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6 Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a strange disease. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but ask yourself if your recent uncomfortable symptoms are due to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia you may experience. Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia non-cardiac chest pain  This is one of the…

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Neurontin and Lyrica are a death sentence for new brain synapses: shocking study. Please share this information.

Byron J. Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist Neurontin and its newer, more potent version, Lyrica, are often used for off-label indications that pose an obvious risk to the public. These blockbuster drugs were approved for use, although the FDA had no idea what they were actually doing in the brain. A shocking new study shows that they block the formation of new…

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Are Chronic Illness and Trauma Related? Here’s What You Need to Know.

If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness and experienced trauma, you may have some uneasy feelings about the connection between the two. After all, some doctors who don’t really understand tricky conditions like fibromyalgia or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS), for example, might be quick to tell you your symptoms are “all in your head” or due to a mental health condition. While living with a…

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How Chronic Pain Impacts Your Social Life

Chronic pain can be invisible which can ultimately make it extremely difficult to communicate how you are feeling to other people. When someone is in an accident or is injured which results in acute pain, it often evokes sympathy and they receive compassion from those around them. However, with chronic pain you are unlikely to receive gifts, have meals cooked…

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72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (Hard to Believe). What are yours?

You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue, and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’re not alone! The list is adapted from one put together by fibromyalgia author Devin…

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PET Scans show Fibromyalgia Patients have Inflammation in the Brain

Fibromyalgia patients often hear the words “You look so good. How can you be ill?” Or maybe the insensitive words “fibromyalgia is all in your head”. Ongoing and recent research; however, validates the reality of this invisible illness. This information allows individuals with fibromyalgia and other similar invisible illnesses to press on beyond doubt and find validation for their complex…

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MARIJUANA QUALIFY AS THE BEST TREATMENT FOR FIBROMYALGIA

survey cannabis it is the most effective treatment for fibromyalgia, beating all prescription drugs. Fibromyalgia is a disorder that is accompanied by chronic fatigue, deep muscle pain, headaches and depression. Although patients suffering from this disease can choose from three prescription drugs, cannabis old friend has eclipsed all cooked medicine synthetically in the laboratory. In a recent online survey by…

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Why is it so hard to diagnose Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia which is also known as fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term illness that causes the sufferer pain throughout their entire body. The symptoms of fibromyalgia are wide ranging, and this can mean it is extremely difficult to diagnose. The difficulty in concluding on a definitive diagnosis can mean that the fibromyalgia sufferer has to undergo numerous tests and can…

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New study shows Fibromyalgia likely the result of autoimmune problems

The King’s-led study, in collaboration with University of Liverpool and the Karolinska Institute, shows that many of the symptoms in fibromyalgia syndrome are caused by antibodies increasing the activity of pain-sensing nerves New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and the Karolinska Institute, has shown…

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Heartbreaking letter from a Bristol woman who suffers from debilitating disease fibromyalgia

What happens when your life starts to unravel? For 23-year-old Peyton Connor, that happened last May when she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The long-term chronic condition can cause increased sensitivity to pain, extreme fatigue, difficulty sleeping and memory loss. After collapsing at work at the end of 2015, several tests revealed she had the condition, which has changed her life…

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Lady Gaga’s Netflix Documentary puts Fibromyalgia Front and Center

In a lot of ways, Lady Gaga’s new Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two, is your standard pop star documentary, in the vein of Madonna’s Truth or Dare or Katy Perry’s Part of Me. It follows her around as she’s writing and recording songs and music videos for her album Joanne, and preparing for concert appearances (including her performance at Super Bowl XLI). There are glimpses of her family life,…

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Lady Gaga Wants to Raise Awareness About Fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga made a surprising announcement on Twitter early Tuesday morning: She suffers from fibromyalgia, a chronic disorder that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in certain areas. The singer made the revelation while addressing her upcoming Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two. “In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain I deal w/ is #Fibromyalgia I wish to help raise awareness & connect…

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Most women with fibromyalgia suffer from memory and concentration problems

A Spanish study published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology states that most women with fibromyalgia say they have memory problems and can’t concentrate, and the majority also suffer from anxiety and depression. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and tenderness, fatigue, sleep disturbances, memory, and mood issues. Researchers believe that this condition amplifies painful sensations by affecting…

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43 Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia – Anyone With Muscle Pain Should Read These

Fibromyalgia is unfortunately a common problem affecting 3.5 million people, or 1 in five people. This syndrome is characterized by debilitating pain throughout the body. Nevertheless, chronic muscle pain does not necessarily mean that you suffer from fibromyalgia, as this condition also leads to other symptoms. Yet if your muscles hurt all the time, you need to check the fibromyalgia symptom…

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5 things not to say to someone with fibromyalgia. Please share this information.

Living with fibromyalgia is extremely difficult, as millions of patients around the world can attest to. The fact that physical and emotional pain is not visible to others can often make it even more difficult. Fibromyalgia is known as an “invisible disease” because its painful and often debilitating side effects are often not apparent to others. A person with fibromyalgia may look…

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Fibromyalgia : The Condition No One Understands

by Sarah Borien 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 tests and scans…

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Fibromyalgia: Why It Appears, How To See It And How To Treat It.

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder. According to WebMD, it causes muscle and joint pains, memory and mood issues, and fatigue. It is the second common musculoskeletal disorder after osteoarthritis, but there are still questions about it even in the medical world. At this time there is no cure for this disorder. Women are more likely to suffer from it than…

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