Effects of Fibromyalgia On Legs. Connection between Fibro and Leg Pain

BY JULIA NELSON Leg Pain And Fibromyalgia – The Connection Fibromyalgia’s characterizing trademark is boundless agony, including leg torment. Leg torment and fibromyalgia may differ from individual to individual, yet can present as sharp agony, a dull hurt, profound torment, or a greater amount of a throbbing sensation. Leg torment and fibromyalgia associations Leg torment identified…

What is Occipital Neuralgia? How Is It Related To Fibromyalgia?

One of the worst things about fibromyalgia, besides the chronic pain and fatigue, has to be the way that people who suffer from fibromyalgia are at risk of so many other conditions like autoimmune diseases and especially, chronic headaches. It’s estimated that up to forty percent of people with fibromyalgia suffer from migraines or some other…

72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (Hard to Believe). What are yours?

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! The list is adapted from one put…

To the Husband Whose Wife Has a Fibro & Chronic Illness

Dear partner, Well, here we are, not only has life as I know it changed, unfortunately so has yours! We are now on a new journey, not a fun one, not an exciting one, but more of a mountain climbing journey with many pit stops and detours ahead. So here are a few things you…

Abuse is the Leading Cause of Fibromyalgia – Study

Fibromyalgia  is a pain disorder, with symptoms ranging from muscle pain and numbness in the extremities to sleep disturbances. Inflammation and the body’s reaction to stress via the complex interactions between the brain and other organs play a role in fibromyalgia. It may be difficult to avoid the stresses that modern living throws at us,…

Fibromyalgia is Linked to Childhood Stress and Unprocessed Negative Emotions

People who suffer with fibromyalgia can all agree that they have never been told that any one thing caused the onset of their symptoms, and medical professionals will all agree that there does not seem to be one specific cause of fibromyalgia. However, more recently doctors and researchers have been looking into trauma as being…

12 Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia You Should Never Ignore

We all know that things don’t stay the same as we get older. Things soon start to go down south when we reach the ripe old age of 35. It’s a constant reminder to try and stay as fit and healthy as we possibly can so we can keep up with our younger friends and…

The announcement of Lady Gaga’s fibromyalgia gives voice to millions of patients

“We congratulate Lady Gaga for the incredibly brave act of revealing her diagnosis of fibromyalgia. By sharing her story with the world, she is giving voice to the five million esteemed Americans like me, overwhelmingly women, who suffer from the disease. Fibromyalgia is characterized by a long list of symptoms, including chronic pain and debilitating…

5 things not to tell someone with fibromyalgia. Please share this information.

Living with fibromyalgia is extremely difficult because millions of patients around the world can testify to it. The fact that physical and emotional pain is not visible to others can often make it even more difficult. Fibromyalgia is known as an “invisible disease” because its painful and often debilitating side effects are often not apparent to others….

I Won’t Apologize for Having Fun While Chronically Ill

When I was six, I was hospitalized with Rocky Mountain spotted fever. At the hospital, I was encouraged to get out of bed, get dressed and spend as much time as possible in the playroom. I brought magazines and books back to my room to read and played with other kids who were up and…