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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Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

By Adrienne Dellwo In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you’re already in constant pain …

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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 …

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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, …

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What Is Sjogren’s Syndrome? What’s Relationship with Fibromyalgia

BY WYATT REDD Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes a lot of issues. It’s hard for us to get up in the morning, we may feel a lot of ache and fatigue in our bones, and we can struggle with mental health issues like memory loss and issues with concentration. Of course, the extreme fatigue makes it …

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

By: Erin Migdol 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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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 …

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