A Doctor with Chronic Illness Wants You to Know These 12 Things!

A Doctor with Chronic Illness Wants You to Know These 12 Things! BY JULIA NELSON · I’ve written this article to help educate those who want to learn about chronic illness. It is written from my perspective, that of a doctor who treated patients with chronic illness for many years, and who spent five years of my life…

7 Tips That May Help Alleviate Fibromyalgia Pain: Diet, Stress Management, And More

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a serious condition that is accompanied by pain, fatigue, and tiredness. Scientists don’t know what causes fibromyalgia, but heredity seems to play a role. The symptoms of fibromyalgia may develop after stress, physical trauma, or illnesses. Living with fibromyalgia can be very challenging, but you can take several steps to…

6 Mammogram Tips for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

BY MARTA RIBEIRO Mammograms offer women peace of mind and are an important tool in the fight against breast cancer. While the majority of women dread them, the fear can be much greater for those who suffer from fibromyalgia.   Both 2D and 3D mammograms obtain an image of a woman’s breast tissue by compressing the breasts. Each…

6 Painless Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia pain can easily derail your entire life. It’s an agonizing and seemingly endless experience that leaves you unable to do the things that other people take for granted. But while that pain is the most noticeable symptom and the one that usually sends people to the doctor for the first time, there are a large…

10 true causes of fibromyalgia that your doctor will never tell you about

 By:Daneen akers While only an estimate, fibromyalgia affects 1 in 50 people, totaling up to 6 million.  It is characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain accompanied by symptoms like brain fog, cognitive impairment, depression, painful points throughout the body, fatigue, and sleep disturbances.  The root cause of fibromyalgia still remains unclear, and the conventional medicine currently…

72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (You Won’t Believe) What are Yours?

72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (You Won’t Believe) What are Yours?  March 17, 2018 admin  0 Comments You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+…

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…