6 Aspects of Fibromyalgia Doctors Don’t Share

By: Brandy Hend Chronic, widespread pain, muscle spasms and weakness, migraines, morning stiffness, sensitivity to touch, insomnia, and brain fog are recognizable symptoms of fibromyalgia. But these are not the only struggles associated with the syndrome. Here are 6 aspects of chronic illness the doctors don’t share with you. Shame Being diagnosed with a chronic …

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30 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Chronic Pain

By: Paige Wyant via- The Mighty Developing a chronic pain condition may require you to make a number of changes to your lifestyle and daily routine. Activities such as standing, sitting or talking with a friend may trigger pain flares, thus requiring certain accommodations or coping techniques. Everyone has different ways of managing their pain, …

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12 Things People Do That Make Fibromyalgia Worse

Are you unwittingly making your fibromyalgia pain worse? Believe it or not – most of us that suffer from chronic pain inadvertently aggravate our pain day in and day out. And the ways we’re doing it might surprise you. From putting off that doctor visit to eating foods that increase your sensitivity to pain (and everything in between) – …

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What Causes Urticaria? How It is Linked With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia seems to come with an almost unending list of additional side effects. From chronic itching to frequent urination, it seems like the fresh miseries of fibromyalgia never end. And in case you were looking for a new side effect to add to your list, how about urticaria. Urticaria, commonly called hives, is a skin condition …

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At-Last Courts Confirmed that Fibromyalgia is a Reason to Declare Permanent Disability

The Social Chamber of the TSJ of Catalonia has considered in a recent judgment, S 1403/2015, of 24 February (Rec. Suplicación 6239/2014), fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is grounds for declaring the “permanent disability”. The statement refers to a case of a woman, operaria chemical industry, which suffered a picture of recurrent major depression …

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17 of the Worst Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (and How People Deal With Them)

Author: Erin Migdol (Staff of theMighty.com) Fibromyalgia manifests itself in different ways for different patients, but most can agree that all the symptoms are life-altering. It’s not always clear how (or if) they can be treated, and the physical challenges can all too easily turn into emotional challenges as the things you used to do become more and …

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What family members of those who have fibromyalgia need to know

This post is aimed at relatives and the close circle that surrounds people with fibromyalgia. Although Fibromyalgia is not noticeable, it is very real. Many people think that a person is not really sick unless they look sick. When you have fibromyalgia, the person can be full of health (on the outside), but inside a …

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