The Harsh Reality of Living Alone With Chronic Illness

The word “can’t” isn’t in my vocabulary – but it should be. I get told I’m negative when I say I don’t think I can do something, and get called self-destructive when I push to do something others say I’m not able to do. But the reality of living alone with chronic illness is there are a…

To Anyone Grieving the Loss of Who They Were Before Fibromyalgia

By: Jennifer Yant About three weeks into my diagnosis of fibromyalgia, I felt like my symptoms were so much worse than they were before. I was in a lot of pain and my thoughts were in total chaos. Not that I hadn’t felt this way before, it just really seemed to be ramping up. I think…

Young people reported worse fibromyalgia symptoms

Author: Rida Hassan Fibromyalgia is referred to as a worse chronic pain condition due to which a person’s muscles and tissues have painful tenderness and achiness. It can be showed up in the age between 20 to 30s, but most people can have this condition later in life.  Moderate to severe pain can arise in…

5 Common Causes of Fibromyalgia Flares

As anyone with fibromyalgia knows, there are times when symptoms are more acute and intense than normal. These times are commonly known as fibromyalgia flares (or flare-ups). Fibromyalgia flares can last can last anywhere from one day to several weeks at a time and often have a trigger associated with them. Understanding the common triggers of…

33 Surprising Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia. Some Of Them We Never Notice

By; Paige Wyant Editor’s note: Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health, please consult a doctor or medical professional. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness most commonly known for causing widespread pain, fatigue and brain fog. However, the disease is complex – it can cause a multitude of symptoms and is often accompanied by comorbid conditions, such as irritable…

Fibromyalgia Pain Symptoms AT Last Stage That Cause Many Health Risks

Fibromyalgia is a bewildering and largely misunderstood disorder characterized by widespread pain and tenderness accompanied by fatigue, sleep problems, memory issues, and gastrointestinal concerns. Because the array of possible symptoms is so extensive (and there remains no clear consensus on how to diagnose the disorder), many feel lost as to what is affecting them and what to…

What sleeping is like when you have fibromyalgia

Sleep is defined by Merriam Webster as: The natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored Sleep is defined by a fibromyalgia sufferer as: A period of time you lay uncomfortably conscious in bed, totally exhausted but unable to rest and restore Fibromyalgia is a funny (okay, cruel and…

Fibromyalgia may trigger Nausea and Vomiting

Between 40 and 70 percent of fibromyalgia sufferers experience symptoms of both chronic nausea and vomiting, almost anything can trigger nausea for fibromyalgia sufferers. Triggers for fibromyalgia vary from person to person. Maintaining a log of activities, meals, sleep times and duration, and symptoms of fibromyalgia may help to identify particular triggers. It’s no wonder…

21 Natural Solutions for Fibromyalgia

21 Natural Solutions for Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by chronic pain and fatigue.  3-5% of the population suffers with this condition with over 80% being women.  This is one of the fastest growing disabling conditions in the US.   There are not any specific lab tests or definitive markers for the diagnosis.  Instead…

Fibromyalgia Can Mask Chronic Inflammatory Disease of the Spine and Pelvis, Study Suggests

Fibromyalgia symptoms can mask the presence of chronic inflammatory disease affecting the joints of the pelvis and spine, according to new research. The study, titled “Prevalence of Axial Spondyloarthritis Among Patients With Fibromyalgia: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study With Application of the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis International Society Classification Criteria,” was published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research. It highlights the…

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