FIBROMIALGIA: I’m not pretending to be sick, I really intend to be okay

It’s crazy, but sometimes I feel like a criminal continually judged by people who know nothing about me or my life and, before this world, it is better to pretend If you don’t know me well enough or are part of my family, it is possible that on some occasions you may have thought that…

Fibromyalgia sufferers | Are You Losing Strength Between Your Hands?

Do you lose strength in your hands? Fibromyalgia sufferers do A common feature that most people with fibromyalgia present is a diffuse pain that affects much of the body. This disconcerting symptom is usually accompanied by morning stiffness, numbness in the hands and feet, ie tingling and numbness, sleep disturbances and, above all, a feeling…

New vaccine for fibromyalgia treatment that actually works. Please read

If someone could give you a vaccine that would cure your fibromyalgia, would you do it? It may sound like a dream, but it is closer to reality than you might think. Los Angeles-based biomedical firm   EpicGenetics   and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers are seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a clinical trial next…

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 got its officially approved ICD-10-CM official code in the United States. The ICD-10-CM, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of diagnostic codes for the Medicare and Medicaid care centers and…

I’m not sick. I have Fibromyalgia.

Just over a year ago, I had ambitious but realistic plans. I was traveling, hiking and exploring the U.S. as much as I could. Then, out of the blue I began struggling with pain and fatigue Every. Single. Day. That’s not just a little headache or I’m tired. That’s full body aches like I have…

Fibromyalgia now considered as a lifelong central nervous system disorder

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is responsible for amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it. Daniel Clauw, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, University of Michigan, analyzed the neurological…

Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy the Key to Treating Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a tricky condition to diagnose and an even trickier one to treat. The painful condition that affects women more often than men isn’t even widely recognized throughout the medical community, making the hunt for treatments a slow going process. But a team of researchers point to one potential treatment as a viable option…

What is an outbreak of fibromyalgia?

The second most common question asked people living with fibromyalgia (or any invisible chronic disease) next to  What is fibromyalgia  is?  What is an outbreak of fibromyalgia? If you know someone who lives with this disease, you have probably heard that they say at one time or another that they are having an “outbreak.” Trying to express what you…

13 triggers that can aggravate your fibromyalgia

Sometimes life with fibromyalgia seems to sail in a minefield. There is a seemingly endless number of “mines” that can make the symptoms worse, causing fibromyalgia to flare up. You have to be careful because even a single false step can affect your days while you try to recover from the pain or damage caused. Understanding what…

I can not be the “perfect housewife” with fibromyalgia, and that’s good.

Par: Alicia Thompson I must admit he was a rather unusual child. I grew up watching cooking shows, Martha Stewart and “I Love Lucy”. I dreamed of being the ideal housewife of the 50’s with a flawless house. (I know, call me old-fashioned, but I found it amusing.) One day I imagined doing the detailed DIY for which…

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