9 Subtle Warning Signs of Lupus All Women Should Know

ByCARINA WOLFF Ashley Batz/Bustle When it comes to autoimmune diseases such as lupus, must women don’t really know what to look out for regarding the symptoms. There are a number of subtle warning signs of lupus all women should know, especially since the disease tends to predominantly affect women between the ages of 15 and 34.Although some people…

24 Signs You’re Not ‘Just Tired,’ You Have Chronic Fatigue

Editor’s note: Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health, please consult a doctor or medical professional. If you struggle with chronic fatigue, you’ve likely been in a situation where you’re trying to express how you feel and a healthy person responds, “Yeah, I’m a bit tired today, too. Mondays, right?” The…

Lady Gaga cancels Rio concert having been hospitalised with ‘severe pain’

Lady Gaga cancels Rio concert having been hospitalised with ‘severe pain’   Lady Gaga has been forced to cancel the Rio concert of her world tour, citing “severe pain” for which she had to be hospitalised. She wrote on Twitter and Instagram: “It’s not simply hip pain or wear & tear from tour, I’m in severe…

Hi, My Name Is Fibromyalgia. Here’s How I’m Going to Change Your Life.

By:Rhonda Hodges Via- The Mighty Hi, my name is fibromyalgia. I’m here to introduce myself and to let you know how I’m going to change your life. I want to be involved in your work life, social activities, family life, household responsibilities, rest time – every aspect of you. Initially, you won’t know that it’s…

How Fibromyalgia Can Be Fatal? What You Need To Know

By: Wyatt Redd / “Can fibromyalgia be fatal?” It’s probably the first question on your mind after you get diagnosed with fibromyalgia. After all, it’s a scary diagnosis for a disease that not many people understand. So it makes sense to be scared and confused if you think you are developing fibromyalgia or just got diagnosed. And…

It’s Not Fibromyalgia. Most Likely You Are Not Aware

  BY : SBAILEY I stood in my closet this morning, looking around as though I’d never been there. I couldn’t remember what I was doing, why, or what I should do next. So I stood still, waiting for it to come to me. Moments before I had been violently panting like a wild animal, bent…

How Summer Heat and Humidity Affect Your Fibromyalgia

  By: Leena Mark Fibromyalgia is mostly known for the pain, fatigue and discomfort it causes a person, and several factors can increase the risk of having it or increase the pain. Many patients have reported that being exposed to different kinds of weather makes them feel more pain. For example, being outside on a…

Can Cannabis Treat Fibromyalgia Better Than Prescription Drugs?

Anyone suffering from fibromyalgia will tell you it can be devastating. On some days, simple chores like doing laundry or making breakfast can be exhausting, if not downright impossible. Just ask Teri Robnett, a Denver-based medical marijuana patient’s rights advocate who runs the Rx MaryJane blog: “There used to be days that I didn’t feel like…

Why People With Chronic Illness Can’t Simply ‘Push Through’

It never ceases to frustrate me to realize how pervasive the “Just Do It” culture is. Whenever I discuss my physical limitations with others, I’m often met with the suggestion that I simply need to “push through.” Which leaves me wondering, what does this phrase really mean to a healthy person? As someone with multiple…

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