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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.
Firstly, I want to say thank you for the people who commented on my page giving me a warm welcome and support. Thank you <3 My Names Michelle, but everyone just calls me 'Shelly'. I've been dealing with Fibro for 16 months now, it's been a right…Continue
This is the first time I have started a thread here so many of you may not know me yet but tonight I definitely need some support. My husband and I just returned from a 4 night trip to our home town 5 hours away to visit his parents. His mother…Continue
Hi,It's only Monday and I'm exhausted already. Work is very busy and I'm pushing through the pain and fatigue to keep going...I'm sitting at my desk wondering how I am going to make it through the rest of the day and be productive? I honestly just…Continue
Hi everyone - I just wanted to say that I was around 32 when I was diagnosed with Fibro. Before this, I was pretty healthy and had no joint pains at all. I have read articles over the years how Fibro can flare-up during stressful times and/or…Continue
Hi everyone. Well, I certainly have started the day out with a bang - and it's only mid-morning! Since I was diagnosed with Fibro many years - as time went on, I have developed balance problems. As I get older - the worst it gets. (Sigh)I am…Continue
Ingegerd Rosborg and her colleagues from the University Hospital in Goteburg, Sweden compared the levels of trace elements in the blood and urine of 38 females with fibromyalgia with 41 female controls to determine whether these elements have any…Continue
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