Category «Fibromyalgia»

Fibromyalgia – 10 Things You Should Know

Fibromyalgia is a chronic arthritis-related syndrome. A syndrome is a collection of symptoms. If you have been diagnosed or have signs and symptoms pointing to fibromyalgia, there are 10 basic facts you should know about fibromyalgia. 1 – Fibromyalgia is primarily characterized by widespread muscle pain and tenderness. Fibromyalgia does not cause inflammation or damage …

Fibromyalgia Research – It’s Worse than Chronic Pain Alone but Exercise Helps

The disease burden on Fibromyalgia patients is worse than it is for chronic pain patients without fibromyalgia. An online study of 472 U.S. patients released in the May 16 online issue of Pain Practice showed that Fibro patients – quite simply – have it tougher. They take more pain medication and have poorer health status, …

9 Common Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia And What To Do If You’re Diagnosed

Today is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which raises awareness for a chronic disorder that impacts an estimated five million adults in the United States, and is characterized by widespread pain and tenderness, often accompanied by fatigue, impaired memory and other physical issues. The condition may occur with other chronic pain conditions, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid …