Saturday was the day I was looking forward to. I had planned to take my son to a summer camp which he was very much looking forward to.
I had packed everything for a camp a night before and went to bed. I woke up in the morning with a severe headache. I felt like that I was not at sleep but ran a thousands miles the whole night.
Every part of my body hurt. My legs were swollen had redness all over. But I was not surprised. This was my life for many years. I had always lived in fear and uncertainty of fibromyalgia pain creeping on my at any moment.
The hardest past was to explain my condition to people around me. Unlike other ailments where there is a physical sign or medical confirmation, there was nothing in my body which I could show to others.
Have you ever thought why fibromyalgia patients are often depressed?
Before we address that question, we need to know that fibromyalgia patients have two pervasive symptoms.
One is a chronic pain, and the other is a risk of getting into depression.
Now it is indeed no fun to live with non-stop chronic pain which makes you unable to do anything else.
More than 20 percent of fibromyalgia patients who suffer from chronic pain develop the risk of depression.
So what can we do to overcome this condition?
People who are typically in good health take sleep to be granted. It is something they don't even think about much.
But if you have fibromyalgia, then you know how hard it is to get sleep.
Even people with no fibromyalgia condition sometimes have difficulty sleeping. Insomnia is such a widespread health issue that about third of Americans have trouble sleeping.
In this article, we provide you more information about fibromyalgia and difficulty in falling asleep. And the steps you can take now to sleep better.
For any long-lasting relief from your fibromyalgia condition, you have to address your sleep problem first.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is also known as " Lady Gaga" is a famous North American pop singer, songwriter, and actress. She took on to social media and announced that she suffers from the fibromyalgia condition.
She had unbearable pain and had to cancel or postpone several of her music and concert tours.
This news was shocking to the rest of the world who do not know about the fibromyalgia condition. But the fibromyalgia community was well aware of the devastating effect of fibromyalgia.