Please, do not roll your eyes when I tell you that I have fibromyalgia

I usually do not tell people that I have  fibromyalgia  because this admission is usually accompanied by the eye turning. Fibromyalgia is a unique disease in which many people, including doctors, believe that we are inventing it. In your mind, fibromyalgia does not exist. Everything is in our heads. We need advice, or we are looking for drugs. People who live…

49 Fibromyalgia Symptoms – Anyone with muscle pain should read this

In America, between three and six million people, or one in every fifty, suffer from fibromyalgia, a syndrome characterized by debilitating pain throughout the body without any obvious cause. Although people often improve over time, it is often something they will have to face for life. If you have chronic muscle pain, however, it does not…

Melatonin Supplements May Help Treat Fibromyalgia by Aiding Mitochondria

Melatonin, an antioxidant, may be beneficial in treating imbalances  in the mitochondria of people with fibromyalgia, a complication known as mitochondrial dysfunction, a study in rats with fibromyalgia-like chronic pain symptoms reports. The study, “Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Skeletal Muscle of a Fibromyalgia Model: The Potential Benefits of Melatonin,” was published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Fibromyalgia…

‘Our Pain Is Invisible But We’re Not’

By Kristen Mascia Consider for a moment the womenin your life who regularly grit their teeth through pain. Your old college roommate who was knocked flat by migraines. The friend who cancels plans because of her nightmarish cramps from fibroids. The running buddy whose relentless backaches have sidelined her from your weekly jogs. Women are taught…

What It Means When I Say I’m Having a ‘Bad Pain Day’

By:Christiana Ares-Christian My family, friends, and students know that I have “bad pain days.” On what I call “bad pain days,” the things that I can do are limited and my pain is at its worst. However, there is really so much more to it than that. My pain sets off a cascade of effects that…

Pourquoi la fibromyalgie provoque-t-elle des douleurs au cou?

Faire face à la fibromyalgie La fibromyalgie est une douleur au cou, littéralement. Bien qu’il soit connu pour causer de la douleur dans tout le corps, la douleur au cou due à la fibromyalgie semble être une plainte commune pour de nombreuses personnes. Y a-t-il une raison pour laquelle notre cou est plus sensible à la…

Why does fibromyalgia cause neck pain?

Coping with neck pain fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, literally. While it is known to cause pain throughout the body, neck pain from fibromyalgia seems to be a common complaint for many people. Is there any reason why our necks are more susceptible to pain? If that is the case, what can we do…

What Aloe Vera Does In Your Body: Why Egyptians Called It The Plant Of Immortality

Known to the Egyptians as the plant of immortality and to Native Americans as the wand of heaven, aloe vera comes with a wide array of amazing healing properties — some of which you may already know about. You might even have your own aloe vera plant in your home for those small emergencies like scrapes, cuts, and burns, but did…

Do you lose strength in your hands? Fibromyalgia sufferers do

A common feature that most people with fibromyalgia presents is a diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is often accompanied by morning stiffness, numbness in the hands and feet, ie tingling and numbness, sleep disturbances and above all a feeling of fatigue and fatigue that accompanies them throughout the…

Against Depression: Fewer Medications, More Spirituality and Exercise, Psychiatrist Says

The prescription, at first glance unorthodox for a psychiatrist, is from Dr. Jorge Jaber, a post-graduate professor in psychiatry at PUC-Rio and a chemistry graduate from Harvard Medical School. It celebrates the evolution of medications for patients using antipsychotics (patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, for example), but warns of the worrying abuse of diazepines…

“Brazilians develop apparatus that promises to relieve the pain of fibromyalgia “

“Patients suffering from the pain caused by fibromyalgia will have, as of August, a new treatment to relieve the symptoms of the disease. Instead of appealing to analgesics, anti-inflammatories and antidepressants, patients may undergo sessions on a photodynamic therapy device. It simultaneously emits low intensity laser and therapeutic ultrasound. Light applications are done directly on…

Fibromyalgia: What’s Your Gut Got to Do With It?

Research suggests that this chronic pain disorder may be connected to digestive health. Certain dietary changes might help alleviate fibromyalgia symptoms. By Kate Jackson Medically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, Phd If you have fibromyalgia and also experience digestive issues, your gut problems may be more than a coincidence. “There’s a definite correlation between gut health and fibromyalgia,”…

People with fibromyalgia like those who have fibromyalgia understand them

A friend told me that she heard some comments from her colleague about another partner who failed because of the side effects of a new medication to treat fibromyalgia     (post-orthostatic hypotension or dizziness after it was created too quickly). . As he carried her on a stretcher, his words were,      “No one can be so sick.” In what seemed…

Fibromyalgia and cardiac muscle: Fibro pain or heart attack?

If you have had this experience before, you will know that the symptoms around fibromyalgia and the heart can be very scary. Fibromyalgia seems to come with every imaginable pain, including chest pain. Many will go to the emergency room at least once because they think they have a heart attack. This is more likely to happen…

How Arthritis Attacks Your Feet and 11 Ways to Cure Arthritis Pain in Your Foot

If you live with arthritis, you are likely to feel the painful effects on your feet. “The feet are tremendously affected by arthritis,” says Vinicius Domingues, MD, a rheumatologist in Daytona Beach, Florida, and medical advisor to CreakyJoints. In fact, osteoarthritis (OA), the most common type of arthritis, affects the feet of one in six people…

Letter of apology from a doctor to patients with fibromyalgia

By Amanda Shelley I have excuses to do. I would like to apologize to all the patients I saw in my years of emergency care work who had chronic pain due to fibromyalgia or an autoimmune disease. I would like to apologize for not knowing, understanding and, in some cases, not even believing what is…

The mystery of fibromyalgia was solved: researchers find the main source of pain in blood vessels

Do you suffer from chronic fatigue and muscle pain?  You may have fibromyalgia. It is estimated that 5 million American adults suffer from this condition. Of these adults, 90 percent of the victims are women. Unfortunately, this chronic disease can be extremely difficult to treat. The researchers originally thought that the symptoms were only in the patient’s mind. Because of…

Stress is the biggest problem in people affected by fibromyalgia!

Everyone is under stress in their lives. Stress is something everyone knows and is considered part of life. You can not have enough money, problems with marriage or children, etc. It could be anything. People with fibromyalgia have a high level of stress. Everyone knows about stress that is a silent killer. The symptoms and side effects of stress can…