How Fibromyalgia Affects Men

Often thought of as a ‘woman’s disease,’ fibromyalgia can attack men differently. Men may also have a tougher time getting diagnose Fibromyalgia can be especially hard on men.“Men are expected to ‘suck it up and tough it out,’” one man noted in a survey on the ailment published earlier this month. In fact, men may wait years,…

6 Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Image: michaeljung/Shutterstock Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience. Rare symptoms…

Breathing Troubles with Fibromyalgia. What Should You Do When You Have it

By admin  On September 4, 2018 In Uncategorized Tagged fibro Leave a comment  Uncategorized  BY WYATT REDD We’ve all had that moment where our breath was taken away for one reason or another. Whether we were participating in hard physical activity or we fell and “got the wind knocked out of us,” it’s definitely always a shock when it becomes difficult to breathe. Unfortunately,…

The Seven Stages of Fibromyalgia, I have on 4 stage. what is your stage ?

Stage 1 You started experiencing pain and fatigue more than before, you’re not sure what is going on but you hurt and you are tired. You can hold a job, you can make it through your day, but you know something isn’t right… so it’s something you’re going to start researching. Stage 2 You are…

Fibro Warriors React to Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Reveal

  Fibro Warriors React to Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Reveal Lady Gaga revealed last week that she has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, and fans and fibro warriors have responded with love and support. Last week she announced on Twitter that her upcoming Netflix documentary Five Foot Two, which follows her through the making of her latest album, will…

My mom has fibromyalgia. Reading this made me cry for her

Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today. Yet, chronic pain and chronic illnesses are often invisible. In many cases there are no casts, visible rashes or runny nose involved. Chronic pain sufferers often appear “normal,” perhaps only a bit more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic headaches for four-and-a-half years and from chronic hip…

27 Real Symptoms of Fibromyalgia That Aren’t Just In Your Head

June 10, 2017admin Fibromyalgia is a widespread chronic pain syndrome that occurs mostly in women 20 to 50 years old. The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases estimates that five million people in the U.S. suffer from fibromyalgia. Even though it’s so wide-spread, the cause of fibromyalgia is still unclear, and fibromyalgia symptoms can be just…

22 ‘Embarrassing’ Symptoms of Fibromyalgia We Don’t Talk About

 By Paige Wyant If you live with a chronic condition like fibromyalgia, you may be all-too-familiar with the frustrating and undesirable symptoms it can cause. Although there’s no reason to feel ashamed of any symptoms or side effects you experience, it can still be embarrassing when brain fog causes you to forget what you were saying in…

WARNING! STOP DOING THESE 16 THINGS IF YOU HAVE FIBROMYALGIA

This story is based on an article I read called “30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself.” As I read it, I couldn’t help but think just how true so many of them are and that certain ones are especially appropriate for those of us suffering from fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and other debilitating conditions. Here are…

What Treatments Work for Fibromyalgia?

Understanding Fibromyalgia: Treatment Options Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that causes chronic pain you might feel all over your body; fatigue; and trouble with cognitive functions like thinking clearly and long-term memory. It’s believed to be caused when your nervous system gets stuck in “alarm” mode. Because there’s no cure, treating fibromyalgia is better envisioned…