Fibromyalgia Symptoms Are Real !!

We now have proof that fibromyalgia symptoms are real. As you will see throughout the website, the last fifteen years have brought great improvement in the Medical study of fibromyalgia. Many scientific studies have measured physical characteristics in fibro sufferers, even at the cellular level, that differ substantially from the non-fibro population. So at least,…

Treatment For Fibromyalgia Knee Pain

Fibromyalgia knee pain can be a result of many things and not all are directly attributed to fibromyalgia, but with tender and trigger points compounding this area, it is very common to have fibro related knee pain. Two of the eighteen fibromyalgia tender points are located around the knee area, on both sides. Various activities…

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…

Dysautonomia Syndrome in People with Fibromyalgia

Unfortunately, many fibromyalgia sufferers experience at least one form of dysautonomia syndrome and it can be a very serious problem for them. What Happens with Dysautonomia Syndrome Your body is constantly working. It does a long list of amazing things without you even thinking about it consciously. You breathe efficiently even while you’re sound asleep….

Fibromyalgia Diet: Monosodium Glutamate & Aspartame

Excitotoxins & What They Do   PRINT YinYang/Getty Images More in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Living With Symptoms Integrative Therapies Causes & Risk Factors Diagnosis Treatment Support & Coping Understanding Fibromyalgia VIEW ALL Do certain foods seem to make your fibromyalgia symptoms worse? What about better? A lot of people with this condition look…

Living With Someone Who Has Fibromyalgia or CFS

Bridging the Gap Between Your Old Life & Your New One   PRINT Terry Vine/Getty Images More in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Living With Symptoms Integrative Therapies Causes & Risk Factors Diagnosis Treatment Support & Coping Understanding Fibromyalgia VIEW ALL Living with someone who has fibromyalgia (FMS) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS or ME/CFS)…

EMDR Heals the Wounded Soul

What Is It and How Can It Help You? PRINT Credit: Margherita Maniscalco/EyeEm/Getty Images More in Depression Treatment Medication Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Types Childhood Depression Suicide You may have heard about a type of therapy called EMDR that’s being used to help patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and phobias.  This simple but effective therapy…

EMDR Heals the Wounded Soul

What Is It and How Can It Help You? PRINT Credit: Margherita Maniscalco/EyeEm/Getty Images More in Depression Treatment Medication Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Types Childhood Depression Suicide You may have heard about a type of therapy called EMDR that’s being used to help patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and phobias.  This simple but effective therapy…

Sjogren’s Syndrome in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A Common Overlapping Condition PRINT Zhong Zhi/Getty Images More in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Related Conditions Symptoms Integrative Therapies Causes & Risk Factors Diagnosis Treatment Living With Support & Coping VIEW ALL Tennis star Venus Williams went public in 2014 about an illness that has given her trouble for years—Sjogren’s syndrome. (Pronounced SHOW-grins.) We…

I Won’t Apologize for Having Fun While Chronically Ill

When I was six, I was hospitalized with Rocky Mountain spotted fever. At the hospital, I was encouraged to get out of bed, get dressed and spend as much time as possible in the playroom. I brought magazines and books back to my room to read and played with other kids who were up and…

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