FIBROMYALGIA: NO ONE UNDERSTANDS AND I AM BROKEN, BROKEN, BROKEN INSIDE …

Fibromyalgia: to be broken inside and to think that nobody but me can understand how I feel, … It is the disease of emotions not expressed Our emotional states can favor all kinds of diseases: hypertension, cardiac dysfunction or nervous disorders of different types. The various ailments can contribute not only to transform our physical…

My jaw hurts so bad. It’s so sore, all it does is click and pop

Jaw pain: its prevalence and meaning in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia. Abstract OBJECTIVE. Jaw pain may occur in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA), and fibromyalgia (FM). We investigated the prevalence and correlates of jaw pain, and whether jaw pain is increased in RA, where intrinsic articular disease can be noted radiographically, or…

Fibromyalgia: Patients wake up more than 6 times a night

People with fibromyalgia also suffer from sleep disorders. At night patients wake up at least 6 times a night. The vast majority of people with fibromyalgia have sleep disorders. And according to a Canadian study published in the Clinical Journal of Pain, patients have specific sleep disorders. This disorder may be a new indicator of this difficult to…

Seven Stages of Fibromyalgia

Stage 1 At the very start of fibromyalgia, you are going to feel mild pain and fatigue. You are going to feel tired all the time. Because of this tiredness, you might not be able to do your daily job perfectly. You are holding to your job but you are pretty sure that something is…

Why Do People With Fibro Heal Slower Than Others?

Do People With Fibro Heal Slower Than Others? Who of us hasn’t had a simple scratch or scrape on their skin? They heal up quickly right? Well if you are like me and many others with fibromyalgia, you my find you do not heal as quickly as you should. Before we can delve into why…

Fibromyalgia at Different Ages: Same Condition, Different Challenges

While the underlying disease may be broadly similar, fibromyalgia can affect people differently across the age spectrum. By Quinn PhillipsMedically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD If you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you may have experienced a number of stereotypes about the condition firsthand. One persistent misconception is that fibromyalgia affects mostly middle-aged or older people — specifically, older…

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of world tour due to ‘severe pain’ from fibromyalgia

That’s the message from , who announced early Saturday morning the cancellation of the last 10 dates of the European leg of her “Joanne World Tour” due to “severe pain” from the chronic pain disorder . “I’m so devastated I don’t know how to describe it,” Lady Gaga, 31, said in a statement posted to her social…

Fibromyalgia Insomnia: What Causes (and How to Fix) Your Insomnia

Do you suffer from fibromyalgia insomnia, tossing and turning at night because of pain or discomfort? If so, you are not alone. It is estimated that two to 10 percent of the population suffers from fibromyalgia. Of those, three-quarters have sleep complaints and disturbances. The most common is a feeling of non-refreshing or non-restorative sleep….

Fibromyalgia : The Condition No One Understands

I’ve suffered from fibromyalgia for six years. To this day I’m not sure what I find hardest; the constant pain, fatigue and myriad of other symptoms that come with the diagnosis, or the constant need to explain and justify it. In 2010 when I was diagnosed, it was by process of elimination. I’d had various…

10 Root Causes of Fibromyalgia (#3 is Thyroid)

You can’t imagine how many readers reach out to me about chronic pain and fibromyalgia. If your doctor dismisses thyroid as a possible culprit for your pain, bring them this article. Written by Amy Myers, MD It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects nearly 6 million or 1 in 50 people. Fibromyalgia is classically characterized by…