Awareness

5 Common Causes of Fibromyalgia Flares

March 13, 2019

As anyone with fibromyalgia knows, there are times when symptoms are more acute and intense than normal. These times are commonly known as fibromyalgia flares (or flare-ups). Fibromyalgia flares can last can last anywhere from one day to several weeks at a time and often have a trigger associated with them. Understanding the common triggers of […]

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How to Manage Fibro in the Cold

March 13, 2019

Dealing With Fibromyalgia and Cold I am a baseball mom, soccer mom, Cub Scout mom — I wear a myriad of hats to keep my family going. I am also, unfortunately, a fibro mom, which means I must accomplish all that is required of me while dealing with a varying degree of pain. Little league […]

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10 Clothing Brands People With Chronic Pain Recommend

March 13, 2019

During a pain flare, feeling anything touch your body can be excruciating. On those days, you’ll likely reach for soft, comfortable clothes that don’t add to your pain. Hello leggings, goodbye tailored pants. While you could just throw on an old T-shirt, wearing something that’s fashionable and comfortable can help boost your mood and make you feel more confident […]

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27 Invisible Symptoms of Fibromyalgia You Just Cannot Ignore

March 8, 2019

Fibromyalgia affects more than 5 million people in the U.S and the figures are increasing. There are many uncomfortable symptoms of Fibromyalgia. It is known as an invisible illness because people cannot see the manner in which people suffer from the disease. Generally, Fibromyalgia is a very serious condition that the sufferers experience and its […]

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7 Toxic Everyday Products That Can Worsen Fibromyalgia

March 8, 2019

It was found 16 percent of fibromyalgia patients also suffer from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), a common condition showing symptoms such as headaches, exhaustion, pain in the abdomen and joints and brain fog etc. MCS can easily be triggered by exposure to chemicals in the environment and everyday products. These products that we use daily […]

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Can you really die because of fibromyalgia?

March 8, 2019

‘’Arthritis and Rheumatism’’ a study published last year which found disturbing trends in cohort of fibromyalgia patients that may change the health care community’s approach to fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is not a disease but a chronic pain syndrome and it has been accepted by many in the medical association. Certainly it is not killing anyone. However, […]

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Fibromyalgia Symptoms Checklist

March 2, 2019

Written By: Holly Case Getting diagnosed with fibromyalgia is usually a difficult process, even though it’s now easier than it used to be. It can be challenging to find a doctor who will take your concerns seriously. And fibromyalgia is sometimes called “the great mimic” because so many illnesses have similar symptoms. Wondering if you might […]

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Fibromyalgia is Declared as a New Long Term Disability

March 2, 2019

Fibromyalgia is to be recognised by health professionals in Northern Ireland as a long-term condition. People who suffer from it complain of aches all over the body, as well as profound fatigue. Other symptoms include headaches, sleep deprivation and difficulty concentrating. Despite the severity of symptoms, people living with the condition in NI have said […]

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The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Anger

February 25, 2019

Anger is a very common emotion, particularly for people suffering from fibromyalgia. It is a natural, human reaction and yet it doesn’t get an awful lot of attention as a side effect to chronic pain. It’s one thing to accept our anger, but it’s another to let that anger consume us and let it impact […]

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Effects of Fibromyalgia On Legs. Connection between Fibro and Leg Pain

February 25, 2019

Leg Pain And Fibromyalgia – The Connection Fibromyalgia’s characterizing trademark is boundless agony, including leg torment. Leg torment and fibromyalgia may differ from individual to individual, yet can present as sharp agony, a dull hurt, profound torment, or a greater amount of a throbbing sensation. Leg torment and fibromyalgia associations Leg torment identified with fibromyalgia […]

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