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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 work in in pain, nothing new, but my hands and arms were weak, I could not grip they would not work. I pour a drink to take my medicine. ..then the glass falls out of my hand breaks drink goes everywhere. I'm in shock my hands won't work! I'm a…Continue
Hi I'm new and I'm sure I'm not the only one that is tired of being so tired. I have two small children and really need some energy. My fatigue has been getting worse. Every morning my first thought is when can I go back go sleep? I used to be so…Continue
Giving up... that's what I'm ready for... I'm not depressed, not really. I'm frustrated. I'm frustrated with my computer, with my work software system, with a co-workers incredible ability to screw up my policies, and with my pain and fatigue. Don't…Continue
For those of you that may not know. I have a birth defect clled chiari malformation. One of the tonsils in my brain has herniated to my spinal cord. As a result, I have daily headaches, migraines, numbness & tingling, vision that gets blurry and…Continue
The most prominent aspect of my Fibro is my joint pain. I had muscle pain as well, but the Gabapentin has pretty much relieved that pain to be a background hum. Unfortunately the joint pain is sometimes so bad that I want to rip them out, if I…Continue
Lately I often have the impression that the whole world is against me :(I never got accepted to uni for the subjects I really wanted to study...because I never got accepted to internships I wanted to do... I never get accepted for jobs I'm applying…Continue
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