By: Kortney Briggis You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’renotalone!
Fibromyalgia is a type of chronic pain disorder that can lead to physical and mental suffering. It could affect a lot of people and is usually prevalent among women. Fibromyalgia has strong effects on one’s nervous system, and it could also affect your vision too. Fibromyalgia eye problems is one
By Ms. Donna, The story below about a possible link between fibromyalgia and a deficiency in the body’s endocannabinoid system first appeared on NationalPainReport.com. It is being republished here with permission from the editor. Visit nearly any online fibromyalgia support group, and you’ll almost always read a few testimonials from patients
By Carolyn Wickware, Reclassifying pregabalin and gabapentin as controlled drugs is creating ‘fear and anxiety’ among the patients who use them responsibly, a charity has said. Pain Concern, a Scotland-based health charity, said the circumstances surrounding the rise in the number of deaths associated with the drugs ‘haven’t been
By Jessica Martin, Lidocaine infusions were shown to provide long-lasting and adequate analgesia in 41% of patients with chronic pain, and to be associated with mild side effects in a study recently published in Pain Medicine.1 Researchers retrospectively reviewed the charts of 233 adult patients (average age, 51; 54% women) with chronic
By C.D. Mesta, “This medicine is good for weight loss since you are heavier set,” the doctor said, moving her arms out to her sides to emphasize my body size. The medicine was being prescribed for migraines. Before I had been properly diagnosed with multiple chronic illnesses, I was sent to
By Paige Wyant, The holidays are an exciting and joyful time for many, but for those with chronic illness, they can be the cause of some extra stress and frustration. Trying to manage all of life’s normal responsibilities is challenging enough, but throw in a chronic illness (or several) and the bustle of the holidays,
“Fibromyalgia, also known as fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a chronic condition that characteristically causes pain all over the body, including muscle and joint pain, and fatigue as well as other symptoms. Fibromyalgia can lead to depression and social isolation.” – WebMD Fibromyalgia is a particularly distressing condition that can affect
By Dr. Amy Myers, Multiple sclerosis , or MS, affects roughly 2.5 million people around the world. It affects more women than men, and is most often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. And while many people suffer from this condition, there are 4 different types of MS: relapsing-remitting, secondary-progressive, primary-progressive, and progressive-relapsing.