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 →
Pain strains relationships

When Pain Strains Relationships

Those of us that deal with chronic pain deal with a constant reminder of our limitations. The realities of life with pain are far more complicated than most people realize. Sometimes those realities bring about actions that are not fair to... Read more →
is chronic fatigue my fault

Is Chronic Fatigue My Fault?

If you are a woman and experience chronic fatigue, either as a syndrome unto itself or in association with your fibromyalgia, you probably blame yourself for your condition, asking, “Is chronic fatigue my fault?” Maybe you think... Read more →
7 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia

7 Tips for Living With Fibromyalgia

It is important for those living with fibromyalgia to have a plan of action in order to control their pain and continue on with everyday life. Living With Fibromyalgia 1- Reduce Stress Levels It is very important for those living with fibromyalgia... Read more →
Fibromyalgia and Migraine

Fibromyalgia and migraines: What you can do

Fibromyalgia is a very painful condition that affects about 6% of the population in the United States. Both men and women can be affected, although almost 90% of those suffering are women between the ages of 20 and 50. Fibromyalgia causes chronic... Read more →
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Chronic pain disorder

Portrait Book Cover Girl Grim Books Style Blue Chronic pain disorder is a term you might not have heard before. But odds are pretty good that it has touched your life or the life of someone you know. In fact, it’s estimated by the NIH... Read more →
can you die if you have fibromyalgia

Can you die if you have fibromyalgia?

Image: Pixabay “Can you die if you have fibromyalgia?” It’s the kind of question that consumes your thoughts in the first few hours after a fibromyalgia diagnosis. After all, it’s a scary disease that not many people... 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 →
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