restless leg syndrome and fibro

Restless Leg Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Image: Pexels/Pixabay Restless leg syndrome and fibromyalgia have a surprisingly close relationship. And if you have a fibromyalgia, there’s a good chance you have restless leg syndrome (or RLS) as well. But maybe you’ve just been... Read more →
fibromyalgia itching

What Causes Fibromyalgia Itching?

Image: Anetlanda / Shutterstock Are you losing your mind from scratching an itch that just won’t go away? It could be your scalp, the back of your neck or behind your ears, legs or feet, and even a finger. And let’s not forget the unmentionables... Read more →
celebrities with a chronic illness

7 Celebrities With a Chronic Illness

  Having a chronic illness like fibromyalgia or diabetes is no fun. You have to manage your medications, work around flare-ups, and make sure you have a support network. Being a wealthy celebrity makes doing this a million times easier,... Read more →
nociceptive pain

What is Nociceptive Pain?

Image: modup.net/ Flickr Anyone with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia knows how it can take over your life. It seems like sometimes everything you do is controlled by the level of pain you’re experiencing. But while we think... Read more →
varicose veins

Varicose Veins and Fibromyalgia

A lot of people find themselves suffering from varicose veins at some point in their lives. Statistics show that around 50% of the US population over the age of fifty has them. In most cases, the veins aren’t a serious problem. But as... Read more →
spider veins

Spider Veins and Fibromyalgia

Image: Pixabay Spider veins are an irritating part of getting older. Many people over the age of 50 find themselves struggling with this unsightly and painful condition. But people with fibromyalgia face unique challenges when it comes to spider... Read more →
purpura

What Causes Purpura?

Image: wk1003mike / Shutterstock Purpura is a condition that leads to unsightly spotting on the skin. The immediate cause is the bursting of small blood vessels under the skin that allows the blood to pool underneath the epidermis. As a result,... Read more →
hypnotherapy

Can Hypnotherapy Help With Fibromyalgia?

Image: Flickr When you think of hypnosis, it’s hard to separate the idea from the more familiar images of stage magicians and mind control. But the truth is those images don’t reflect the reality of what can actually be a very useful... Read more →
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