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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.
I have a success story to share. Today, I managed to walk 3 minutes longer on my treadmill than previously and at a very slightly faster pace. I have to say, the mental part was almost the hardest, to make myself keep going for the 3 extra…Continue
My name is Amber. I've been diagnosed with fibromyalgia for 2yrs. But, I've been searching for years for answers! Only to have every test to be found normal, every scan perfect! And, I would get referred to psychs & counseling. Our house was in…Continue
Hello,Have any of you experienced random dizziness and the feeling of being off balance due to Fibro? I also have a dx of Ankylosing Spondalytis Arthritis. I spoke to a nurse last night on the consulting nurse line because I was feeling so dizzy…Continue
This past week has been really tough. I was supposed to celebrate my birthday with my family, which is very large, and I felt so awful I couldn't make it. They're all acting put off and annoyed. I live with my mom and dad who are usually…Continue
Hi,I'm Oatboat and I was diagnosed with FM 2 years ago though I'm fairly certain I've been suffering from FM for a little over 10 years now. How on earth could something like this can go for years or in my case a decade w/o getting diagnosed? Well…Continue
Wanted to share this link:http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131013163314.htmContinue
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