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Fibromyalgia and Anxiety Form a Dastardly duo

Image: Maridav/Shutterstock Fibromyalgia and anxiety go together like root beer and vanilla ice cream. According to some studies, 20% of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are also diagnosed with anxiety disorder. Fibro cause pain. It causes fatigue.... Read more →
older people with fibromyalgia

Caring for Older People with Fibromyalgia

Image: Pexels For many their only information about fibromyalgia comes from commercials about treatment options. In those commercials, most of the patients are young to middle-aged. But fibromyalgia is not just a young person’s disease and... Read more →
at what age do you get fibromyalgia

What age do People get Fibromyalgia?

Image: Flickr “At what age do you get fibromyalgia?” It’s a question that’s actually harder to answer than you might have thought. The truth is that determining at what age do you get fibromyalgia is tough. And that’s... Read more →
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 →
Can fibromyalgia be fatal

Can Fibromyalgia be Fatal?

Image: Max Pexel “Can fibromyalgia be fatal?” It’s probably the first question on your mind after you get diagnosed with fibromyalgia. After all, it’s a scary diagnosis for a disease that not many people understand. So... Read more →
Is fibromyalgia hereditary?

Is Fibromyalgia Hereditary?

Affecting more than 5 million Americans, fibromyalgia is the most commonly diagnosed chronic pain disorder today. But is fibromyalgia hereditary? Well, that question is more complicated than it may seem. A relatively newly recognized disorder,... Read more →
Fatigue

What Causes Fibromyalgia Fatigue?

Image: Kite_rin/shutterstock.com You know the feeling: you wake up and it seems like you can’t even raise your head off your pillow. It’s the weakness and fatigue that comes with fibromyalgia. That’s what makes fibromyalgia... Read more →
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