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Fibromyalgia 101: The 10 Things You Need to Know

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that while characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain is not a musculoskeletal condition. As a result of there being no evidence of inflammation in the joints to cause the pain of fibromyalgia it is sometimes classified as a neurological condition, but don’t let that confuse you. The pain is not [...]

2018-08-06T01:20:05+00:00August 5th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia 101: The 10 Things You Need to Know

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – The Fine Line Between the Two Conditions

Both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers live with a great deal of fatigue and exhaustion, no matter how much rest they seem to get.  A fine line seems to exist between the two conditions given that they share many symptoms in common. Research has even found that an estimated 50%-70% of people with a [...]

2018-08-06T01:19:38+00:00August 5th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – The Fine Line Between the Two Conditions

Fibromyalgia: What Is It? Can Anything Help the Pain?

Fibromyalgia. Just hearing the word can bring about fear and frustration for those who suffer from it. Fibromyalgia is known for widespread musculoskeletal pain felt throughout the body and particular tender points. If you have fibromyalgia, you may also experience extreme exhaustion, memory problems, moodiness, and problems with sleep. According to what researchers have discovered, [...]

2018-07-09T00:13:38+00:00July 8th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia: What Is It? Can Anything Help the Pain?

Fibromyalgia in Children and Teens — What Can Help?

Hearing the diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) can be a very scary thing. But, if you are a parent and it is your child being diagnosed, it can be terrifying. Do you suspect your child may have fibromyalgia? It is easy to tell if they might be suffering from an ear infection or strep throat. However, [...]

2018-07-09T00:14:00+00:00July 8th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia in Children and Teens — What Can Help?

Top 4 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia Syndrome

If you are suffering from fibromyalgia syndrome, you may be just starting to learn your new limits and how to manage your time and energy. We’re going to provide you with 5 great tips for dealing with this chronic pain disorder effectively. The last of the four is a type of care that is bringing [...]

2018-06-25T04:49:30+00:00June 24th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Top 4 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Fibromyalgia — Why Some Doctors Will Not Give Pain Medication

A diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be very overwhelming. The pain, fatigue, and brain fog can really wipe you out. Then your doctor informs you he will not be giving you any more painkillers to help you cope with the pain. This can come as a pretty hard blow, causing you to wonder how you will [...]

2018-06-11T04:47:23+00:00June 10th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia — Why Some Doctors Will Not Give Pain Medication

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — How to Find Relief for the Tiredness

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a very disabling condition. It causes you to feel a specific type of tiredness. It’s not the kind you have after a long day of physical activity where you cannot wait to lie down in your bed and get some rest. No, this is different from that. This is the [...]

2018-06-11T05:25:06+00:00June 10th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — How to Find Relief for the Tiredness

Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 9 Things You Need to Know

When a person finally gets a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome, it can partly be a relief after such a long diagnostic process but also a new stress involving learning to live with a chronic illness. We’re going to look at 9 things a person should know about living with chronic fatigue syndrome. #1 You [...]

2018-06-08T11:16:46+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 9 Things You Need to Know

10 Things You Don’t Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Until You Have It

Chronic fatigue syndrome is one of the most misunderstood chronic health conditions. The fact is that unless you suffer from chronic fatigue (or maybe a close loved one does), most people don’t take the time to learn about every health condition. However, whether you have been diagnosed or you know someone who has it, this [...]

2018-06-08T11:16:15+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 10 Things You Don’t Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Until You Have It

Fibromyalgia: The Symptoms Behind the Syndrome

Fibromyalgia is known for causing chronic pain, but this syndrome that seems to target women between the ages of 20 and 50 can present with dozens of symptoms. Since it can be a long process to get a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, the true prevalence of this condition is not really known. However, it is estimated [...]

2018-05-20T22:00:04+00:00May 20th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia: The Symptoms Behind the Syndrome