Why People With Invisible Illnesses Fear the Emergency Room

As unpredictable as my illnesses can be, there is one pattern I consistently follow. It repeats about every three months. The first thing I notice is a sharp uptick in my pain levels. My joints hurt more. I ache to my very core. My neck has sharp, shooting pains. The fibromyalgia flare is here. The fibro kicks … Read more

Can you really die because of fibromyalgia?

‘’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, … Read more

Clinical Research Finds: Fibromyalgia Tied to Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Disease: Also Linked to Endocrine and Autoimmune Disorders

Did you have a gynecologic surgery, such as a hysterectomy, in the few years before you developed fibromyalgia? It’s a trend some people have noticed, and a study published in 2015 shores up the link between these types of surgeries and fibromyalgia onset. It also provides further evidence for an association between fibromyalgia and common overlapping conditions … Read more

27 Invisible Symptoms of Fibromyalgia You Just Cannot Ignore

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 … Read more

15 Triggers to Avoid If You Have Fibromyalgia

At times you feel like you have a craving for exploring through a minefield, when you are having fibromyalgia. Your symptoms are, sometimes, aggravated because of apparently interminable number of “mines” that causes your fibromyalgia to flare-up. Your one slip can affect you badly for days, as you try to recoup from your pain or … Read more

Is Fibromyalgia Linked to Your Blood Type?

Although fibromyalgia has not yet been considered as a type of autoimmune disease, this condition is often associated with similar autoimmune condition like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers are still not sure of what causes the chronic pain condition, although several theories have emerged. One of which links one’s blood type to fibromyalgia. Can your … Read more

Ingredients That May Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms

In a condition like fibromyalgia, monitoring with care is necessary to avoid triggering sensitivities to food ingredients. Whether an individual’s reviews nutrition tags at the grocery store or asking a restaurant waiter detailed questions. You can often use food flavors such as monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame in unexpected ways. Gluten, caffeine, lactose can also … Read more

Tips for Dealing With Fibromyalgia and Cold Weather

The cold weather and season are not so kind to people with fibromyalgia. A sudden change in weather can be challenging for them. As the weather gets cooler and cooler, the fibromyalgia sufferers face more pain. Bellow, we have discussed how fibromyalgia and cold weather affects fibromyalgia patients. And some ways to cope with the … Read more

Fibromyalgia And Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Precautions, Tips, and Awareness

If you have fibromyalgia and you are worrying about coronavirus (COVID-19). Then there are a few things you should know about fibromyalgia and coronavirus. Overview Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which is characterized by symptoms including runny nose, sore throat, fever, and dry cough. Its illness can be more severe to older people and … Read more