FIBROMYALGIA: I do not pretend to be sick, I pretend to be well

If you do not know me enough or if you are part of my family, it is possible that you sometimes thought that I was pretending to be sick. Maybe you think that you can not be continually tired or that it is impossible for someone to live with constant pain and I wish that…

Fibromyalgia: “I am 41 years old and live in the body of an old man”

He is always tired and it hurts all the time. Patrick Schutz from Neuchâtel has fibromyalgia – an invisible disease that is not recognized by disability insurance. Pain, pain, nothing but pain: the neuchâteler Patrick Schuts (41) always has the feeling that he has a flu – without fever, but with enormous fatigue. He wants to stay…

Fibromyalgia and sciatic pain – can one affect the other?

Fibromyalgia and sciatica pain – the other causes?  Sciatic pain and fibromyalgia are often found in the same person, but may require different treatment and pain management options. Fibromyalgia is known to cause pain in various parts of the body. Most of us who live with fibromyalgia may have a secondary diagnosis when the symptoms match…

Fibromyalgia, why does it seem that no one believes me?

Being sick is a shame in itself, but if anyone asks questions about the truth of our state, it’s even more. It’s so no matter who does. What is more painful that my own family does not believe in me or that it is a healthcare professional who treats me with skepticism? For this discovery, it has long…

When you suffer constantly and no one believes you

Jennifer Brea was 28 when she was unable to complete a short bike ride or run. She was going home halfway and was sleeping for hours. “I kind of thought,” Oh, maybe I’m getting older, “said the director and star of the new documentary” Unrest. “” I was only 28 years old and I thought, “Maybe…

How This Daily 5-Minute Workout Can Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

While you may be hesitant to work out and aggravate pain, exercise can actually help with fibromyalgia. But you have to be careful. Exercise has always been a part of Suzanne Wickremasinghe’s life. You might even say it was her life until debilitating pain struck her body.“Stress was a huge factor in my illness escalating…

What Are Fibromyalgia Tender Points?

Fibromyalgia isn’t a simple condition to diagnose. There are no laboratory tests that can detect it, so it’s up to your doctor to recognize the symptoms and exclude other conditions. One way that doctors try to narrow down a diagnosis of fibromyalgia is by exerting pressure on 18 small spots located throughout the body. These…

How Fibromyalgia Affects Men

Often thought of as a ‘woman’s disease,’ fibromyalgia can attack men differently. Men may also have a tougher time getting diagnosed. Fibromyalgia can be especially hard on men.“Men are expected to ‘suck it up and tough it out,’” one man noted in a survey on the ailment published earlier this month. In fact, men may wait years,…

Lynn shares her thoughts on how to overcome Fibromyalgia and get your life back

Having recovered from CFS/ME & Fibromyalgia some years ago, it might sound strange to hear that I was inspired by this interview, but that is exactly what happened. If you listen carefully, you will hear some critical distinctions in Lynn’s story of recovery that will be useful to anyone still afflicted with Fibromyalgia or Chronic…

Fibromyalgia Pain May Be Linked To Spinal Cord Dysfunction, Researchers Say

Fibromyalgia Pain May Be Linked To Spinal Cord Dysfunction, Researchers Say According to a study titled “Lengthened Cutaneous Silent Period in Fibromyalgia Suggesting Central Sensitization as a Pathogenesis” and published in the journal PLOS One, dysfunction in spinal cord processing may be responsible for pain in fibromyalgia (FM) patients. Among other side effects, Fibromyalgia is…