allodynia and fibromyalgia

Allodynia and fibromyalgia

Image: Christopher Campbell / Unsplash Have you ever tried resting in bed, but the sheets are somehow painful enough to keep you awake? Have you ever been outside on a warm day only to have a cool breeze or gust of wind hurt your body all over?... 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 →
widespread joint pain

Living With Widespread Joint Pain

Image: Imani Clovis / Unsplash When someone mentions having widespread joint pain, what do you think of? I usually envision the hands because there are so many joints there. Sometimes the knees come to mind, especially when I see older persons... Read more →
is fibromyalgia worse for women

Is Fibromyalgia Worse for Women?

If you have ever done any research on fibromyalgia, you know how often it’s reported as being diagnosed in women more often than men. In fact, the government reports that 80-90% of fibro patients are women. But that seems to be changing.... Read more →
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