My chronic disease is “invisible” not “imaginary”

We live in a society where chronic disease remains invisible   . We speak of realities as hard as fibromyalgia, which for many is that imaginary ailment with which their work absences are justified. We have to change mentalities: there is no need for a wound that we can see so that the suffering is authentic. Chronic socially invisible […]

26 people with fibromyalgia give advice to newly diagnosed

Fibromyalgia Share your experience with fibromyalgia and connect with the people who support you. Fibromyalgia can affect approximately 10 million people in the United States, but because of its varied and complicated symptoms, many doctors do not even understand what it is like. Can you imagine getting a diagnosis of something that your own doctor can […]

How to understand the “ups and downs” in FIBROMIALGIA

Most people with chronic diseases are always sick. The effects on the cancer of the body, a virus or a degenerative disease are fairly constant. The confusion is understandable when you see someone with fibromyalgia who can not do anything on Monday, but who can do it perfectly on Wednesday. Look at it this way: hormones fluctuate, […]

9 yoga postures for the treatment of fibromyalgia

A recent study has shown that there may be some important benefits to practicing yoga for fibromyalgia. But, what is fibromyalgia? It is a chronic disorder that predominantly affects women over men. The victims experience varying degrees of muscle pain and constant persistent fatigue. All of the following conditions can be classified as fibromyalgia: endometriosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, […]

20 Ways to Imagine What Fibromyalgia Disorder Feels Like

Most people do not believe in fibromyalgia, they say that everything is in your head. You have also faced those people in your life. At some point, people ask about their illness, so it is our time to explain what fibromyalgia is like because they have not experienced what we are experiencing. Fibromyalgia is the most difficult thing […]

Help! I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

To me, not much is scarier than falling or even just the inability to get up off the floor. I have severe muscle weakness, particularly in my legs. Just this morning, I was sitting in a very low chair to clean out the cat litter box. Usually, I can push up on the arms and stand […]

Fibromyalgia Linked to Endometriosis, Autoimmune Diseases, Study Says

Women diagnosed with fibromyalgia and endometriosis have a higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases, a study found. Additionally, patients with both conditions had a higher incidence of mental conditions such as depression and used their healthcare system more often. The study, “Evidence for an association between endometriosis, fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases,” was published in the American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. […]

Brain Activity During Fast Motor Task is Impaired in Patients with Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

The activation of the motor cortex, a region of the brain responsible for coordinating movement, is dysfunctional in patients with fibromyalgia, a study shows. The study, titled “Motor Cortex Function in Fibromyalgia: A Study by Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy,” was published in the journal Pain Research and Treatment. Patients with fibromyalgia (FM) experience widespread muscle pain, fatigue, […]

Fibromyalgia, muscles without strength

Although its symptoms are similar to those of articular conditions such as  arthritis ,  fibromyalgia  is classified as a form of  rheumatism in muscles, ligaments and tendons  that surround the joints. Its main manifestations are intense pain in the affected areas,  difficulty in sleeping  and  excessive fatigue . The  fibromyalgia  has been described by the World Health Organization (WHO) and  chronic rheumatic disease  characterized by causing severe pain in one […]

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