Fibromyalgia Linked to More Dissociative Symptoms Than Other Rheumatic Disorders, Study Says

Fibromyalgia Linked to More Dissociative Symptoms Than Other Rheumatic Disorders, Study Says fibromyalgia BY ANA PENA IN NEWS. fibromyalgia Women with fibromyalgia (FM) experience more difficulty integrating their thoughts, feelings and memories, known as dissociative symptoms, than healthy women or those with other rheumatic disorders, a study shows. Although very few fibromyalgia patients in the study were likely to…

FDA Approves Clinical Trial to Test Treating Fibromyalgia With TB Vaccine

Erin Migdol  FDA Approves Clinical Trial to Test Treating Fibromyalgia With TB Vaccine Fibromyalgia Share your experience with fibromyalgia and connect with people who support you. 174K people17110.4K With the recent approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a human clinical trial is set to begin on BCG, a vaccine typically used to…

Fibromyalgia Leg Pain

Fibromyalgia Leg Pain Do you suffer with fibromyalgia leg pain?  Pain that is associated with the tender points and trigger points in multiple sites? Although we often refer to them as tender POINTS, they are actually more like tender AREAS. These areas of pain often occur within and around muscle. Trigger points and myofascial pain in the legs…

What is Fibromyalgia (and What Is It Not)?

What is Fibromyalgia (and What Is It Not)? First, it is important to know that fibromyalgia is characterized by wide-spread muscle pain and specific tender areas of the body. However, it doesn’t stop there, because fibromyalgia affects multiple systems of the body, including the nervous system, endocrine system, and the immune system. The brain and GI…

Fibromyalgia and Sciatica Pain – Can one affect the other?

Fibromyalgia and Sciatica Pain – Can one affect the other? Sciatica pain and fibromyalgia often coexist in the same person but may require different treatments and pain management options. Fibromyalgia itself is known for causing pain in various regions of the body. Many of us living with fibromyalgia may also have secondary diagnoses when symptoms overlap with…

Aging with Fibromyalgia when Symptoms Overlap

Aging with Fibromyalgia whenSymptoms Overlap Sometimes aging and fibromyalgia itself can have overlapping symptoms. It is important to learn how to work to control symptoms, and keep them from getting worse to maintain a better quality of life. As you know, a better quality of life is one of our main goals and has been…

Costochondritis Pain from Fibromyalgia

Costochondritis Pain from Fibromyalgia Costochondritis Costochondritis pain is just one of the symptoms within Fibromyalgia. I often refer to this as a “secondary” symptom because it is not a primary symptom that occurs as often, such as widespread muscle pain or nerve pain. However, when it does occur, it can be very painful.  This pain…

36 Texts People With Fibromyalgia Would Love to Get From Their Best Friends

36 Texts People With Fibromyalgia Would Love to Get From Their Best Friends Fibromyalgia Share your experience with fibromyalgia and connect with people who support you. 1 In the midst of a tough moment, you don’t always want to hear advice, however well-meaning. Sometimes what you need the most is your best friend saying, in…

I Won’t Apologize for Needing a Special Diet Due to My Health Conditions

Jennifer Dolan  •  I Won’t Apologize for Needing a Special Diet Due to My Health Conditions Kidney Disease We’re a community that supports each other by sharing our experiences. 1.1K peopleBe first6 Six months ago I changed to a vegan diet for health reasons. The diet has been successful in improving my overall health in…