Is Fibromyalgia an Autoimmune Disease?

 has a lot of symptoms in common with . In fact, a lot of people mistakenly believe that it’s classified as autoimmune. It’s not–at least, not at the moment. Fibromyalgia affects an estimated five-million adults in the United States. Autoimmune diseases can, and frequently do, occur alongside it. Additionally, some autoimmune diseases, such as , have symptoms…

From fibro shacks to shimmering high rises: The evolution of the Gold Coast

From fibro shacks to shimmering high rises: The evolution of the Gold Coast ELICIA MURRAY twitter pinterest In old black-and-white photos, the Gold Coast of the 1950s is almost unrecognisable from today’s shimmering metropolis, unless the viewer has a keen eye for that sweeping stretch of white sand and distant hinterland. The low-rise fibro shacks…

10 Things People With Chronic Illness Need to Know

People with chronic illness like fibromyalgia/MS are often in a doubtful situation for themselves. These are the hardest times for people with chronic illness and all they can do is follow the medical treatments. And they can follow natural ways of controlling the pain and making their life a little comfortable. But don’t just stop…

8 Common Products that Can Relief Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibromyalgia comes with endless symptoms list. A very common issue for fibromyalgia patients is that their whole body is in pain. No matter what you do, Pain will never go away permanently. Many people have tried medication but the side effects of medication are far too complicated which puts fibromyalgia patient in more severe pain….

What is RSDS? How it is related to fibromyalgia.

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) and fibromyalgia are two closely related disorders that are often confused with each other. RSDS is more commonly known as “complex regional pain syndrome.” When the two disorders are in one person, life can be very difficult and painful. While there are treatments for both disorders, understanding their differences is important to…

Seven Stages of Fibromyalgia,I have on five what is your’s?

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…

Lady Gaga opens up to suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

Lady Gaga, the queen of the Super Bowl and the conqueror of the Twitter trolls who have embarrassed the body, has been outspoken about her health issues in the past. In November, she Instagramed on Infrared Saunas, a pain relief method she swears by, but didn’t get too specific about   exactly   what was behind the chronic pain she…

Fibromyalgia and Eyes Problems : Will Your Vision Be Effected?

Did you know that the eye has six main muscles to control its movement? I certainly didn’t. And because fibromyalgia affects our nervous system, it stands to reason that it will affect our eyes and vision as well. The nervous system deteriorates in FM patients, so the nerves to our eyes can deteriorate and cause problems. It’s…

5 Early Warning Signs in People with Fibromyalgia

While the symptoms of fibromyalgia can resemble those associated with other illnesses, if you notice more than one symptom it’s a good idea to go to your doctor for early diagnosis Fibromyalgia is a disease that’s recognized by all medical organizations (and the World Health Organization since 1992). Its prevalence is without a doubt higher in women. Today…

Fibromyalgia: What Happens When My Hair Hurts?

By:Alexandra Waller If you have fibromyalgia, you may notice that your hair hurts. Loss of hair is just one symptom of fibromyalgia out of many. Several common symptoms include fatigue, brain fog, digestive issues, depression, muscle and joint issues, and chronic pain. Fibromyalgia is a condition in which people experience widespread chronic pain throughout the…