Fibromyalgia: The ‘invisible illness’ that could be causing your chronic pain

Fibromyalgia affects nearly 1 in 20 people in the UK, however it is still widely misunderstood, with the chronic pain and symptoms of the syndrome often leading to sufferers being misdiagnosed with other conditions. Danielle Lloyd is trying to raise awareness of the condition after her mother Jackie has been suffering with the condition for the past…

New book offers hope to sufferers of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety, depression and other medically unexplained symptoms and invisible illnesses.

A new book, The Intelligent Body, by leading Cardiff-based Chartered Psychologist, Kyle Davies BSc MPhil CPsychol AFBPsS is set to offer new hope to sufferers of conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety, depression, migraine, and stress by helping to reverse their symptoms from the inside out (without expensive supplements or medications). Fibromyalgia recently came…

Pitfalls and Pleasures of Therapeutic Massage for Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain

By Celeste Cooper In a 2015 review and meta-analysis of different styles of massage therapy for those of us living with fibromyalgia, Yuan SL, Matsutani LA, and Marques AP concluded “overall, most styles of massage therapy consistently improved the quality of life of fibromyalgia patients.” But, it is difficult to know why certain types of therapy might…

Two simple tests can ID fibromyalgia in pain patients

(HealthDay)—Two simple tests can indicate a probable diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) in patients with chronic pain, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Kim D. Jones, Ph.D., from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, and colleagues studied 352 patients scheduled for routine examination in two primary care practices….

Battling the Emotional Side of Fibromyalgia

    Everyone talks about the physical side of fibromyalgia, but what a lot of non-sufferers and non-believers do not understand is how much we suffer emotionally as well. Going forward, I will refer to these people as the “nons.” Try having to live with a chronic illness that no one really understands and that…

The Important Role Exercise Plays In Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia

With an estimated 5 million people in the United States suffering from fibromyalgia, it’s indisputably one of the most common types of chronic pain conditions. Unfortunately, it often goes undiagnosed, as was exhibited by Lady Gaga’s struggle—the singer recently opened up about dealing with the aches and pains of fibromyalgia, only to be told time and time…

72 SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA (YOU WON’T BELIEVE) WHAT ARE YOURS?

By: Kortney Briggis You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’renotalone! The list is adapted from…

21 things that doctors do not tell people about fibromyalgia

When diagnosed with any chronic disease, a good doctor should inform you about the symptoms, inform you about the prognosis and offer ideas for treatment or management of the disease. However, fibromyalgia was formally recognized only a few decades ago, and many doctors are still not familiar with the disease and how to treat it. On the…

THE CAUSE OF FIBROMYALGIA FINDS .. PLEASE, SHARE THIS INFORMATION

They are the cause of fibromyalgia. Medical geneticists identified 90 DNA disorders patients, causing symptoms through alterations in the immune and nervous system of these patients. They have often felt misunderstood. Or worse, accused of simulating an ailment. But now science proves them right. And that medical geneticists have discovered that fibromyalgia is a disease of neurological…