Embarrassing symptoms of fibromyalgia that we do not talk about

If you live with a chronic disease such as fibromyalgia, you may be too familiar with the frustrating and undesirable symptoms it can cause. Although there is no reason to be ashamed of any symptoms or side effects you experience, it can still be embarrassing when the brain fog makes you forget what you were saying…

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Checklist

Getting diagnosed with fibromyalgia is usually a difficult process, even though it’s now easier than it used to be. It can be challenging to find a doctor who will take your concerns seriously. And fibromyalgia is sometimes called “the great mimic” because so many illnesses have similar symptoms. Wondering if you might have fibromyalgia? Use…

3 Effective and Best Pain Relievers for Fibromyalgia

One of the hardest things about living with fibromyalgia is finding an effective pain reliever that can suppress the symptoms. Medicines that are really effective in relieving pain can have side effects and risks. On the other hand, some medications that are considered safe may not be as effective. So how do you discover the best pain relievers…

Sure Signs You Have Fibromyalgia Like Lady Gaga

In 2017, Lady Gaga shared on Twitter that she has fibromyalgia and “wished to raise awareness” for the debilitating condition. Since then she’s rescheduled tours due to the severe nerve pain she suffers from fibromyalgia and revealed to Vogue, “I get so irritated with people who don’t believe fibromyalgia is real,” the singer said. “For me,…

10 True Causes of Fibromyalgia Your Doctor Will Never Tell You About

It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects almost 6 million or 1 in 50 people. Fibromyalgia is classically characterized by chronic pain, particularly muscle aches, fatigue, trouble sleeping, brain fog or cognitive impairment, depression, and painful tender points throughout the body. Conventional medicine has yet to uncover the cause of fibromyalgia and only offers to treat symptoms with…

What You Should Know About a Person With Fibromyalgia

One of our closed group member shared this story with us and asked us to publish it on “Fibromyalgia Resources” to spread awareness on our illness. Here is what you should know about people with fibromyalgia. 1. My pain  My pain is not your pain. It is not caused by inflammation. Taking your arthritis medication will not help me. I…

A TYPICAL 24 HOURS WITH FIBROMYALGIA

Three years ago, my doctor said the F-word… that’s right, fibromyalgia. I ignored her. But for the last year I have been in constant pain and I find it really hard to focus on anything other than finding pain relief or finding a new treatment that might actually make a difference. I haven’t really been…

Brittle Nails: Can Fibromyalgia Be Blamed?

Fibromyalgia is one of those illnesses that many people throughout the United States suffers with. It is estimated that in the United States there are around 5 million people who are 18 years of age and older that suffer with this illness. What comes as a surprise to most people is that we are still…

Plantar Fasciitis and Fibromyalgia: Is There a Link?

Those who suffer with fibromyalgia often have pain that is hard to pinpoint in their bodies. This pain often radiates throughout the entire body so it can make it diagnosing other conditions that you may have very hard. A common complaint that is heard from those patients with fibromyalgia is that their feet hurt to…

6 Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a strange disease. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but ask yourself if your recent uncomfortable symptoms are due to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia you may experience. Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia non-cardiac chest pain …