Understanding The Diagnosing Process

Doctors can have a difficult time processing information and making a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. It is important that individuals have an accurate diagnosis so that proper treatment can be started. Fibromyalgia can be very uncomfortable and involve many different symptoms. Fibromyalgia does not have any...

Dealing With Family And Friends When You Have Fibromyalgia

Any chronic illness or condition will require that you learn how to deal with family and friends. You can be thankful, even grateful for any assistance and support they are able to give you but there is a road that you are on when you have fibromyalgia that tends to create difficulties when it comes to...

Do Food Allergies Cause Fibromyalgia

Whenever there is a chronic condition that affects 6 million Americans there is a lot of talk about what causes the condition. One theory is that food allergies cause fibromyalgia. Researchers, scientists and doctors are still trying to pinpoint the exact causes(s) of fibromyalgia and some researchers do...

Holistic Pain Control For Fibromyalgia

Dealing with fibromyalgia is synonymous with pain control. There is no cure, no explanation, and there is no prescription your doctor can offer you that will make it all go away. Sure, initially he is likely to run a battery of tests, poke and prod you, and prescribe a number of medications in the hopes of...

System Dysfunctions In Fibromyalgia

There are two system dysfunctions when a person has fibromyalgia – autonomic nervous system dysfunction and immune system dysfunction. In order for our bodies to be functioning at maximum potential all organs and systems must be working in perfect harmony as they were designed to work. When a person...

Becoming More Aware Of Fibromyalgia Flare Up Prevention

Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia know that the ups and downs of the disease make it very hard to deal with it. Frequent flare ups brought on by trigger events are the kinds of things that can make a day pleasant or downright impossible to get through without the help of pain medication. The severity of...

What Is It Like To Have Fibromyalgia

Do you ever wonder what it is like to have fibromyalgia? If you know of someone who has the condition and would like to understand the condition better so you can be more compassionate toward the person, read on because this article should give you a pretty good idea of what it is like to have Fibromyalgia....

Changing Your Life To Make Room For Fibromyalgia

Life with fibromyalgia, at the best of times, is a challenge. Unfortunately, one of the first lessons a sufferer learns is the fact that fibromyalgia is not curable. In spite of all the advances modern medicine has made over the decades, there is no way of curing the disease – either with medications,...

Fibromyalgia Flare Ups And The Lessons They Teach

Flare ups within the framework of fibromyalgia refer to the times when pain and fatigue are more pronounced than at other times. Flare ups are a subject of intense speculation, and patients who do not suffer from bad pains go to great lengths to discover what is making these flare ups happen in their lives....

What Associated Conditions Mimic Fibromyalgia

One reason diagnosing fibromyalgia is so difficult is that there are so many symptoms that can look like other illnesses or disorders. This results in plenty of individual who have to wait a long time for a diagnosis because doctors can’t decide between one disorder and the other. It can be difficult...
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