Fibromyalgia: The Pain Behind Lady Gaga’s Poker Face

  Lady Gaga canceled her world tour due to her ongoing battle with fibromyalgia syndrome. Her behind-the-scenes Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five foot Two , charts her journey to Superbowl half-time show stardom, but also offers an intriguing glimpse into the challenges faced by someone living with chronic pain. So, first to the question many of…

Infection As One Possible Cause Of Fibromyalgia

  Fibromyalgia has different types and subsets.(1) More than one factor may be involved in causing it. Causes may be recognized, but the exact mechanism of how Fibromyalgia develops from this cause is not fully known. Most importantly, there is more than one way to get Fibromyalgia; it is an “end point” condition with multiple…

What is Synesthesia? How it is Linked Fibromyalgia.

  We usually think of ourselves as having five senses: touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. But for some people, it’s a little more complicated. If you have a condition known as synesthesia, you might actually taste things that you see, or feel things that you hear. Or you may even see colors that other…

What Is Glomerulonephritis? Can Fibromyalgia Cause It?

  We know that fibromyalgia seems to be closely linked to autoimmune disease, which is a condition when the body’s immune system begins attacking healthy tissue. And autoimmune disease can sometimes be deadly due to a condition called glomerulonephritis. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the possibility of developing autoimmune conditions when you have…

Fibromyalgia: Could This Increase Candida

  Candida is basically yeast overgrowth in the body. It can cause extreme problems for many people. For example, a person may experience several yeast overgrowth related symptoms. These symptoms can greatly affect the way that a person feels. What is interesting is that fibromyalgia and candida have many matching underlying causes. This has led…

Fibromyalgia & Myofascial Pain Syndrome.What’s the Difference?

  Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome often go together. Because of the frequent overlap and some similar symptoms, they’re often mistaken for the same condition and, as a result, people with both are sometimes only diagnosed with and treated for one. Those are real problems, for three major reasons: They require different treatment MPS’s trigger points…

How Fibromyalgia and Ankle Pain are Connected

  It is not so uncommon to experience fibromyalgia and ankle pain. Although it might not be one of your first symptoms when living with fibromyalgia, you might find that you start experiencing pain in one or both ankles. This pain may extend to your toes, heel, and even up into your calves. It may…

21 Gastrointestinal Symptoms People With Fibromyalgia Have Experienced

  Fibromyalgia may be known to cause widespread pain and fatigue, but there are a number of other symptoms and side effects we don’t talk about as often. For many with fibro, gastrointestinal symptoms are unfortunately a common occurrence. Although researchers are not yet clear on whether the fibromyalgia itself causes these digestive issues to…

72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (You Won’t Believe) What are Yours?

  You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’renotalone! The list is adapted from one…

Liver Toxicity & Fibromyalgia. What Can You Do To Protect Your Liver?

  One of the hazards of fibromyalgia is liver toxicity. Not from the fibromyalgia itself, but from the medications we take. The liver’s most important task is to filter toxic substances from your body. Drugs and other toxins place added stress on the liver’s filtering function. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, herbal supplements,…

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