What is Costochondritis? Link Between Fibromyalgia and Costochondritis

BY JULIA NELSON Today, tens of millions of people across the globe suffer from fibromyalgia.  Many of these people develop fibromyalgia in the middle of their lives, but many more develop it as a teenager or as a young adult.  Most of the people who do suffer from fibromyalgia are women. Anyone who suffers from fibromyalgia knows…

Para aquellos que no entienden la fibromialgia?

Lo que debe saber sobre la fibromialgia: La fibromialgia no es una enfermedad nueva. En 1815, un cirujano de la Universidad de Edimburgo, William Balfour, describió la fibromialgia. Con el tiempo, se ha descrito como reumatismo crónico, mialgia o fibrosis. A diferencia de las enfermedades, los síndromes como la fibromialgia no tienen una causa conocida,…

I’m So Tired of Being Sick of Fibromyalgia …

Having a chronic condition like fibromyalgia is a problem, especially when you have many other things like in my case. It increases and gives way, but it never disappears, at least not as much as it would like. For the moment, I must say that my pain level is as serious as ever. Because of fibromyalgia, I have…

6 Painless Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia That Often Go Unnoticed.

The pain of fibromyalgia can easily derail your whole life. It is an agonizing and seemingly endless experience that leaves you unable to do the things others see as acquired. But while this pain is the most noticeable symptom and one that usually sends people to the doctor for the first time, there are a lot of…

Lady Gaga Fibromyalgia Announcement Gives Voice To Millions of Patients

BY JULIA NELSON · Logan, Utah. Statement from Sharon Waldrop, Vice President of the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association on Lady Gaga’s recent announcement that she suffers from the illness: “We commend Lady Gaga for the incredibly brave act of revealing her fibromyalgia diagnosis. By sharing her story with the world, she is giving voice to…

Lady Gaga Wants to Raise Awareness About Fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga made a surprising announcement on Twitter early Tuesday morning: She suffers from , a chronic disorder that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain,  and tenderness in certain areas. The singer made the revelation while addressing her upcoming Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two. “In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain I deal w/ is #Fibromyalgia I wish to…

Fibromyalgia and the Heart Muscle – Fibro Pain or Heart Attack?

If you have ever had this experience, you will know that symptoms around fibromyalgia and the heart can give you quite a scare. Fibromyalgia seems to come with every pain imaginable, and that includes chest pain. Many will go to the emergency room at least once because they think that they’re having a heart attack….

How Lyme Disease Causes Suicidal Tendencies; What’s Your Miracle?

After a few years of continuing natural therapies with my PCP, I found myself getting better each day, with my doctor believing I was coming closer to remission. Nosediving Into the Abyss Yet, the tides began to change as I became accustomed to my newfound health. I took a massive nosedive back into what my…

Hinchazón y fibromialgia: ¿cómo daña la fibromialgia?

Por: Bill CravensLa osteoartritis es la afección musculoesquelética más común, seguida de la fibromialgia. La mayoría de las veces, la fibromialgia es poco conocida y mal diagnosticada. Las características de este trastorno / enfermedad incluyen dolor / hormigueo en los músculos y articulaciones, fatiga y muchos otros síntomas. Muy a menudo las personas con fibromialgia…

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Jaw Pain?

Fibromyalgia causes much pain all throughout the body, as we are all too well aware. Does that include the jaw? Or is jaw pain caused by an entirely different condition? Fibromyalgia typically comes with an extensive list of companion illnesses. One common condition seen in those of us with fibromyalgia is a temporomandibular joint disorder…