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Driving and Fibromyalgia. What You Should Be Aware Of

by:Yvonne Banks Driving With Fibromyalgia Stress is a trigger for many conditions, and fibromyalgia is one of them. Stress is a common trigger of flare ups, and driving is a stressor that can bring about fibromyalgia symptoms, especially if you get stuck in traffic that makes it difficult to get home or get to work on […]

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Heartbreaking letter from a Bristol woman who suffers from debilitating disease fibromyalgia

By: Lily Jane What happens when your life starts to unravel? For 23-year-old Peyton Connor, that happened last May when she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The long-term chronic condition can cause increased sensitivity to pain, extreme fatigue, difficulty sleeping and memory loss. After collapsing at work at the end of 2015, several tests revealed she […]

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What is Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders

An Introduction to Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders Fibromyalgia, an illness characterized by chronic, widespread pain and tenderness,1 is estimated to affect about 5 million U.S. adults.2 Fibromyalgia was formerly classified as an inflammatory musculoskeletal disease but is now considered to be an illness that primarily affects the central nervous system. Don L. Goldenberg, M.D., chaired the […]

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Clinical Study Will Pay You $3,000 Per Week To Smoke Marijuana

News 8 – A National Research Center has been commissioned by the National Institute of Marijuana Research to conduct research on the effects of marijuana on the body. According to researchers, the facility, along with six other facilities across the nation, intend to put stoners under the microscope in an attempt to find out if marijuana can relieve […]

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How Fibromyalgia and Impaired Memory are Connected?

by:Tiffany Vance-Huffman Fibromyalgia and impaired memory. If you or a loved one has fibromyalgia, then you might be familiar with something this: forgetting what the inside of your house looks like, struggling to find common words, or even forgetting what it was you were thinking about in the first place. Maybe you had to withdraw […]

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What Fibrocystic Breast Disease and How it is related with Fibromyalgia

By:Wyatt Redd Around half of the women with fibromyalgia report experiencing breast pain. Breast pain, or mastalgia, is something most women experience at some point in their lives, but women with fibromyalgia seem to experience the symptoms more intensely. And one of the most common causes of breast pain is something called fibrocystic breast disease. […]

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23 Truths People With Fibromyalgia Wish Others Understood

by: Elisabeth Brentano Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects an estimated 10 million people in the United States, according to the National Fibromyalgia Association. It’s unpredictable and symptoms vary, but it’s generally characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, abnormal pain processing, sleep disorders, fatigue, problems with cognitive functioning, migraines, anxiety and depression. Symptoms come […]