Women with vulvodynia at much higher risk for other chronic pain conditions, according to a new University of Michigan Health System study. Millions of women suffer from unexplained vulvar pain so severe it can make intercourse, exercise and even sitting
An estimated nine million men and women in the United States live with myofascial pain syndrome, a condition marked by pain that permeates muscles in the neck, back and shoulders. The condition is difficult to diagnose and not entirely understood,
I am fibro flaring bad. I have severe allodynia pain on my back right now. I have a wicked migraine. And my fibromyalgia decided to join in with a massive Flare up. No reason at all for it, just a
It is fibromyalgia awareness month once again. Remember fibromyalgia awareness day fall on May 12th. I’d like to start the month with a little fibromyalgia humor. Sadly, it is also all true. When you have fibromyalgia Sleep is a delicious nectar of
It is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day today Today’s topic for fibromyalgia is Challenges We face many challenges with fibromyalgia. Here are some that I have experience with. Work challenges I found out when I was younger via every summer job I worked
So there are a lot of issues with sleep and fibromyalgia. I also have other chronic pain and vertigo, but seriously since I was young sleep and me have not been on speaking terms. Yes, this is how I look
I do think rest is vital Napping when we need to Resting when we need to Pacing activities during the day All necessary. With vestibular issues I have been resting a lot. The majority of the day. If I do
So we all get questions from time to time about what our illness is all about and these are the ones I get most often with Fibromyalgia. What is Fibromyalgia? To be honest, this is the number one question because
Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome defined by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, sleep dysfunction and cognitive dysfunction. Fibromyalgia pain dysfunction involves an increased sensitivity to pain known as hyperalgesia for example. But we all feel hypersensitive to other stimulus as well.
Here are some really, real questions I made up based on all the fibromyalgia questions I have had over 21 years. So how long have you had fibromyalgia for? Good question. So I was officially diagnosed when I was 20.