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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a rare disorder characterized by chronic pain in different parts of the body. Aside from widespread pain, other symptoms include fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness.

Person with Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS) experienced chronic widespread pain and allodynia (a heightened and painful response to pressure). Fibromyalgia's exact cause is unknown but is believed to involve psychological, genetic, neurobiological and environmental factors. Fibromyalgia symptoms are not restricted to pain, leading to the use of the alternative term fibromyalgia syndrome for the condition. Other symptoms include debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness.



Started by Jackie51 in General 30 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Hey everyone, has anyone ever expirenced a rash that starts on arms and legs then gradually progresses up and down the entire body?  I've done oatmeal baths, hydrocortzine, benedryl. And it still hasn't clmed down.   Do you thnk it could be stress…Continue

I need a really good specialist in Michigan.

Started by Nikkisuds in Physician Recommendations (Positive Review Only). Last reply by Melyn 4 hours ago. 2 Replies

Any ideas for Fibro specialists near northern Michigan?   I need someone who totally understands all of this.  I am at my wits end with some of my Doctors.Continue

Flaring seems as though it never ends.

Started by Nikkisuds in Emotional Support. Last reply by smiles84 33 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I cannot seem to get comfortable no matter what I do.  I am in so much pain all of the time and my nerves are just shot.  The holidays are coming up fast and all I can think about is that my disability that I have been trying to get for the past 14…Continue

Holidays and pain....ewww

Started by Nikkisuds in General. Last reply by Auburnm 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

  The weather here in Michigan is horrible.  I am in pain always.  Sometimes it is so severe I cannot stand the thought of another day here.  If I could only win the lottery and be able to take my family to Arizona or Nevada with me it would help…Continue

Worse pain when taking Tramadol?

Started by Meow in Symptoms and Medical Treatments. Last reply by Auburnm 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi everyone.I have been taking Tramadol for back pain since April. I did not start having all over joint pain and muscle aches until the end of May. Although I have discussed this with my physician they are not concerned, but I am. To be more…Continue

Tags: pain, Tramadol

Contemplating life with the cold, pain & exhaustion & it sucks!

Started by janscriptz in Emotional Support. Last reply by siskiya 12 hours ago. 6 Replies

I think I may have bitten off more than I can chew. I may have underestimated the hold fibro has over me…My work is mostly at a desk, in a shared office at a university. I'm also working towards my Master's 4 nights/week. Finals and papers for my 3…Continue

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tired and sore

Posted by chell on November 23, 2014 at 10:30am 2 Comments

really tired and sore today i went out last nite and stayed out at a family members now im so sore and tired its took it out me ill now be in bed for few days :(

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