How Fibromyalgia Affect Your Legs. Probably You are not Aware

By: Kythy Jhone   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…

Fibromyalgia and Ankylosing Spondyloarthritis. What’s The Connection ?

By Kristen Stewart Medically Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, Though fibromyalgia and Ankylosing Spondyloarthritis are two different conditions but it may take a while to distinguish between the two , considering that they exhibit similar symptoms. Fibromyalgia can aggravate the symptoms of Ankylosing Spondyloarthritis , likewise, having Ankylosing Spondyloarthritis, can also increase your risks of developing some other…

5 Early Warning Signs in People with Fibromyalgia  

While the symptoms of fibromyalgia can resemble those associated with other illnesses, if you notice more than one symptom it’s a good idea to go to your doctor for early diagnosis Fibromyalgia is a disease that’s recognized by all medical organizations (and the World Health Organization since 1992). Its prevalence is without a doubt higher in women. Today…

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…

Study Finds 20% of Spine Fusion Patients Develop PTSD

By Stephanie Burke Are you considering having a spine fusion surgery? While you’re weighing the risks and benefits of the procedure, don’t forget to consider the impact your surgery may have on your overall well-being. Learn more: Spine Fusion Risks and Complications Spine fusion surgeries are not to be taken lightly, and you will benefit from thoroughly researching your…

Five Common ‘No No’s’ for People With Fibromyalgia

  By Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. Dear Readers, Here are five common “no no’s” people mistakenly do when trying to manage fibromyalgia. Do any sound like you? 1. Exercising too much or too little Fibromyalgia reflects an energy crisis in your body, so you can only exercise to a certain point. Beyond that, you get what is…

10 Celebrities Who Have Spoken Out About Their Fibromyalgia

By Paige Wyant Fibromyalgia is a chronic, incurable condition that can cause a variety of symptoms such as widespread pain, fatigue and brain fog. It is estimated to affect 10 million people in the United States and between 3 to 6 percent of the global population – and celebrities are no exception. Although fibromyalgia is more common in women, it can affect…

Anger in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A Natural Reaction to Chronic Illness Do you ever get downright angry with your body? Do symptoms of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or other chronic illnesses make you want to yell at yourself? If so, you’re certainly not alone. It’s completely normal to feel that way when, through no fault of your own, you stop being able…

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