Can a Simple Eye Exam Chart the Course for Diagnosing and Managing Fibromyalgia?

by Staff Can a routine, non-invasive and inexpensive eye exam help diagnose fibromyalgia (FM), and perhaps help guide the disease’s management? That’s a question researchers from Spain investigated, and found that it may well be true. Using optical coherence tomography (OCT) – a non-invasive imaging test that uses light waves to take cross-section pictures of your retina […]

Don’T Ignored Annonying Reason Of Losing Hair Loss

It’s true that men are more likely to lose their hair than women, mostly due to male pattern baldness (more on that later).But thinning hair and reason of hair loss are also common in women, and no less demoralizing. Reasons can range from the simple and temporary—a vitamin deficiency—to the more complex, like an underlying […]

5 Ways ‘Fibro Fog’ Affects Me

When most people hear the words “fibro fog,” they think of little things, like forgetting where you put your keys or parked your car or forgetting to meet a friend for lunch. Only with fibromyalgia, fibro fog is a lot more serious than that. According to the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association, the cognitive […]

Fibromyalgia: Unraveling A Mysterious Disorder.

According to the American College of Rheumatology, Fibromyalgia affects approximately two percent of the population, or five million adults, with ninety percent of those cases affecting women. It is a condition that causes widespread pain and tenderness to the touch. The pain and tenderness tends to travel around different areas of the body, varying in […]

How to recognise fibromyalgia flares

Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. Scientists estimate that around 5 million adults in the United States are affected by fibromyalgia. Although men and children can have the disorder, it is more often seen in women. Most people with the condition are diagnosed during middle age. When fibromyalgia pains flare up, […]

Adrenal Fatigue In Fibromyalgia

Most doctors do not recognize adrenal fatigue as a true medical condition for they claim that there has been no scientific proof to show that it exists. As if dealing with one unrecognized medical condition is not enough, fibromyalgia patients are also likely to suffer from adrenal fatigue. The Role of Adrenal Gland Your adrenal […]

Fibromyalgia And Rheumatology

Fibromyalgia and rheumatology are indirectly linked. Seeing a doctor who specializes in rheumatology can benefit those with fibromyalgia. Many doctors who are rheumatologists tend to specialize in fibromyalgia as well. How are fibromyalgia and rheumatology related and is fibromyalgia a rheumatic disease? What Is Rheumatology? Rheumatology is a study of disorders which affects the muscles, […]

Costochondritis Pain from Fibromyalgia

Costochondritis Costochondritis pain is just one of the symptoms within Fibromyalgia. I often refer to this as a “secondary” symptom because it is not a primary symptom that occurs as often, such as widespread muscle pain or nerve pain. However, when it does occur, it can be very painful. This pain can strike without warning […]

Fibromyalgia and Hip Flexor Pain

It is not uncommon to have hip flexor issues or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. The hips, hip flexors, and lower back correlate with fibromyalgia pain areas due to tender areas around the lower back, many more trigger point areas and other conditions that affect the surrounding areas. The hip flexor muscles […]

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