Category Archives: FIBROMYALGIA

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND FIBROMYALGIA

Recently I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA).  I thought ‘no couldn’t be’ I already had Fibromyalgia(FM), Vitiligo (which is also an autoimmune disease), Depression and Severe Anxiety Disorder. I don’t need this.  Then my mind starts going:  Was I misdiagnosed … Continue reading

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MEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA OFTEN GO UNDIAGNOSED

Fibromyalgia is a complex illness to diagnose and to treat. There is not yet a diagnostic test to establish that someone has it, there is no cure and many fibromyalgia symptoms — pain, fatigue, problems sleeping and memory and mood … Continue reading

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FROM FIBROMYALGIA TO A PULMONARY EMBOLISM AND BACK (I needed to vent)

I went to bed last night in so much pain I was fighting back tears.  I don’t remember the last time I had a flair-up this bad.  I was blaming the weather. I live in Canada so another snow storm … Continue reading

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Why Fibromyalgia Pain Makes You Hurt From Head to Toe

Another great Article from the Fibromyalgia Network.  To read the full article I posted the link at the bottom. From the Skin Tissue to the Brain It all signals pain! How can you hurt from head to toe? Research shows … Continue reading

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EASING MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINTS IN THE CHEST

Many people with Fibromyalgia get chest pain.  One form of chest pain is Costochondritis which I have previously written about.  However, there is another form of chest pain that is caused from myofascial trigger points in the chest. This is … Continue reading

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