Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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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?

3 Things Fibromyalgia Can Teach You

Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating pain condition, but if you choose to look at everything from the bright side, then you may choose to look at chronic health troubles as a learning experience. Here are 3 things that fibromyalgia may be able to teach you. #1 Don’t Feel Guilty About Saying No Some of us [...]

2017-07-13T19:46:01+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 3 Things Fibromyalgia Can Teach You

Exercise Fibromyalgia Patients with More than Just Pain

There are numerous studies that discuss the benefits of exercise for fibromyalgia patients. While it may seem counterintuitive to perform physical activities while in pain, the body releases hormones during exercise that actually help to reduce pain levels in the body. The key is moderation. However, a recent study has revealed that reduced pain is [...]

2017-07-13T16:26:21+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Exercise Fibromyalgia Patients with More than Just Pain

3 Common Misconceptions About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is chronic pain condition that has been shrouded in mystery, making it tough for the 5 million+ Americans who are coping with it to find relief. We’re about to debunk 3 common fibromyalgia myths to clear up some of the confusion surrounding this common and chronic health condition. Myth #1: Only Adult Females Are [...]

2017-07-13T15:39:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 3 Common Misconceptions About Fibromyalgia

More Countries Begin to Offer Fibromyalgia Blood Test

Have you ever wondered why the process of diagnosing fibromyalgia is so painstaking? If you’ve longed for the day when a simple test could tell you if you had this condition or not with relative certainty, your wait may be nearly over. A company called EpicGenetics has developed a test that should be able to [...]

2017-07-13T12:03:56+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on More Countries Begin to Offer Fibromyalgia Blood Test

5 Practical Gifts for a Friend with Fibromyalgia

If you have a friend who is coping with fibromyalgia, you may be looking for a way to give a gift but make it practical. This is also an opportunity to say, “I may not completely understand, but I’m really trying.” Here are 5 ideas. A Pill Organizer – This may not be an exciting [...]

2017-07-13T14:23:30+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 5 Practical Gifts for a Friend with Fibromyalgia

The Effect of Fibromyalgia on Friendships

Maintaining positive relationships and a good support system is vital for a person with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, relationships are often one of the first things to suffer when a patient is learning to cope with a life-changing ailment. We’re going to look at some things to communicate to your friends so [...]

2017-07-13T11:29:46+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Effect of Fibromyalgia on Friendships

Detecting Spine Inflammation if You Have Fibromyalgia

There’s an inherent problem in dealing with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia – all pain is assumed to be part of the chronic condition. That means other painful conditions may go undetected. One example is inflammatory diseases of the spine. There is a distinctive difference between fibromyalgia and most other pain conditions. While the majority [...]

2017-07-13T11:16:07+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Detecting Spine Inflammation if You Have Fibromyalgia