Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Women and How To Handle it

Sometimes it feels like that being a woman takes a significant toll on your body.

It is not only that you have to deal with regular physical and psychological ups and down but also you have to deal with several illness and problems targeted toward women than anyone else.

Fibromyalgia is one of those chronic painful conditions which seems to affect women more than anyone else.

Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain in the muscles, tendons, including other nuances of life such as a headache, sleep disturbance, problem concentrating and depression.

Continue reading

Why Your Promising Fibromyalgia Medicine Not Working?

Do you or someone you care have fibromyalgia?

I bet you then that you might be looking for that one silver bullet which will take away all your pain and frustration and bring your life back to normal.

The cause of fibromyalgia is still debatable but research have shown that in fibromyalgia patients the nervous system does not process information the right way and this causes the problem in actually treating this illness.

Continue reading

Is Fibromyalgia New Startling Global Epidemic?

If you have been unfortunate enough to suffer with fibromyalgia condition then you would have often wondered that is that only you who suffer from this miserable illness. 

The truth is, there is a lot of contradictory and even outright false information about the severity of fibromyalgia epidemic across the globe.

Consider these key stats: 

  • Fibromyalgia syndromes (FMS) affects 2% of worldwide population
  • It is more common in women than in men, with a gender ration of 7:1
  • On average, it takes 1.9 to 2.7 years and 2 to 4 physicians to receive accurate diagnosis.
  • FMS patients physical function and quality of life are often reduced.
  • Medical cost is high, up to 10 years before diagnosis and constructive diagnosis can reduce healthcare cost.
Continue reading

Fibromyalgia Symptoms: 17 Signs and Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Do you know that over 6 million people in North America suffer from a chronic painful condition called fibromyalgia?

Yet, there is still so much confusion and uncertainty surrounding this illness.

People suffering from fibromyalgia have widespread pain throughout the entire body and have other side effects that often last the entire day.

There is no cure to treat fibromyalgia permanently, but there are conventional and alternative medicines available which can help you to reduce the fibromyalgia symptoms and improve the overall quality of life.

Continue reading

Fibromyalgia and Autoimmune Disease: The Missing Link

Is Fibromyalgia autoimmune disease?

That is the question many people diagnosed with fibromyalgia seem to ask when they hear the word central nervous system. 

Fibromyalgia is a chronic painful condition which is not completely understood yet.  If you are diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you might experience constant pain all over your body, fatigue, mood swings, and occasional swelling in your muscles and joints.

Fibromyalgia is caused by the misfiring of your central nervous system where the constant firing of pain signals overwhelms your brain and the nerves carrying these signals.

Continue reading

Relation Between Paresthesia and Fibromyalgia: The Ultimate Guide

Here is a little scenario for you,

You have been working on your desk working diligently to complete the project, and you were so engrossed in completing the project that you did not even become aware how long you have been sitting there and finishing the report.

Once you finish your project, you take a sign of relief and try to get up from the chair but you can’t.

It seems like your leg just got numb and is not able to carry your weight anymore. You have this shooting sensation of tingling going through your nerves.

Continue reading

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Fever?

If you have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia then you know all very well that it is chronic condition which causes pain the muscles, fatigue, sleep disorder and dizziness.

Fibromyalgia is hard to diagnose and sometime it can take up to five years for the average person to be diagnosed. Several people complain that they have a low-grade fever and they tend to put the cause of fever on Fibromyalgia.

Although there could be several causes for the fever and it becomes important to identify the correct reason for the fever before any treatment can begin.

Continue reading

Does Weather Makes Your Fibromyalgia Worse?

One of my friend who has fibromyalgia moved from Idaho to California.

She told me that she has been in California for three months and in these three months, she did not get her fibromyalgia triggered as much as when she was in Idaho.

It makes me thinking whether there is a real correlation between the weather and the fibromyalgia.

Does the weather condition such as cold, hot, warm, dry or humid triggers fibromyalgia symptoms?

Continue reading

Is CBD Oil New Solution For Pain Management?

There has been lots of buzzes recently regarding the use of  CBD oil for fibromyalgia pain relief and treating several other medical conditions such as nausea, loss of appetite and even memory loss.

Although marijuana is illegal in most of the countries, there has been new research coming up which shows the tremendous medical pain relief potential of marijuana for patients.

Continue reading
>
Scroll Up