Blood Test for Fibromyalgia: What You Need to Know Blood tests for other conditions

Overview Fibromyalgia is a neurologic condition that causes pain across most or all of the body. A neurologic condition is one that affects the nervous system. Fibromyalgia affects 2 to 4 percentof people. More women than men have the condition. The primary symptoms of fibromyalgia are: pain or tenderness in muscles, joints, or skin from touch or…

Fibromyalgia is finally recognized as an official diagnosis! Please share this information

Fibromyalgia is finally recognized as an official diagnosis! Please share this information On October 1, 2015, Fibromyalgia finally has its own official ICD-10-CM code, officially approved in the United States. The ICD-10-CM, acronym for the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of diagnostic codes for the Medicare, Medicaid and National…

EXPERT Q&A: HOW DO I SLEEP BETTER WITH FIBROMYALGIA?

Shaun Shontae Hook first began having joint pain when she was just 13—but it wasn’t until after she gave birth to her first child, in 2002, that the pain really reared its head. “At first I thought I was just getting older,” says the 42-year-old owner of Hook Cleaning & Organization Services in Blythewood, S.C. “My doctors…

Bad habits that Causes your fibromyalgia symptoms to flare up

Every now and then life with fibromyalgia seems like navigating throughout a minefield. There is a seemingly endless number of “mines” out there that can aggravate your symptoms, causing your fibromyalgia to flare-up. As even one misstep can have an impact on you for days as you try to recover from the pain or damage…

New vaccine for the treatment of fibromyalgia that actually works

If someone could give you a vaccine that could cure your fibromyalgia, would you do it? It may sound like a dream, but it’s closer to reality than you think. Los Angeles-based biomedical firm,   EpicGenetics   and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers seek FDA clearance to test Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine next year   as a potential treatment for fibromyalgia . BCG is a generic…

Resilience, be strong despite the storms

Resilience, be strong despite the storms When we believe ourselves to be perfect 5 strategies to improve attention and memory Keys to improve the strength of will There are people who are characterized by their great capacity for resilience. Precisely those who have as a weapon their ability to remain afloat in the face of difficulties and as…

I cured my fibromyalgia with FOOD: Mother who suffered with the same chronic pain as the BBC’s Kirsty Young claims a new diet ERADICATED her symptoms

Holly Donald, 36, from Grimsby, was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in June 2017 She was told her treatment options were strong steroids and antidepressants Unhappy with her options Holly discovered a 30 day plan to help ease symptoms She claims that the programme has eradicated the painful symptoms she had By CHARLOTTE DEAN A mother-of-two who was…

Is Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosed as ADHD in Young People?

Fibromyalgia is a complicated illness. The experts still aren’t sure exactly what causes it or how to cure it. But researchers discover new correlations every day and develop clues about the nature of the illness. The more recent interesting finding from researchers is a possible link with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses in young people,…

Fibromyalgia and pain of the hip flexors

It is not uncommon to have problems with hip flexors or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. The hip, hip flexors and back pain drops correlate with the areas of fibromyalgia due to the sensitive areas in the back, the much lower trigger points and the other conditions areas that affect the surrounding areas. …

My name is Fibromyalgia and I am an invisible disease.

My name is Fibromyalgia and I am an invisible disease. I am with you for the rest of your life. Others see you not me. But your body feels me. I can attack you when and how I want. I can also take care of severe pain. And if I’m in a good mood, I…