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25 Physical Symptoms of Chronic Pain (That Aren't 'Just' Pain)

By: Paige Wyant When you have a chronic pain condition, probably the most frustrating and debilitating symptom you experience is (obviously) pain. But what many healthy people may not realize is that chronic pain encompasses so much more than just pain. In addition to the major impact it can have on your lifestyle, abilities and […]

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The Basic Reason Why Your Friends Misunderstand Chronic Pain

By: Esther Smith Many communication barriers exist when it comes to describing chronic pain to family, friends, and other interested and uninterested parties. It has been said time and time again – something about chronic pain defies description. And if you are like me, you begin to dread those instances when you are faced with […]

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The 6 Phases of a Chronic Illness. You Should Must Be Aware

By: Ashley Elizabeth If everything happens for a reason, I am way overdue for an explanation. For years I have struggled with understanding why I was given a disease. In the beginning, I went through the common phase of denial, pretty much rejecting the idea I had anything wrong with me. That didn’t work out very well […]

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Is Fibromyalgia a Disease, a Condition or a Syndrome?

By: David Stansberry Fibromyalgia is something that is often misunderstood and mischaracterized, for a host of different reasons. A lack of reliable information, a host of social stigmas, unfamiliarity with rheumatology in general—these things all contribute to the negative culture around fibromyalgia. One of the most simple questions surrounding fibromyalgia is the one most needing a definite answer: Is […]

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Intestinal Metaplasia And Fibromyalgia : What Are The Symptoms And Risks?

By: Wyatt Redd If you have fibromyalgia, you might have noticed that the symptoms everyone thinks of, chronic fatigue, pain, and mental fog, aren’t the half of all the things your struggle with. Fibromyalgia seems to make you more vulnerable to a host of other ailments. And they’re often things you don’t associate with the disease like chronic […]

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How Fibromyalgia Can Be Fatal? What You Need To Know

By: Wyatt Redd / “Can fibromyalgia be fatal?” It’s probably the first question on your mind after you get diagnosed with fibromyalgia. After all, it’s a scary diagnosis for a disease that not many people understand. So it makes sense to be scared and confused if you think you are developing fibromyalgia or just got diagnosed. And […]

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How Nerve Damage Play a Role in Fibromyalgia. Recent Study

By: Lisa Martin In a recent study of patients suffering from fibromyalgia, nearly half of the patients were recorded as having moderate to severe nerve damage in their skin cells. The nerve damage done to the nerve fibers has been deemed small-fiber polyneuropathy, or SFPN. Small-fiber polyneuropathy is caused by a few specific medical conditions. […]

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Fibromyalgia and Eye Issues. Are You Suffering ???

By: Amanda Victor Fibromyalgia is a type of chronic pain disorder that can lead to physical and mental suffering. It could affect a lot of people and is usually prevalent among women. Fibromyalgia has strong effects on one’s nervous system, and it could also affect your vision too. Fibromyalgia eye problems is one aspect of […]