10 Things That Surprised Me About Fibromyalgia.

Author: Barbara A. Sturrock (Contributor at theMighty.com) I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia almost 15 years ago now, and as soon as I was diagnosed I went online to research everything I could find. What I found was not a lot of information. Unlike now, there really wasn’t much on this disease at all then. Every morning I … Read more

12 Celebrities Who Have Spoken Out About Their Fibromyalgia

By: Paige Wyant Fibromyalgia is a chronic, incurable condition that can cause a variety of symptoms such as widespread pain, fatigue and brain fog. It is estimated to affect 10 million people in the United States and between 3 to 6 percent of the global population – and celebrities are no exception. Although fibromyalgia is more common in women, it can … Read more

The 7 Types of Fibromyalgia Pain. Check Which Ones Do You Have?

By Adrienne Dellwo | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD You hear a lot about “fibromyalgia pain,” but it’s not that simple—those of us with fibromyalgia (FMS) experience several kinds of pain. Medically speaking, only a few of the pain types listed here have names and definitions. But just as Eskimos have several words for snow, we need to have several ways to name, … Read more

The History of Fibromyalgia. Its Horrible…!

You sometimes hear fibromyalgia referred to as a “fad diagnosis” or “new disease,” but the truth is that fibromyalgia is far from new. It has centuries of history, with multiple name changes and discarded theories along the way. While it hasn’t always been accepted by the medical community, and today its acceptance isn’t universal, fibromyalgia has come a … Read more

23 Truths People With Fibromyalgia Wish Others Understood

By: Elisabeth Brentano (Contributor at TheMighty) Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects an estimated 10 million people in the United States, according to the National Fibromyalgia Association. It’s unpredictable and symptoms vary, but it’s generally characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, abnormal pain processing, sleep disorders, fatigue, problems with cognitive functioning, migraines, anxiety, and … Read more

Lady Gaga breaks down in tears at Women In Hollywood event

Lady Gaga broke down in tears as she gave an impassioned speech about the struggles she has overcome whilst being honoured at the Women In Hollywood Awards hosted by Elle magazine on Monday night in Beverly Hills. The 32-year-old singer was introduced onto the stage by Jennifer Lopez and grew emotional as she addressed the star-studded audience. Her … Read more