Fibromyalgia

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Fibromyalgia

By Wyatt Redd, A few years ago, Paige Howitt went into a routine surgery for her knee. Shortly afterward, she began feeling an intense pain radiating from the site of the surgery. As the weeks went by, the pain began to spread and grow more intense. Though she didn’t know it at the time, she was suffering from...

Fibromyalgia Trigger Points Vs Fibromyalgia Tender Points. Do You Know The Difference?

  Yes, there is a difference between trigger points (TRPs) and fibromyalgia tender points. This is essential to know. Especially when it comes to aggravating factors commonly found with trigger points. It is important to distinguish between the two in order to obtain better understanding and working solutions. A trigger point is actually more than one “point” as it...

6 Painless Symptoms of Fibromyalgia. That are Most Common in Women.

Fibromyalgia pain can easily derail your entire life. It’s an agonizing and seemingly endless experience that leaves you unable to do the things that other people take for granted. But while that pain is the most noticeable symptom and the one that usually sends people to the doctor for the first time, there are a...

Is Fibromyalgia a Cannabinoid Deficiency?

By:Christine Kielborn PhD Fibromyalgia is a disease characterized by chronic, widespread pain. The cause is unknown, as the affected tissues do not appear to be diseased, and so there is no definitive test that can be performed to confirm a diagnosis. It is associated with poor quality of life, with additional symptoms of trouble sleeping,...

FIBROMYALGIA IS NOT JUST FIBROMYALGIA!

As the title says Fibromyalgia is not just Fibromyalgia! Let me explain, comments I have heard in recent months include “x has got chicken pox”, “y” has broken their leg” and “z” has had a nasty tummy bug. We all understand what we have been told and make the appropriate comments when we hear things...

Fibromyalgia and Hip Flexor Pain . What’s The Connection ?

It is not uncommon to have hip flexor issues or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. The hips, hip flexors, and lower back correlate with fibromyalgia pain areas due to tender areas around the lower back, many more trigger point areas and other conditions that affect the surrounding areas. The hip flexor muscles...

Morgan Freeman And Other Celebrities With Fibromyalgia Bravely Speak About Their Condition

Fibromyalgia is one of many conditions that are not very well-understood. Its symptoms include widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and problems with thinking, concentration, and memory (sometimes called “fibro fog”). About 5 million American adults have fibromyalgia, according to scientific estimates. Fibromyalgia often co-occurs with other conditions that cause chronic pain. Diagnosis is based on...

Fibromyalgia is Not all in your Heads, Dr. Rice

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a commonly misjudged condition that causes widespread pain and fatigue. If you’ve been diagnosed with FM and are trying to learn all you can about the condition, you may come across some myths and misunderstandings about FM. The topmost misconception is that people consider FM is not an actual medical problem or...

Miracle Drug For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief Newly Approved By FDA

Drug For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief   Lyrica (pregabalin) is an FDA-approved drug For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder thatcauses long-term, worldwide muscle pain and tenderness, trouble sleeping, and overwhelming tiredness. this drug is not an antidepressant.The medicine has long been used to reduce nerve pain in patients with shingles and diabetic neuropathy. It is also used to treat partial...

23 ‘Red Flags’ That Might Mean A Fibromyalgia Flare-Up Is Coming

By Paige Wyant, A fibromyalgia flare-up may consist of widespread pain, extreme fatigue or difficulty with memory and concentration, commonly known as “fibro fog.” But many with fibro may notice other “red flags” that often appear in the hours or days leading up to a full-on flare. Sometimes a flare can be triggered by your external environment, such as a change...

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