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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 want to start with a big thank you to all who have been there for me with positive thoughts and energies throughout my woes. You are all so appreciated. I have a question to ask and maybe I am just being touchy, but have any of you had a really…Continue
Last time I was at the doctor after she pushed on those fabulous points on my body that make me almost want to scream. She says yeah you're having a bad flare up today. But it's like that Everyday. So why are they called flare ups?
Ok, this might seem silly but I am really interested in your feedback. When you go to a doctor's appointment and the doctor comes in and does the usual "how are you?" question (the automatic greeting, not the one where he/she says "tell me what's…Continue
I don't know if anyone will read this, but this is my letter to my friends and family. I'm 55 years old. I live in a older mobile home we bought and fixed up. No help is out there it seems. Working in my condition is just a burden on everybody I…Continue
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