My Symptoms Were Dismissed By Doctors for Over 3 Years—Until I Was Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia

mbg ContributorBy Shannon KaiserOur editors have independently chosen the products listed on this page. If you purchase something mentioned in this article, we may earn a small commission.July 23, 2022 — 10:00 AMShare on:While some health issues are visible to the outside world, many people face chronic conditions that don’t have externally visible signs or symptoms—also…

FIBROMYALGIA IS DECLARED AS A NEW LONG TERM DISABILITY

After osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disease.However, it is difficult to choose the previous fibromyalgia because its symptoms fluctuate. This condition mainly affects women than men. It is characterized by pain in the body accompanied by stiffness and fatigue. According to Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, said…

Fibromyalgia Shoulder Pain

Fibromyalgia Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain and fibromyalgia Being the most mobile joint in the body, the shoulder can sure do a lot of things for us, like lifting, reaching, and supporting our good posture. The problem is that with all of that mobility, and wear over time, we can end up having fibromyalgia shoulder pain…

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…

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