It’s estimated that 5 million Americans, mostly women, suffer from fibromyalgia.[i] Most are not diagnosed until middle age, although symptoms often begin earlier, and many are not correctly diagnosed at all. Often considered an arthritis-related condition, fibromyalgia is not actually a form of arthritis. However, it is considered a rheumatic condition that causes impairment to […]
Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic disorder that causes widespread pain, tenderness and sometimes additional symptoms like fatigue, sleep problems and brain fog. The pain of fibromyalgia is often described as a dull unrelenting ache that occurs on both sides of your body. It’s estimated that 5 million Americans, mostly women, struggle with this condition,[i] which, […]
Fibromyalgia pain is no laughing matter, and for many people that pain can fluctuate based on things like; the season, the humidity, and the time of the day. Coping with morning symptoms can be a challenge and for many people it is the most difficult time of the day. One of the many symptoms of fibromyalgia is a swelling or “puffy feeling” in the body which makes getting a good nights sleep nearly impossible.
Fibromyalgia is so much more than chronic pain and discomfort. It is a condition that affects nearly all the aspects of life, from emotional health to financial stability. But what can you do when fibromyalgia becomes an issue in the bedroom?
Researchers have unveiled a link between poor sleep and fibromyalgia. Norwegian scientists have discovered that the risk of fibromyalgia increased as sleep problems became more severe. The poor sleep and fibromyalgia association was especially true among middle-aged and older women. Poor sleep has often been cited as a symptom of fibromyalgia, as it is with many […]
It is no surprise that children today will face many challenges; pressure to be socially accepted, pressure to be smarter and more successful. These children are also facing health related challenges. You would be surprised to learn that many children also suffer from chronic pain known as childhood or juvenile fibromyalgia. Childhood fibromyalgia typically occurs […]
Fibromyalgia is an illness that affects muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. It is characterized by chronic widespread pain and sensitive areas where even slight pressure causes intense pain.
These so-called tender points give rise to severe fibromyalgia pain on application of pressure. They are usually located at the front of the neck, on the tops of the shoulders, between the shoulder blades, on the top of the chest, on the back of the head, inside the knees and on the hips and elbows.
Fibromyalgia is a relatively common disorder which mainly affects your bodies’ muscles, but can also affect your brain. Unlike arthritis, which mainly affects your joints, Fibromyalgia creates pain in the connective tissues, including your ligaments, tendons and muscles.
Fibromyalgia Syndrome, often known as FMS, currently has no particular diagnosable cause, and some doctors dispute that it is in fact a singular problem. Nevertheless, in the US alone there is a cost of $20 billion attributable to Fibromyalgia and its symptoms. This excessive cost is understandably worrying considering there is no known reason for this disorder to occur.
Fibromyalgia (the name of which stems from the words “muscle pain”) is considered an arthritis-related disease, though it does not directly impact the joints. It is typically characterized by long-lasting, widespread pain throughout the body, and chronic fatigue. Approximately two percent of the population suffers from this disorder.
The symptoms of fibromyalgia are both many and varied, although some are more commonly experienced than others. Fibromyalgia pain is commonly experienced in soft tissues, such as muscles and tendons.
Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread soft-tissue pain and chronic debilitating fatigue. As with many similar painful syndromes, fybromyalgia diet suggestions abound to improve the symptoms of fibromyalgia, with some even claiming to alter the course of the disease. But how many of these diet claims are mere fads, meant to feed off of the sufferers fear?