Warning ! Stop doing these 16 things if you have fibromyalgia

his story is based on an article I read called “30 things to stop doing it yourself. As I read, I could not help but think how true so many of them are and that some of them are particularly appropriate for those suffering from fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and others. debilitating conditions. Here are 16…

Fibromyalgia sufferers are only understood by those who have fibromyalgia

A friend told me that she heard a couple of comments from her coworker about another colleague who had fainted from the side effects of a new medication to treat her fibromyalgia. While they were taking her on a stretcher, her words were: “No one can be so sick”. In what seemed to be a…

Dizziness, balance and falls during fibromyalgia outbreaks

Fibromyalgia, vertigo, poor balance and stunts are common problems. For some people, this is a small inconvenience that appears on occasion. In other cases, they can be very debilitating and cause regular injuries. The fall, and especially the fall, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you are suffering constantly is to hurt yourself all…

I am a fibromyalgia doctor. Here’s what I want people to understand

Fibromyalgia, a widely misunderstood disease, confuses and frustrates both patients and physicians. I know because I saw it on both sides – both as a doctor and a woman with the disease myself. This common chronic disease is characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue and brain fog. An estimated 5 million Americans currently suffer from the disorder…

Morgan Freeman: 5 things I learned from fibromyalgia

I learned a lot about fibromyalgia. I wish some things, I would never have experienced it, while others made me a better person. These are the five things I have learned: 1. It’s okay to say no. I spent most of my life satisfying everyone, so I rarely said the word “no.” Now it seems…

Fibromyalgia: patients wake up more than 6 times per night

People with fibromyalgia also suffer from sleep disorders. At night, patients wake up at least 6 times a night. The vast majority of people with  fibromyalgia  have  sleep disorders . And according to a  Canadian study  published in the Clinical Journal of Pain, patients have specific disturbances of their sleep. This disorder could be a new indicator of this pathology difficult to diagnose. Fibromyalgia…

Fibromyalgia, how the brain intensifies pain

Maladie who was able to reconnect in France, fibromyalgia was honored in the healthy emission of Figaro Live «Toc Toc Docteur». The  Fibromyalgia  is manifested by  widespread pain , including muscle (some abnormally painful specifics under moderate pressure have been identified), which extend for months or years (chronic pain) and are associated with severe fatigue, impaired sleep, and often…

Fibromyalgia is a disease of death

Although there are many speculations going on about what triggers fibromyalgia, its causes are not yet definitively identified and confirmed. Recent research has generally found that fibromyalgia is most likely the result of what scientists call the central consciousness, or unusual reactions in the nervous system in terms of perception of pain. biochemical triggers of fibromyalgia…