Category Archives for "Fibromyalgia Living"

How Meditation Can Relieve Your Fibromyalgia Pain

People diagnosed with fibromyalgia often experience several painful and non-painful symptoms.

Some common painful symptoms are an overall chronic pain, headache, muscle tenderness and having flu-like symptoms.

Typical non-painful symptoms such are difficulty sleeping, problem concentrating, issues with the bowel movement, and feeling depressed.

The pain and discomfort caused by the fibromyalgia make them irritated and feel helpless.

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9 Painless But Misunderstood Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is typically associated with the pain and discomfort it brings to the patients, but it is a pain which takes the most of the focus.

Several fibromyalgia symptoms do not cause any physical pain but create discomfort in the patients.

Fibromyalgia is still misunderstood medical condition, and one reason is that the fibromyalgia symptoms overlap with several other conditions.

We provide a list of 9 painless fibromyalgia symptoms which are often misunderstood, and you should watch out for.

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Your Neck Can Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms: How To Prevent It

Have you ever thought that your neck can trigger fibromyalgia symptoms?

The fibromyalgia has several signs and symptoms which include deep muscle pain and painful tender points.

The tender points can be above and below the waistline along the both side of the body.

The muscle pain along the neckline can have several indirect s´╗┐ymptoms in the fibromyalgia patients.

Dizziness, headache or a migraine in the fibromyalgia patients are thought to be originating from the brain, but actually, it can also be triggered due to stretched out sternocleidomastoid muscles (SCM).

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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