How to Treat Frozen Shoulders in Fibromyalgia

BY LYN JENSEN Seeking pain relief is a major concern for the overwhelming majority of people who seek out medical care, and while some forms of pain are very easy to diagnose and treat (or perhaps even cure), others we have very limited knowledge on. A prime example of this is fibromyalgia, where the chronic…

A Brief List of Muscle Relaxants for Fibromyalgia

Uncategorized   The main symptom of the condition called fibromyalgia is widespread musculoskeletal pain, according to fibromyalgia-symptoms.org. The pain in the muscles, ligaments and tendons that a fibromyalgia sufferer experiences causes his body to feel stiff and sore, and muscle twitches are also common in this condition. Muscle relaxants are drugs that help mask muscle pain, relax…

Fibromyalgia and Suicide Risk. Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked

Uncategorized  By: Emma Jakson Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked Suicide is a concerning issue, and one that deserves a better level of understanding. With increased understanding, there comes a chance for increased prevention through effective treatment and available interventions. By identifying factors that contribute to suicidal thoughts and actions, people that…

What Is Sjogren’s Syndrome? What’s Relationship with Fibromyalgia

Uncategorized  BY WYATT REDD Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes a lot of issues. It’s hard for us to get up in the morning, we may feel a lot of ache and fatigue in our bones, and we can struggle with mental health issues like memory loss and issues with concentration. Of course, the extreme fatigue makes…

20 Products People With Fibromyalgia Swear By

Uncategorized  By: Paige Wyant The Mighty When you struggle daily with the pain, fatigue and brain fog of fibromyalgia, it can quickly become frustrating and exhausting – especially since there’s no cure or one-size-fits-all treatment. Finding a product or technique to help ease your symptoms is often an ongoing process of trial and error that…

10 Things That Surprised Me About Fibromyalgia. #6 is Strange

Uncategorized    By: Barbara A. Sturrock The Mighty I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia almost 15 years ago now, and as soon as I was diagnosed I went online to research everything I could find. What I found was not a lot of information. Unlike now, there really wasn’t much on this disease at all then….

Neurotransmitters (Brain Chemicals) Out Of Balance In Fibromyalgia

Uncategorized  By: Sue Via-fibrodaze In fibromyalgia, at least six neurotransmitters can be out of balance. Neurotransmitters are the brain chemicals that carry signals (including pain signals) from one nerve cell to the next. Neurotransmitters literally control every system in the body either directly or indirectly. The main symptoms of fibromyalgia, heightened pain perception, fatigue, sleep…

Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

Uncategorized    BY:Gloria Shannon Sitting at the end of my bed, it suddenly thumps me across the chest like a ton of bricks. My lip trembles, I can feel the lump in my throat and I have to stop myself before the tears flow. I’m struggling to put on my socks and quickly I’m reminded…

Why Does Fibromyalgia Cause Neck Pain?

Uncategorized    BY TIFFANY VANCE-HUFFMAN Among all the medical conditions out there, fibromyalgia is definitely one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood ones. Frequently ignored completely and dismissed as not a syndrome in its own “right”, fibromyalgia is one of those medical conditions that is still not understood – not even by the most well-known medical…

The “Sticky Blood” Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) / Fibromyalgia Connection

Uncategorized    By: Cort Johnson As if we needed another syndrome. Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), fibromyalgia (syndrome), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are old-timers in the ME/CFS/FM world. In the last couple of years, mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) joined the party. Sjogren’s Syndrome (SS), which…

Close