Fibromyalgia Pain Can Be—Endometriosis

Though the discomfort may occur during a woman’s monthly period, as the illness progresses, pain may be felt at other times of the month, too.

The pain may radiate down the back and into the legs and may be associated with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Pain can be experienced in the following:

• Dysmenorrhea (strong […]

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Is Fibromyalgia Real?

Is Fibromyalgia real? I don’t believe at this point in time, anyone can doubt its existence. Ask anyone and either they or someone they know is dealing with the challenges of Fibromyalgia.

John Kissel, M. D. a neurologist and co-director of the MDA/ALS Center at Ohio State University, used to think that Fibromyalgia wasn’t a […]

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Fibromyalgia Pain Can Be — Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

The SI joints support the entire weight of the upper body

Pain can be a condition known as SacroIliac Joint Dysfunction, known also as Sacroiliitis, SI joint inflammation, SI joint syndrome and SI joint strain.

Though the main symptom is low back pain, pain can be felt also in your hips, buttocks, thighs or […]

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Fibromyalgia Pain Can Be—Forward Head Posture

Forward Head Posture can be painful.

Pain can be attributed to poor posture, round shoulderness and a condition known as FHP or Forward Head Posture, one of the most common postural problems in today’s modern society.

Some researchers believe that pain can be due to holding the head in a forward position, which may […]

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A Constant Pain in the Chest—Costochondritis

A constant pain in your chest may be symptoms of Costochondritis.

 

If you live with Fibromyalgia and a constant pain in your upper body, be aware of these telltale signs:

• Sharp, stabbing pain in the front of the chest. • Ribs that are sore to the touch. • Pain on the left or […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – what is the difference?

 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia are known to have a host of symptoms in common.

They include:

*Fatigue *Unrefreshing sleep *Irritable bowel syndrome *Chronic headaches *Association with Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ) *Cognitive or memory impairment *Dizziness *Impaired coordination

Yet, Substance P, a neurotransmitter that transmits pain signals, is elevated in Fibromyalgia but not […]

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Fibromyalgia Pain can be worse in the Winter

Pain can be magnified in the winter months.

I do not like being cold! Twice in my lifetime I had developed hives on my legs just from the rapid drop in temperature.

As most people that live with Fibromyalgia have learned, we do not do well with fluctuations in temperature. Pain can be difficult to […]

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Fibromyalgia and the Effects Of Anesthesia

I had heard about the effects of anesthesia on a person living with Fibromyalgia, but honestly, I never totally believed it – until it happened to me!

By sharing my own experience of the effects of anesthesia, I hope you will be better prepared than I was when you go through surgery.

Before any […]

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Fibromyalgia: A Constant Pain

A Constant Pain

 

Fibromyalgia is a Constant Pain!

Fibromyalgia is said to be a disorder of the central nervous system, which causes abnormal pain processing and results in amplified pain, which is often a constant pain.

The associated pain can also be widespread and be accompanied by fatigue and sleep disturbances. Other […]

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