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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 denamc in General. Last reply by Auburnm 17 hours ago. 2 Replies

Going to my dr. tomorrow to start tapering off my meds. I think it's time to see what happens. It may be that I find out my meds works better than I think, but also it may be that I can manage without them. One can only hope.........


Started by suzie in General. Last reply by Auburnm 17 hours ago. 2 Replies

I would  like to wish those who celebrate Chanukah a wonderful, joyous time filled with peace, love and good health. huggggggggggggggggs, SuzieContinue

Fibromyalgia Pick-me-ups videos!

Started by Jewelbird in Positive Pick-Me-Ups on Wednesday. 0 Replies

I have a YouTube channel where I have a series of videos that are about Fibromyalgia pick me ups..I have had Fibro for 25 years and have learned ways to deal with it the best I can. My channel focuses on helping others manage the pain and fatigue.…Continue

Tags: videos, Fibromyalgia, for, help, Positive

Where Do You Land.....

Started by Linniepies in Positive Pick-Me-Ups. Last reply by Singingtrees yesterday. 4 Replies

I have a new blog post up about landings, places where we find comfort and joy.  Check it out at …Continue

withdrawal of lycria ?

Started by angie b in General. Last reply by angie b 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

Iam slowly stopping lycria , as I have angioedema  , my throat feels as though it is closing and have a rash on chest and itching throughout body .I have been taken to hospital twice and now carry an epi pen , take antihistamines and…Continue

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DEPRESSION is a difficult challenge many of us living

with chronic pain deal with. 



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dozer commented on chell's blog post tired and sore
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Mind-Body Connection

A group created to focus on the mind-body connection. Learn / discuss ways to relieve stress / pain…See More
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"Desperately trying to come to grips with a new title, "Handicapped".This isn't how I envisioned my life so long ago."
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"Ty xx on day 3 , throat starting to ease , skin still itchy , cant seem to sleep very well , body…"
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I haven't been on this site for almost 2 months.  That is really too bad, as I garner a lot of support here.  Life has just intervened with Thanksgiving having come and gone and Christmas now looming…

Posted by LovePug on December 13, 2014 at 7:12am 4 Comments

I haven't been on this site for almost 2 months.  That is really too bad, as I garner a lot of support here.  Life has just intervened with Thanksgiving having come and gone and Christmas now looming.  Christmas has always been a favorite time of…


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