Nausea and Fibromyalgia. Causes of Fibromyalgia Nausea

By admin  On April 10, 2018 In Uncategorized Leave a comment  By: Amanda Victor The truth is that everyone has experienced that sick feeling in the pit of their stomach. However, for the individual with fibro, it can be even worse. This nausea can last for just one day, for a week, or even for several months. Some individuals may find…

How Badly Fibromyalgia can Affect Your Cardiovascular System

By admin  On April 10, 2018 In Uncategorized Leave a comment    By: Wyatt Redd When you are diagnosed with the condition of fibromyalgia, you should be aware that your cardiovascular system will be significantly impacted. If your cardiovascular system isn’t properly working, you will be likely to have difficulty breathing, and your blood pressure will be all out of whack. Additionally,…

Fibromyalgia: “I am 41 years old and live in the body of an old man”

  By admin  On March 20, 2018 In Fibromyalgia Leave a comment  He’s always tired, and all the time he hurts. Patrick Schutz from Neuchâtel has fibromyalgia – an invisible condition that is not recognized by disability insurance. Pain, pain, nothing but pain: Patrick Schuts (41) from Neuchâtel has always the feeling that he has a flu – without fever, but with…

Melissa Swanson Interviews Being Fibro Mom Brandi Clevinger

Who is Brandi Clevinger? Brandi describes herself as “a follower of Christ, wife to an amazing, supportive husband, blessed mother to four sweet children, and fibromyalgia thriver. I am a Navy veteran living in my native state of South Carolina where I spend my days cherishing the time with my children as well as reading,…

The Anxiety Chart I Made to Help Others Understand My Anxiety

When someone brings up having anxiety, the most common reaction from the general crowd is that everyone has different issues in life. ONE JUST HAS TO BRAVE THROUGH IT ALL AND NOT LET THINGS GET TO THEM.  JUST TRY TO FOCUS ON TRYING TO BE CALM, OR THERE WILL BE WORSE THINGS IN LIFE, DO…

Being on Disability Does Not Mean I’m ‘Lazy’ or ‘Lucky’

By admin  On June 25, 2017 In Fibro, Uncategorized Tagged fibromyalgia Leave a comment  I have been told the following quotes recently after people finding out I’m on disability: 1. “You’re so lazy, you don’t do anything all day.” 2. “You’re so lucky to not have to work.” 3. “Man, I wish I had your problem.” I hear these on a regular basis. I…

25 Physical Symptoms of Chronic Pain (That Aren’t ‘Just’ Pain)

When you have a chronic pain condition, probably the most frustrating and debilitating symptom you experience is (obviously) pain. But what many healthy people may not realize is that chronic pain encompasses so much more than just pain. In addition to the major impact it can have on your lifestyle, abilities and day-to-day activities, chronic pain can also produce…

Fibromyalgia and Loneliness: How to Fight Isolation

Uncategorized   March 10, 2018 admin  0 Comments >By: Eric Patterson The Isolation and Loneliness of Fibromyalgia When you disconnect yourself from the outside world, you are building a reinforced wall around your life to block out all that would hurt you. But what if the measures you take to protect yourself are actually creating more damage? What if your wall stops…

10 Fast Fibro Facts to Help Spread Awareness

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month may not be until May, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make the most of every opportunity for people in the fibro community to share their stories and raise awareness of this often misunderstood illness. Sharing facts about fibromyalgia on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook can help educate the public about what it’s like to live with the…