Category «Fibromyalgia»

9 Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Women You Must Know

Fibromyalgia in Women Women are far more likely than men to get fibromyalgia—a disease that causes pain and tender points throughout the body. Between 80 and 90 percent of people who are diagnosed with this condition are women, according to the National Institutes of Health. The reason for this gender inequality may have to do …

10 Root Causes of Fibromyalgia Very Important You Must Know

You can’t imagine how many readers reach out to me about chronic pain and fibromyalgia. If your doctor dismisses thyroid as a possible culprit for your pain, bring them this article by world-renowned leader in Functional Medicine Dr. Amy Myers. Written by Amy Myers MD It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects nearly 6 million or 1 …

20+ Natural Fibromyalgia Solutions Including The Gluten Free Diet

Fibromyalgia, like most modern day ‘syndromes,’ is considered ‘idiopathic’ – a fancy word for “we don’t know,” and often times used as an excuse for not looking deeper into the root causes of the patient’s suffering. Conventional treatment is palliative at best, and harmful at worst — all the more reason why natural approaches are …

7 Things to Avoid if You’ve Been Labeled With Fibromyalgia

Now, to begin with, one of the things we’re gonna be talking about is the seven things you should avoid if you’ve been labeled with fibromyalgia or if you have fibromyalgia symptoms. You may have noticed that I didn’t say diagnosed, I said, “labeled.” And here’s why I say that. The “diagnosis” of fibromyalgia is …

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 …

10 Things We Know About What Causes Fibromyalgia

There may not be one simple answer, but the last few years have moved us closer to an answer to this question. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain disorder with unknown etiology and unclear pathophysiology. Here are 10 things we do know. 1. There is no evidence that a single event “causes” fibromyalgia. Rather, many …

Do You Know How Back Pain Affects Fibromyalgia??

Although people might have trouble understanding your all-over fibromyalgia symptoms, they may be able to relate to chronic low back pain. Most everyone at some time or another has experienced back pain, even if not on a chronic basis. People can grasp how back pain interferes with one’s ability to put on their shoes, bending …

5 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia You Must Aware Off

It is important for those living with fibromyalgia to have a plan of action in order to control their pain and continue on with everyday life. 1- Reduce Stress Levels It is very important for those with fibromyalgia to reduce stress levels.  Stress, fatigue, anxiety and depression are common issues that occur in patients with …

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 …