Physical Therapy Needs to Be More Inclusive of People With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Physical Therapy Needs to Be More Inclusive of People With Fibromyalgia Sarah Hauer  •  Follow Last year, I did a few months of physical therapy sessions for fibromyalgia pain. It helped significantly, but I only got from once a week to twice a week before my script for it ran out. My therapist and…

Accepting My Pain and My Cane as a Young Woman With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Accepting My Pain and My Cane as a Young Woman With Fibromyalgia Mariana Solarte Caicedo  •  Follow I’ve had fibromyalgia for four, almost five years now. After a couple of months, or the first year, I started having debilitating symptoms. I was very stressed out, and it was a very cold, rainy season where I live….

My Fight Versus Fibromyalgia Includes Using My Mind

By Melissa Reynolds. Editor’s Note—Everyone’s journey vs. chronic pain is unique, and the National Pain Report likes to find patients who are finding some individual success and are willing to share with our audience. Here’s another example: Meditation is one of my favorite ways to manage the chronic pain and fatigue that come with the…

New Findings on Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Not every person with CRPS or fibromyalgia experiences bodily changes and enhanced sensory sensitivity. By Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan Individuals with fibromyalgia (FM) and/or complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) reported more pain triggers and intensifiers, pain-related diagnoses, depression, anxiety, somatic symptoms, and bodily changes than both patients with other pain conditions and pain-free controls, in a new…

Your Wife Has Chronic Fatigue? Here Are 22 Ways to Support Her.

Chronic Illness Your Wife Has Chronic Fatigue? Here Are 22 Ways to Support Her. Paige Wyant   If you have a partner, spouse or loved one in your life with chronic fatigue, it can be difficult to understand exactly what they’re going through unless you’ve experienced it yourself. They likely require much more time sleeping or…

16 Honest Photos of the ‘Embarrassing’ Sides of Fibromyalgia We Don’t Talk About

Fibromyalgia 16 Honest Photos of the ‘Embarrassing’ Sides of Fibromyalgia We Don’t Talk About Paige Wyant  •    When you live with a chronic condition like fibromyalgia, oftentimes there can be some frustrating, undesirable and “embarrassing” symptoms that accompany your illness. Although there’s no reason to feel ashamed of any symptoms or side effects you experience,…

20 Products People With Fibromyalgia Swear By

Fibromyalgia 20 Products People With Fibromyalgia Swear 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. Prices and product availability are accurate as of publication. When you struggle daily with the pain, fatigue and brain fog…

GenFo Releases 2020 Guide for Fibromyalgia Sufferers to Get Medical Cannabis Cards

By Staff. GenFo has announced the release of its 2018 Ultimate State-by-State Guide to Getting Medical Marijuana Approval for Fibromyalgia guide, which provides detailed information on how fibromyalgia can apply for medical marijuana cards. Citing data from a National Pain Foundation survey (which was conducted by National Pain Report), Genfo noted that 62% of fibromyalgia sufferers reported cannabis as…

Fibromyalgia and Childhood Abuse: Is There A Link?

Fibromyalgia and Childhood Abuse: Is There A Link?   By Staff.   A new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine has shown that women Veterans being treated for fibromyalgia exhibit high rates of childhood abuse. With female Veterans representing a growing segment of the VA population, standardized screening for military sexual trauma (MST) and post-traumatic…

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