Eight Signs Of Fibromyalgia Usually People Ignore

Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread pain, among other symptoms. It can cause significant pain and fatigue, interfering with a person’s ability to carry out their daily activities. While the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, it’s estimated that it affects 5 million Americans ages 18 or older. Research has shown […]

72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (Hard to Believe). What are yours?

You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’renotalone! The list is adapted from one put […]

Why do people with CRPS and Chronic Pain so Frequently Suffer Bowel and Bladder Problems?

It’s something that nobody likes to talk about, but suffering chronic pain very often goes hand in hand with gastrointestinal and/or urinary problems. For people with CRPS the statistics are stark, with in excess of 90% of sufferers reporting a variety of ongoing gastric issues including constipation, diarrhoea, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), dysphagia and even […]

The Seven Stages of Fibromyalgia. What is your Stage?

Stage 1 You started experiencing pain and fatigue more than before, you’re not sure what is going on but you hurt and you are tired. You can hold a job, you can make it through your day, but you know something isn’t right… so it’s something you’re going to start researching. Stage 2 You are […]

Are Fibromas Related To Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain syndrome which comes with many symptoms and complications that we do not expect. For example, one of the less known symptoms that fibromyalgia patients would often suffer from is fibroma. Fibroma is basically an enlarged and benign growth on the skin, which is often painful and can sometimes be […]

The Fog of Fibromyalgia. Unbearable Pain

It seems I forget more and more each day; from doctor appointments to family birthdays, to whether I paid a bill or not. The information has simply vanished from my mind. Thanks to fibromyalgia, I am often challenged by even the simplest of tasks and I feel like my memory is so bad that I […]

Fifteen Most Important Fibromyalgia Signs and Symptoms you just cannot ignore

Many people are unaware of how devastating fibromyalgia can be for the patient. Below are 16 Fibromyalgia signs and symptoms. 1. Extreme Fatigue: Feeling exhausted upon waking after a long night’s sleep is common for people with fibromyalgia. People with Fibromyalgia signs often describe the fatigue as being draining or like carrying dead weight. The […]

7 Ways to Fight Fatigue for Fibro Sufferers

In the fight against Fibromyalgia, fatigue is one of the most challenging battles to face. How can you regain energy, or find new sources of energy to access. How can we find extra spoons to put in our pocket? There are several things that can be done, but every person is different. What works for some may […]

Fibromyalgia sufferers have a greater corneal sensitivity

There is a link between fibroomyalgia and cornea. This was shown by a study conducted in Turkey and published by Eye. Those with this syndrome have a greater corneal sensitivity, with symptoms similar to those of the dry eye People suffering from fibromyalgia would also have increased corneal sensitivity and eye pain. This is what […]

Is There a Correlation Between Fibromyalgia and Emotional Sensitivity?

OK, so I have a bit of a chicken and egg one for you to think about here. Does our fibromyalgia make us hypersensitive or does being hypersensitive leave us vulnerable enough to bring on fibro? First, to clarify: when I say “hypersensitive,” I mean more in an emotional sense than physical. Of course extreme pain will […]