causes a person, and several factors can increase the risk of having it or increase the pain. Many patients have reported that being exposed to different kinds of weather makes them feel more pain. For example, being outside on a sunny day, or if…

To the Husband Whose Wife Has a Fibro & Chronic Illness

Dear partner, Well, here we are, not only has life as I know it changed, unfortunately so has yours! We are now on a new journey, not a fun one, not an exciting one, but more of a mountain climbing journey with many pit stops and detours ahead. So here are a few things you…

How Are Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome Different?

Two overlapping chronic pain conditions showing similar symptoms are myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. If these conditions are ever confused, they could be treated as only one single condition, and the pain lingering from the other condition is not addressed; therefore, it is key to seek guidance from a pain management physician. Those are real…

Small Fiber Neuropathy in Fibromyalgia and CFS

Can small fiber neuropathy (SFN) mimic fibromyalgia?   Can small fiber neuropathy (SFN) mimic fibromyalgia?  The simple answer is yes, but it’s more complicated. So why does a rheumatologist care about small fiber neuropathy?  The answer is very simple.  Many people get referred to a rheumatologist for fibromyalgia, which is a disease that causes widespread…

Fibromyalgia Causes

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain throughout your body. It also leads to fatigue, sleep issues, and other symptoms. People with this condition are more sensitive to pain than those without the condition. Fibromyalgia is one of the most common chronic pain conditions in the world. It affects about 10 million people in…

Everything You Need to Know About Fibromyalgia

What is fibromyalgia, and is it real? Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder. It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue. Symptoms like these are considered subjective, meaning they can’t be determined or measured by tests. Because its symptoms are subjective and there isn’t a clear…

“7 Things to Avoid if You’ve Been Labeled With Fibromyalgia

By:Dr. David Clark Now, to begin with, one of the things we’re gonna be talking about is the seven things you should avoid if you’ve been labeled with fibromyalgia or if you have fibromyalgia symptoms. You may have noticed that I didn’t say diagnosed, I said, “labeled.” And here’s why I say that. The “diagnosis”…

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