Lady Gaga Opens Up in Vogue Interview About Struggling With Fibromyalgia and PTSD

Almost exactly one year ago, Lady Gaga took to Twitter to share that she had been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, which caused chronic pain and eventually led to her postponing several of her fall 2017 European tour dates. In her cover interview for the October 2018 issue of Vogue, the pop star opened up further about her health and about the…

My endless pain: living with fibromyalgia

I live with a little understood, often invisible, medical condition that means my life is a bit of a rollercoaster. I never know from one week to the next, or even one day to the next, how I will be. Take the last month. I’ve had a couple of fairly good weeks, where I have…

TEN POTENTIAL SIGNS OF FIBROMYALGIA TO NEVER IGNORE. #7 IS NUMBNESS, SWELLING

By : Emmy “Fibromyalgia, also known as fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a chronic condition that characteristically causes pain all over the body, including muscle and joint pain, and fatigue as well as other symptoms. Fibromyalgia can lead to depression and social isolation.” – WebMD Fibromyalgia is a particularly distressing condition that can affect someone both…

Fibromyalgia and leg pain. Everyone should know.

Do you suffer with fibromyalgia leg pain? The pain that is associated with the tender points and the trigger points in multiple sites? Although we often refer to them as tender POINTS, they are actually rather tender AREAS. I still have to meet someone with fibromyalgia who simply has a POINT of pain or sensitivity….

FIBROMYALGIA AND FLEXOR HIP PAIN

It is not uncommon to have hip flexor problems or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. The hips, hip flexors and lower back are correlated with areas of pain of fibromyalgia because they maintain areas around the lower back, many other areas of the trigger point and other conditions that affect to the…

LIVE WITH FIBROMYALGIA ??

Sad but true …………………… .. All people have bad days. Those are the days when you can not get up, you want to stay in bed, close your eyes and ask them to let you sleep. A sick person who has to live with fibromyalgia has 364 bad days. We will be optimistic and think…

Fibro: What People Don’t See (Infographic)

here’s so much more to fibromyalgia than meets the eye. Below the surface, living with fibro can mean days spent in bed, missed appointments, and alternate days when we seem “fine.” We know that fibromyalgia comes with hundreds of possible combinations of symptoms, many of which appear invisible to outsiders. Most people don’t see the…

Why do people with fibromyalgia have itchy skin?

People with fibromyalgia also deal with a lesser-known symptom, rash or itchy skin. At first, not many will relate itchy skin to chronic pain disorder. However, rash and itching can indicate several medical conditions related to fibromyalgia. Several groups of researchers have conducted several separate studies to discover the relationship between fibromyalgia and itchy skin….