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3 Potential Ways to Cope with a Fibromyalgia Flare-Up

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, you are probably excited on the days when you wake up feeling like you can get things accomplished. Unfortunately, you may have the tendency to overdo it on the good days, leading a flare-up. What can you do on the days when your condition is at its worst? These 3 [...]

2017-08-17T06:13:44+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 3 Potential Ways to Cope with a Fibromyalgia Flare-Up

The Advice Every Fibromyalgia Suffer Receives (But Doesn’t Want)

You may have noticed that everyone who hears you have fibromyalgia suddenly becomes an armchair doctor with just the fix for you. Here are three common suggestions that people immediately make to fibromyalgia sufferers, and why they rightfully annoy you. “Tough It Out” – No one with a chronic illness wants to hear those three [...]

2017-08-17T06:08:04+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Advice Every Fibromyalgia Suffer Receives (But Doesn’t Want)

Coping with Fibromyalgia-Related Memory Problems

Most people who don’t have fibromyalgia or know someone who does may think of it as a pain condition only. While the pain is certainly one of the most debilitating symptoms of fibromyalgia, it’s not the only thing that can be tough to deal with. Cognitive difficulties such as short-term memory problems can range from [...]

2017-08-09T12:28:33+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Coping with Fibromyalgia-Related Memory Problems

5 Tips to Help Fibromyalgia Patients Sleep Better

Fibromyalgia may primarily be a chronic pain condition, but there are many other symptoms that can add to how debilitating it is. Sleep disturbances can be a major factor in fibromyalgia flare-ups because lack of sleep increases pain levels in the body. Thus, a cycle can quickly form that it is tough to escape, where [...]

2017-08-09T12:19:47+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help Fibromyalgia Patients Sleep Better

The Link Between Neck Conditions and Fibromyalgia

According to researchers in Germany, there is a higher incidence of neck and jaw problems in patients with fibromyalgia. How was this link discovered? Is there a good reason for these conditions to be connected? How can you find relief from the chronic pain and other debilitating symptoms of fibromyalgia? Read on to learn more. [...]

2017-08-09T12:13:37+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Link Between Neck Conditions and Fibromyalgia

Help for Men Suffering from Fibromyalgia

Today, we’re going to take a closer look at a fibromyalgia demographic that doesn’t get a lot of attention – men. The fact is that 80-90% of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are female. However, while the stigma of fibromyalgia affects anyone who has it, sometimes the experience may be even more difficult for men. In [...]

2017-08-04T04:12:36+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Help for Men Suffering from Fibromyalgia

Is Cerebral Blood Flow the Secret to Fibromyalgia?

A study that should be of great interest to fibromyalgia sufferers was recently published in PLoS One magazine. It deals with a potential underlying factor involved in fibromyalgia, especially in the emotional symptoms that many face, such as anxiety and depression. Here are some of the things you should know. Negative Emotions, Pain Responses in [...]

2017-07-26T11:23:05+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Is Cerebral Blood Flow the Secret to Fibromyalgia?

Recently Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia? – Read this Article!

After receiving a diagnosis of a chronic illness such as fibromyalgia, a person may feel some conflicting emotions. Because the process of getting a diagnosis is often so long, you may actually have a sense of relief at finally knowing what is wrong. At the same time, you may also be wondering what the next [...]

2017-07-26T14:23:31+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Recently Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia? – Read this Article!

Fibromyalgia – Lifehacks for Dealing with Your Daily Chores

When a person is suffering from fibromyalgia, normal daily tasks can seem like giants that need to be slain. One big task is keeping up with housecleaning. We’re going to provide a few tips on how to get this chore done despite the pain, but we’ll finish by considering a natural therapy that has helped [...]

2017-07-17T12:09:12+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia – Lifehacks for Dealing with Your Daily Chores

Does Weather Affect Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms?

Fibromyalgia flare-ups can be caused by all sorts of external factors. What are some of the most common causes of increased symptom severity? Does the weather really have an effect on fibromyalgia? Is there any way to find natural relief from your symptoms so as to reduce the frequency of flare-ups? Read on to learn [...]

2017-07-17T12:23:21+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Does Weather Affect Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms?