Fibromyalgia and Hip Flexor Pain

Although fibromyalgia has not yet been considered as a type of autoimmune disease, this condition is often associated with similar autoimmune condition like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers are still not sure of what causes the chronic pain condition, although several theories have emerged. One of which links one’s blood type to fibromyalgia. Can your…

Fibromyalgia Linked to Gut Bacteria for First Time

Original story from McGill University Health Center  Read Time: 4 minScientists have found a correlation between a disease involving chronic pain and alterations in the gut microbiome.Fibromyalgia affects 2-4 percent of the population and has no known cure. Symptoms include fatigue, impaired sleep and cognitive difficulties, but the disease is most clearly characterized by widespread chronic…

Fibromyalgia is finally recognized as a real official disease

Fibromyalgia finally has its own official diagnostic code in ICD-10-CM formally adopted in USICD-10-CM, which means International Classification of Diseases, 10  th Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of codes diagnostic provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics to be used for medical reports in the United States. ICD-10-CM…

12 ‘Helpful’ Suggestions People With Fibromyalgia Are Tired of Hearing

If you live with fibromyalgia, you may often hear suggestions friends and family about how to treat, cope with or even “cure” your fibromyalgia. These suggestions can be frustrating if the person is neither a medical expert nor has fibromyalgia, and doesn’t know what the condition really feels like. According to The Mighty’s Fibromyalgia Condition Guide,…

Campaigners call on government to include Fibromyalgia on Long Term Illness List

Individuals living with fibromyalgia are spending their energy fighting the Irish health system as opposed to alleviating their condition, according to co-founder of Fibro Ireland. The comments come in light of a conference held in Dublin last week whereby people living with fibromyalgia gathered to call on the government to recognise the condition as a…