Does Fibromyalgia Cause Jaw Pain?

By: Adriel Maldonado Fibromyalgia and Jaw Pain Fibromyalgia causes much pain all throughout the body, as we are all too well aware. Does that include the jaw? Or is jaw pain caused by an entirely different condition? Fibromyalgia typically comes with an extensive list of companion illnesses. One common condition seen in those of us…

Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses : Shocking Study

by Ann Blake-Tracy A shocking study shows that these two drugs block the formation of new brain synapses1, drastically reducing the potential for rejuvenating brain plasticity – meaning that these drugs will cause brain decline that apparently robs one of the ability to rebuild. The study demonstrating this type of brain damage with these two…

Disability Does Not Always Mean Wheelchair

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of the word “disability?” Is it a person who is in a wheelchair with a visible illness, or is it a word that has no visible meaning? I get so many dirty looks from random people when I park in a disability parking…

To Bon Jovi, Thank You for Writing My Chronic Illness Soundtrack

To Bon Jovi, Thank You for Writing My Chronic Illness Soundtrack Dear Bon Jovi, As a person with a collection of invisible chronic illnesses, including hypermobility type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, fibromyalgia, and endometriosis, there are times that I am inundated with feelings. Sometimes I feel like the badass chronic illness warrior that I am, to feeling utterly defeated – and like…

28 Signs You Grew Up With an Autoimmune Disease

Editor’s note: Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health or diagnoses, please consult a doctor or medical professional. If you’re anything like me, certain signs or symptoms of your autoimmune disease started showing up years (or for many of us, decades) before you were actually diagnosed. But even though I began…

Fibromyalgia And Obstructive Sleep Apnea

If you have fibromyalgia, you not only struggle with sleep due to body pain, but also have to deal with other symptoms that makes sleeping even more difficult. Some of these symptoms include frequent urination and chronic itching, as well as obstructive sleep apnea. Fibromyalgia and obstructive sleep apnea tend to go together more frequently…

Sinusitis, an Early Warning of Fibromyalgia?

  Sinusitis, an Early Warning of Fibromyalgia? Sinusitis, also known as sinus infection, and fibromyalgia are much more closely related than you think. A 2003 study published in the Archives on Internal Medicine found that people who suffer from unexplained fatigue is ten times more likely to have sinus symptoms. This study drew a link between sinus…

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