22 Things People With Fibromyalgia Really Mean When They Say ‘I’m Tired’

By: Paige Wyant When you live with fibromyalgia, each new day can bring a barrage of symptoms, both physical and emotional. Constantly battling through the pain, fatigue and brain fog can be wearying in a way most people without chronic illness simply can’t understand, so trying to explain how you feel can be a challenge (and some days,…

Fibromyalgia: “I am 41 years old and I live in the body of an old man”

He is always tired, and all the time it hurts. Patrick Schutz of Neuchâtel has fibromyalgia – an invisible condition that is not recognized by disability insurance. Pain, pain, nothing but pain: Patrick Schuts (41) from Neuchâtel always has the feeling that he has the flu – without a fever, but with enormous lead fatigue. He would…

The Truth About Neurontin and Fibromyalgia

BY:Dr. Rodger Murphree How does a drug organization get an unproven, worthless, and most probably unsafe drug like Neurontin, and turn it into a billion greenback blockbuster? By way of deceit, lies, and bribery reports New York Occasions nicely becoming author and writer Melody Peterson. Peterson, in her guide “Our Each day Meds,” reveals the…

My name is fibromyalgia and I am an invisible disease.

I am with you for the rest of your life. Others do not see me. But your body feels me. I can attack you when and how I want. I can also deal with intense pain. And if I’m in a good mood, I can also assure you that you have pain everywhere. Remember when…

Fibromyalgia Pain Relief Tip #20: Up Your Vitamin B12 Intake

  Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient that is involved in many vital body functions including cell growth, red blood cell regeneration, central nervous system functions, metabolism, the body’s self-detoxificaition system and many more. Therefore, a deficiency in vitamin B12 can cause dysfunction leading to various symptoms similar to fibromyalgia, for instance, fatigue, weakness, poor sleep, memory impairment,…

Fibromyalgia and Loneliness: How to Fight Isolation

When you disconnect yourself from the outside world, you are building a reinforced wall around your life to block out all that would hurt you. But what if the measures you take to protect yourself are actually creating more damage? What if your wall stops the positives from entering as much as it stops the negatives? More…

Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk

A recent study categorizing people with obstructive sleep apnea based on their differing symptoms found a strong link between excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular disease. OSA increases hypertension risk. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) causes sporadic airflow blockages during sleep. All of the different types of sleep apnea, OSA is the most common. Symptoms include snoring, daytime…

7 Signals That Indicate You May Have Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that causes you to suffer pain, stiffness and fatigue for no apparent reason. Symptoms often occur when people are between 25 and 40 years old, and especially women who suffer from this disease. About two percent of adults have this disease, which can affect a person’s life quite intensely. This…

8 feeding rules for people with fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is notoriously difficult to treat. The medication tends to reduce muscle pain, fatigue and other symptoms of chronic disease by only 30% to 50%. As a result, many patients resort to changes in diet and lifestyle to achieve pain relief. Learning what foods to avoid is a good place to start, since people with…

10 Surprising Facts About Arthritis

Think you know everything about arthritis? You or a loved one has been living with arthritis for years and you are almost certain you know everything about this potentially debilitating condition. But here we look look at 10 surprising facts about the different types of arthritis that you may not know! Snakes and bees and ants? After…

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