49 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia – Anyone With Muscle Pain Should Read This

In America, between three and six million people, or one in every fifty, suffer from Fibromyalgia, a syndrome characterized by debilitating pain experienced all over the body with no obvious cause. Though often people do improve over time, it is often something that they will have to deal with for their entire lives. If you…

TREATMENT FOR THOSE WITH PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS AND FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia is a strange disorder, and we do not fully understand what causes it yet. Due to this, there are studies being done all of the time to learn more about this disease.  When disorders do coincide with fibro, we do not always know why because we do not fully understand the causes of fibro….

7 Warning Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Everyone feels anxious once in a while, because let’s be real: between family obligations, workplace drama, and all the other things you’re juggling, life is stressful. And in some ways, that stress can be a positive thing. “If we didn’t have anxiety, we probably wouldn’t prepare for a meeting or a test, or we wouldn’t…

The Anxiety Chart I Made to Help Others Understand My Anxiety

When someone brings up having anxiety, the most common reaction from the general crowd is that everyone has different issues in life. ONE JUST HAS TO BRAVE THROUGH IT ALL AND NOT LET THINGS GET TO THEM.  JUST TRY TO FOCUS ON TRYING TO BE CALM, OR THERE WILL BE WORSE THINGS IN LIFE, DO…

20 ‘Harmless’ Comments That Actually Hurt People With Anxiety

If you live with anxiety, you might be familiar with some of the seemingly “harmless” but incredibly hurtful things people often say to those struggling with it. Sometimes these “harmless” comments come in the form of a question. (Have you tried meditating?) Sometimes they come with a “solution” via personal anecdote. (Becky used to get panic attacks,…

Five strange signs of fibromyalgia. What is your.

Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects almost 5 million women and men, but mostly women, only in the United States. Anyone who has fibromyalgia can say of constant chronic pain and unrelenting fatigue that are two of the symptoms of the syndrome signature. But the condition goes beyond body pain and a kind of exhaustion…

When You Can’t Stop Mourning the Person You Were Before Chronic Illness

Jamie Jasinski Rheumatoid Arthritis Connect with others with RA, or learn to support your loved one through it. Four years ago, I went to my doctor complaining of excessive tiredness and having so much pain in my hands that I couldn’t squeeze my shampoo bottle while showering. Four years ago, I received a call telling…

13 ‘Small’ Victories People With Fibromyalgia Should Celebrate

Sometimes it’s easy to get way into the negatives when you are living with fibromyalgia. It can be so overwhelming and difficult sometimes that it’s perfectly normal to feel completely consumed by it. That being said, dealing with the daily struggles of fibromyalgia is a major accomplishment within itself. Taking a shower, going grocery shopping and…

12 Memes That Nail What It’s Like to Have Back Pain

  Back pain is one of those conditions that comes with a lot of complexities. That being said, back pain is also super common, affecting 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. Worldwide, it is the single leading cause of disability, and something many people struggle with on a daily basis. Everyone experiences back pain differently, and one…