The process of getting a fibromyalgia diagnosis can take a lot of time and be a very frustrating process. Unfortunately, once it’s been established that you have this chronic health condition, you are often left with just a few suggestions for managing symptoms. But this article is meant to expand on some hopeful news in
What exactly is fibromyalgia? It seems like we hear about it more and more these days. You or someone you know may suffer from it. Let’s try to understand it a little better and see what hope exists for those who are afflicted by this debilitating condition. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complicated chronic pain disorder
Fibromyalgia can be a persistent, life-disrupting condition. It is characterized by a set of symptoms that include widespread pain and stiffness in the body's soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, and tendons), fatigue that can be extreme at times, and poor quality of sleep. While anyone can be affected by fibromyalgia, women are about seven times as
A diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be a scary thing to face. In fact, if you begin feeling widespread pain throughout your body, you may want help but may be afraid to find out what it really is. This is understandable. However, we are here to help you understand what fibromyalgia is and give you hope
Fibromyalgia is a difficult to diagnose condition that causes widespread pain and extreme fatigue. The pain and sleep issues are the two symptoms that most people readily associate with fibromyalgia. However, there are a host of other symptoms that fibromyalgia sufferers cope with during the course of dealing with their condition. Some lesser known fibromyalgia
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a real condition that is acknowledged by medical doctors. However, the reason that it occurs is still under debate. In the meantime, those suffering are left with little in the way of answers and help. Some theorize that CFS is brought about by stress; still, others
Fibromyalgia is becoming an increasingly more common condition. It is characterized by widespread pain throughout the body, sleep difficulties, and cognitive issues. Fibromyalgia disproportionately affects women with between 80 and 90% of people diagnosed being female. The exact cause of fibromyalgia remains somewhat of a mystery, though many factors are involved.
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex disorder that is not readily understood. People with chronic fatigue syndrome experience extreme levels of fatigue that don’t improve with rest and can’t be explained by any other underlying medical condition. At least one million people across the U.S. have chronic fatigue syndrome, and tens of millions more have
Almost everyone has had the experience of getting home and feeling exhausted after a few long days on little sleep. After a good night of sleep, they wake up feeling refreshed. This is not how people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome feel. For people with chronic fatigue syndrome, it seems that
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, then you know how complex managing the condition can be. Symptoms can be mild one day and severe the next. Aside from the widespread pain, fibromyalgia sufferers also cope with a host of other symptoms, including memory problems (sometimes called
If you yourself, or a friend or family member suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, you might very well be looking for answers. Due to the nature of chronic fatigue syndrome, and because an exact cause has not yet been determined, the available information and treatment options may be minimal at best.
Anyone with fibromyalgia can tell you the constant aches and pains akin to pins and needles. One of the classic signs of fibromyalgia is persistent pain all over the body that is continuous over long periods of time. It is estimated that anywhere from 3-20 million Americans suffer from the condition. Fibromyalgia includes a variety
Do you have trouble sleeping? Cloudy thinking? Achy pain all over that doesn’t get better? At some point in our lives we have all experienced one of those symptoms and it is not pleasant. However many people deal with all of these symptoms simultaneously, more commonly known as Fibromyalgia. Estimates say
There is a health condition that affects many people, and the symptoms may be written off as part of daily living. Things such as fatigue, chronic pain, poor sleep quality, irritability, and cloudy thinking may actually be part of a more serious health condition. If you have one or more of