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…

Abuse Lead to Fibromyalgia and childhood stress.

By Staff. A new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine has shown that women Veterans being treated for fibromyalgia exhibit high rates of childhood abuse. With female Veterans representing a growing segment of the VA population, standardized screening for military sexual trauma (MST) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are helpful in providing complete care to…

How to Treat Frozen Shoulders in Fibromyalgia

BY LYN JENSEN Seeking pain relief is a major concern for the overwhelming majority of people who seek out medical care, and while some forms of pain are very easy to diagnose and treat (or perhaps even cure), others we have very limited knowledge on. A prime example of this is fibromyalgia, where the chronic…

Dry Eyes and Mouth due to Fibromyalgia

BY JULIA NELSON · Dry Eyes and Mouth due to FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia is typically characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, inability to get refreshing sleep, waking up tired and stiff and developing cognitive disturbances including lack of concentration and clumsiness, dizziness etc. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic and long term condition that has no cure. About…

7 Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Women. #3 Quite Unexpected

In Lady Gaga’s Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two, the first scene shows the singer’s muscles being stretched and prodded on a massage table. It’s one of the ways she deals with fibromyalgia, a condition that causes chronic pain all over the body. It’s not known what causes the condition, and there’s no cure, which can…

What Causes Urticaria? How It is Linked With Fibromyalgia

By:Wyatt Redd Fibromyalgia seems to come with an almost unending list of additional side effects. From chronic itching to frequent urination, it seems like the fresh miseries of fibromyalgia never end. And in case you were looking for a new side effect to add to your list, how about urticaria. Urticaria, commonly called hives, is a…

Fibromyalgia Last-stage pain symptoms that cause many health risks

Fibromyalgia is a confusing and widely misunderstood condition characterized by widespread pain and tenderness, accompanied by fatigue, sleep disorders, memory problems and gastrointestinal problems. Because the range of possible symptoms is so extensive (and there is no clear consensus on how the disorder can be diagnosed), many feel lost about what they are and what needs…

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Muscle Spasms? And What Can You Do About Them?

Fibromyalgia and Muscle Spasms Fibromyalgia is a pain. It not only causes pain all throughout the body, but it also produces different types of pain. The most commonly seen types of pain with fibromyalgia are: Hyperalgesia – pain amplification Allodynia – pain to the touch Painful paresthesia – painful nerve sensations But our pain does…

It’s Not Fibromyalgia. Most Likely You are Not Aware

I stood in my closet this morning, looking around as though I’d never been there. I couldn’t remember what I was doing, why, or what I should do next. So I stood still, waiting for it to come to me. Moments before I had been violently panting like a wild animal, bent over in pain…

My mom has fibromyalgia. Reading this made me cry for her

BY JULIA NELSON · Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today.However, chronic pain and chronic diseases are often invisible. In many cases there are no plasters, visible rashes or nasal discharge involved.Those who suffer from chronic pain often appear “normal”, perhaps a little more fragile or sad than average.I suffered from chronic headaches for four and a half…