Fibromyalgia at Different Ages: Same Condition, Different Challenges

Fibromyalgia at Different Ages: Same Condition, Different Challenges While the underlying disease may be broadly similar, fibromyalgia can affect people differently across the age spectrum. By Quinn PhillipsMedically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD Julianne Davis, Robin Dix, and Kiley Reitano developed fibromyalgia at different ages and stages of life.Photos Courtesy of Julianne Davis, Robin Dix, and…

It’s Not Fibromyalgia. Most Likely You are Not Aware

I stood in my closet this morning, looking around as though I’d never been there. I couldn’t remember what I was doing, why, or what I should do next. So I stood still, waiting for it to come to me. Moments before I had been violently panting like a wild animal, bent over in pain…

8 Signs Of Fibromyalgia Most People Miss

8 Signs Of Fibromyalgia Most People Miss BY, David Wolfe. Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread pain, among other symptoms. It can cause significant pain and fatigue, interfering with a person’s ability to carry out their daily activities. While the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, it’s estimated that it affects 5…

Having Fibromyalgia and Faith

Having Faith Despite Fibromyalgia I am of the opinion that an important aspect of healing, regardless of what the ailment is, is faith. What exactly is faith? Many would associate that word with religion. One dictionary defines it as “strong belief or trust in someone or something; belief in the existence of God; strong religious…

Stopped Dead In My Tracks – Living With Fibro Flare-ups

Stopped Dead In My Tracks – Living With Fibro Flare-ups    by Starla Rich Fibro Flare-Ups Years ago a friend of my little brother’s was barreling along on his 10 speed bike with the sun shining in his face and wind blowing through his hair when BAM! Out of nowhere the front wheel locked up, throwing…

Fibromyalgia and Paresthesia: Treatment of Paresthesia Related to Fibro?

A Look at Fibromyalgia and Paresthesia Paresthesia is a condition that results in a burning sensation, tingling, prickling, or even numbness. This condition often occurs in the hands and extremities of the body. The symptoms associated with this condition can vary in severity from mild to very severe. Depending on the reason paresthesia is present,…

Fibro Guilt – The Pain You Feel In Your Heart

Fibro Guilt – The Pain You Feel In Your Heart Fibro Guilt It was 15 years ago, but the memory is still as fresh as if it was yesterday. My body started experiencing pains I had never felt and my level of fatigue was worse than when I had been pregnant with my son; life…

Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Digestion Problems

Fibromyalgia and Digestion As if muscle pain and tissue tenderness weren’t enough, many fibromyalgia patients must also put up with a variety of digestive problems on a daily basis. The pain and discomfort can get so bad you don’t know where to begin to find relief, and you may simply give up on a comfortable lifestyle….

What is Costochondritis? Link Between Fibromyalgia and Costochondritis

What is Costochondritis? Link Between Fibromyalgia and Costochondritis BY JULIA NELSON 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…

Evidence of Nerve Damage in About Half of Fibromyalgia Patients

Evidence of Nerve Damage in About Half of Fibromyalgia Patients BY JULIA NELSON Summary:About half of a small group of patients with fibromyalgia — a common syndrome that causes chronic pain and other symptoms — was found to have damage to nerve fibers in their skin and other evidence of a disease called small-fiber polyneuropathy (SFPN)….

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