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Fibromyalgia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and Diet

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is an illness indicating amnesia, sleeplessness, constant exhaustion and mood swings/ temper issues also followed by heavy discomfort and aches throughout the muscular and skeletal organs. Fibromyalgia pain can sometimes be so extreme and persistent that it keeps people from even wanting to leave their homes. It can retain them from …

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How to Recognize Fibromyalgia and its Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder, which characterizes into severe muscle pain, memory loss, fatigue, and other symptoms. Medical science has many theories about this muscle condition. The Arthritis Foundation considers Fibromyalgia as one of the hundred forms of arthritis, due to its classic symptoms of joint and muscle pain, and fatigue. Although, recent researches have …

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The 6 Different Stages of Fibromyalgia, I have 3 Stage. What’s Your Stage ?

When being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, one of the first thoughts to go through your head is, ‘Is this illness progressive?’ Many Doctors have done research into whether Fibromyalgia is a progressive illness like it’s sister illnesses MS and Lupus. However the jury is still out on this and many doctors will tell you that Fibro is …

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How Dysphagia and Fibromyalgia are Connected

Dysphagia is a medical term that means that a patient has difficulty swallowing. There are a number of different conditions that can cause dysphagia. And someone who suffers from dysphagia often finds that it makes life very difficult. Depending on their condition, swallowing can be very painful, which makes eating and getting enough nutrition a challenge. …

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FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

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, including loss of vision, stroke, paralysis, and …

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Fibromyalgia Tied to Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Disease

You may have heard about a possible link between gynecologic surgery (such as a hysterectomy) and the development of  fibromyalgia, and doctors have long suspected that fibromyalgia has strong hormonal ties and triggers. This does not seem surprising as we’ve long suspected a link between endocrine disorders, gynecological conditions, and autoimmune conditions. What are we learning about …

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