9 Sep 2014

Bizarre Fibro Symptoms Part 1: Excessive Sweating

As a fibro sufferer, I am sure you are familiar with the chronic pain and fatigue that comes with this condition. However, pain and exhaustion are not the only symptoms of fibromyalgia. Today we are going to
1 Sep 2014

Fibromyalgia & Obesity: Is there a link?

A paper by Akiko Okifuji from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, just published in the Journal of Pain, examines the relationship between fibromyalgia and obesity in pain, function, mood, and sleep. This has pointed a
25 Aug 2014

Fibromyalgia: Invisible Pain is Real Too – Infographic

Fibromyalgia: Invisible Pain is Real Too Fibromyalgia is one of the most common common pain and musculoskeletal conditions in the world. While medicines have been approved specifically for the condition, the variety of symptoms and the lack
18 Aug 2014

Will an emotional trauma trigger fibromyalgia?

Does emotional trauma trigger fibro? The Answer is still being debated, mostly since fibro appears to have many causes or triggers. You might have had bad infection or a sever physical trauma experience, maybe you started having
7 Aug 2014

How to Help Your Family Understand Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a terrible and exhausting disease, however if you don’t have the support of your loved ones it can be 10x worse.  Maybe you feel you are not able to ask for the fibromyalgia support you
28 Jul 2014

Walmart now carries their own line of gluten-free products. Certified by the NFCA.

After hearing about Walmart carrying their own line of products I went by my local store a grabbed a few products to try. Before I go any further please understand I do not have Celiacs or any
21 Jul 2014

Essential Oils For Fibromyalgia

In this article, we will explore the use of essential oils as a treatment of fibromyalgia symtptoms. These various oils have been known to relieve spasms and pain and can actually can decrease discomfort caused from fibro.
11 Jul 2014

Is Fibromyalgia Worse For Young Patients?

According to a Mayo Clinic study, young to middle-aged Fibromyalgia sufferers report worse symptoms and a poorer quality of life than older patients. Suggesting that fibro is experienced differently for people in different age groups. ” Researchers
1 Jul 2014

How Negative Emotions Affects Our Health & Fibromyalgia

Humans experience an array of emotions, anything from happiness, to sadness to extreme joy and depression. Each one of these emotions creates a different feeling within the body. After all, our body releases different chemicals when we experience
23 Jun 2014

Fibromyalgia Facts

Hey Fibro Friends, Today I wanted to share some quick facts and tips from the Rheumatology.org’s Quick Fact Sheet PDF. I put some of the highlighted points below and you can access the full pdf here. Fibromyalgia
14 Jun 2014

Fibromyalgia Diet As A Treatment To Alleviate Fibromyalgia Symptoms

You can use a fibromyalgia diet to help control the symptoms associated with this condition. Scientists have known for years that eating certain types of foods can work with the body to bring a sense of well