Fibromyalgia and Death. What You Need to Know

By : Mark Borigini M.D It has been accepted by many in the medical community for many years that fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome—not even a disease. And certainly not killing anyone. However, there have been sporadic reports in the literature of increased mortality due to cardiovascular disease and suicide. A study published last year…

No More Vertigo, Lupus, Fatigue, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Thyroid Issues and More

The modern society made us have unhealthy lifestyles, eat processed and junk food, live in pollution and stress and work too much. These things damage our health and we suffer from many issues and problems. But, they can be conventionally treated, although it is always better to try natural options. The thyme is amazing for…

What should relatives of those who have fibromyalgia know?

Although Fibromyalgia is not noticeable, it is very real. Many people think that a person is not really sick unless they look sick. When you have fibromyalgia, the person can be full of health (on the outside), but inside a procession of terrible terrible symptoms. Fibromyalgia is a difficult disease to understand. Although there is no…

Fibromyalgia Is More Common Than You Think—Here’s What You Should Know

Getty Images | Kevin Winter While you may have heard of fibromyalgia, what you may not realize is that it affects more women than breast cancer. In fact, fibromyalgia plagues millions of women worldwide, including such celebrities as Lady Gaga and Sinead O’Conner. A complex disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain as well as fatigue, sleep, memory and…

18 Points Used to Diagnose Fibromyalgia

Where does it hurt? Diagnosing fibromyalgia can be tough. Pain is highly personal, so one person’s “I hurt all over” isn’t necessarily the same as another person’s “I hurt all over.” That’s why doctors often check for certain tender points on the body when it comes to diagnosing fibromyalgia. These 18 points (9 pairs) tend to be…

9 of the Worst Side Effects of Fibromyalgia – and How to Cope With Them

Fibromyalgia can produce a wide range of physical symptoms – such as chronic pain, fatigue and brain fog – that can be difficult to manage and cope with. And while these symptoms can certainly be serious and debilitating, fibro can affect so much more than “just” your body. It can have an impact on just about all aspects of your…

What Causes Fibromyalgia And Is There A Cure?

Don’t Have Time To Read The Full Article? Here Are The Main Points To Know: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a multi-syndrome condition that primarily manifests as musculoskeletal pain and chronic fatigue. Although the pain of FM is real, it is triggered by the brain and isn’t due to physical trauma within the body’s tissues. There are…

CLIMATE AND FIBROMYALGIA

CLIMATE AND FIBROMYALGIA While some families choose a new place to move by looking at nearby schools or shopping centers, others consider the best climate for fibromyalgia sufferers before making a move. A cold climate is just one of the things that adversely affects people with that condition. Even a storm front moving into an…

200+ Fibromyalgia Symptoms You Might Be Still Ignoring

Eneral 1. Activity level decreased to less than 50% of pre-illness activity level 2. Cold hands and feet (extremities) 3. Cough 4. Craving carbohydrates 5. Delayed reaction to physical activity or stressful events 6. Dryness of eyes and/or mouth 7. Edema 8. Family member(s) with Fibromyalgia 9. Fatigue, made worse by physical exertion or stress…

MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME (MPS) AND FIBROMYALGIA

MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME (MPS) AND FIBROMYALGIA Many of those already suffering from the pain of fibromyalgia also suffer from myofascial pain syndrome. Myofascial pain syndrome is another form of chronic pain that can affect the entire body, particularly the face and jaw. Myofascial pain can add to the already annoying symptoms of fibromyalgia, and can contribute…