6 Rare and Strange Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

By:Holly Case Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience. 6 Rare…

Do you lose strength in your hands? Fibromyalgia sufferers do

A common feature that most fibromyalgia sufferers present is a diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is usually accompanied by morning joint stiffness, paresthesias in the hands and feet, ie tingling sensation and numbness, sleep disturbances and above all a feeling of tiredness and fatigue that accompanies them…

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…

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…

16 Ways to Imagine What Fibromyalgia Feels Like

By:Erin Migdol When you tell someone you have fibromyalgia, you may be met with a confused look. “What’s that like?” It’s actually a tough question to answer — it’s not easy describing what fibromyalgia feels like to someone who has never experienced that level of pain or the challenges that can come with it. To…

Hyperbaric Oxygen Tanks Found To Treat and Cure Fibromyalgia

Throughout the history of Fibromyalgia, this disease has been strangely hard to identify and analyze on the grounds that it shows up, at first look, to be something else. Perhaps its symptoms including musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, mood swings, and memory loss, are genuinely common. To give some point of view 1 in 70 people, almost…

How Lyrica Changes the Fibromyalgia Brain?

Lyrica (pregabalin) makes changes to brain structure and gray-matter volume in people with fibromyalgia, according to research (Piui) published in early 2016. Lyrica was the first FDA-approved drug for fibromyalgia. It’s an anti-seizure medication, but it’s also been found to work against the pain of fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy, and surgery. However, exactly how it does so isn’t…

How Lyrica Works for Fibromyalgia

Lyrica (pregabalin) is a drug used to treat the pain of fibromyalgia. In addition, it’s FDA approved for use in diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia (shingles). It’s also an anti-seizure medication. The FDA approved Lyrica for fibromyalgia in June 2007, making it the first drug ever approved for this condition. So far, there is no generic version of Lyrica. The…

Understanding the Pathophysiology of Fibromyalgia

We know that fibromyalgia (FM) causes widespread, chronic muscle pain but the “why” behind this pain is unknown. Even more confusing, while the pain certainly exists (it’s not in your mind), the muscles of those with FM are normal, with no evidence of inflammation or damage. Of course, pain without visible damage is hard to understand and treat,…