5 Tips for Better Sleep With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be extremely debilitating and sleep often becomes a challenge. I have been officially diagnosed with fibromyalgia for about two years, but I have struggled with insomnia for most of my life. One of the main causes of sleep troubles in individuals with fibromyalgia is because as the brain begins to rest, it starts focusing on bodily pain. By…

What is fibromyalgia swelling and What Causes of Fibromyalgia Swelling?

By: Wyatt Redd Fibromyalgia swelling makes life difficult for a lot of sufferers. The pain and discomfort make daily tasks a challenge. Putting on shoes, or picking out an outfit, or even just getting around is harder with painful swelling in your hands or feet. But what causes the swelling? And how can you treat it? What…

Eight Signs Of Fibromyalgia Usually People Ignore . #2 is Quite Strange

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 million Americans ages 18 or older. Research has shown…

3 Myths About Living With Fibromyalgia — Debunked

Fibromyalgia is a complex condition characterized by chronic widespread pain and fatigue. As it’s a hidden disability, friends/family/colleagues often know little or nothing about it — it’s entirely up to the individual how much they let show. This can lead to some serious misunderstanding and labeling of people with fibromyalgia as lazy, unreliable, or miserable. As…

Someone With Fibromyalgia can Look ‘Able-Bodied’ But be in pain

It’s Time to Challenge Our Assumptions About Who Is ‘Able-Bodied’   I went for an appointment the other day. On arrival, a security guard at the entrance took my name and spoke into his radio that I had arrived. A message came through, “Does the client need me to come downstairs for the meeting?” Without…

When My Depression Seems Like Laziness to Others

Have you ever felt like everyone around you was living a full life? Not to say they are — or you are not — but I’ve found sometimes through my own pain it can seem like everyone else has nothing to fight off. I wake up every day with immense dread that I’m no longer asleep, or…

A Typical 24 Hours With Fibromyalgia

 Day in the Life With Fibromyalgia Symptoms Three years ago, my doctor said the F-word… that’s right, fibromyalgia. I ignored her. But for the last year I have been in constant pain and I find it really hard to focus on anything other than finding pain relief or finding a new treatment that might actually make…

FIBROMYALGIA IS DECLARED AS A NEW LONG TERM DISABILITY

After osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disease.However, it is difficult to choose the previous fibromyalgia because its symptoms fluctuate. This condition mainly affects women than men. It is characterized by pain in the body accompanied by stiffness and fatigue. According to Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, said…

FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain. Must Read Before Taking These Harmful Steroid

By admin  On December 13, 2017 In chronic, Fibromyalgia Leave a comment  by Elisabeth Leamy The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The alert says: “Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in rare but serious adverse events,…

The Mysterious Link Between COVID-19 and Sleep

The coronavirus can cause insomnia and long-term changes in our nervous systems. But sleep could also be a key to ending the pandemic. The newly discovered coronavirus had killed only a few dozen people when Feixiong Cheng started looking for a treatment. He knew time was of the essence: Cheng, a data analyst at the…