22 Surprising Symptoms of Painsomnia

Paige Wyant  •  Chronic Pain You don’t have to go through chronic pain alone. Our community is here for you. Many of those in the chronic illness community may struggle with painsomnia, which occurs when someone is in too much pain to be able to fall asleep. Naturally, this can result in sleepiness or fatigue the following…

Fibromyalgia may affect as many as one in 25 people in NI

By Aileen Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES About 4,500 people in Northern Ireland are receiving a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for living with fibromyalgia – but as many as one in 25 people may actually be affected. Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body and it can be difficult to detect. For…

7 serious diseases associated with fibromyalgia. You probably have not realized

By Denise Mann About 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, which is characterized by painful and tender points throughout the body; fatigue; insomnia; and cognitive problems known as fibro fog. Unfortunately, people with fibromyalgia are more likely than people in the general population to have other conditions as well. If you have fibromyalgia, here are seven other health problems….

6 Rare and Strange Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience. 6 Rare and Strange…

Lady Gaga Unveils Painful History of PTSD and Fibromyalgia in Vogue

“I get so irritated with people who don’t believe fibromyalgia is real,” Gaga said. KEVIN MAZURGETTY IMAGES Known for her eye-catching fashion and high-energy performances, Lady Gaga often seems larger than life, but behind the scenes, the 32-year-old pop star has struggled with crippling health issues like PTSD and fibromyalgia. In an interview with Vogue, the October cover…

Do You Live with Anxiety? Here Are 11 Ways to Cope

Breathe: There are ways to calm your anxiety Know that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation? Or perhaps, instead, your palms get sweaty when you’re confronted with an overwhelming task or event. That’s anxiety — our body’s natural response to stress. If you haven’t recognized your triggers yet, here are a…

You may be surprised after knowing what causes fibromyalgia.

Do you want to know what causes fibromyalgia? According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, there are between 15 and 20 million people who suffer from fibromyalgia but do not know what causes fibromyalgia. -Dr. Steven Hotze, hypothyroidism, health and happiness – 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease – Up to 60% of people…

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