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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 →
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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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What is the word for fibromyalgia in Spanish?

Image: Pixabay It’s hard to live with fibromyalgia. And it’s even harder to live with fibromyalgia in a place where you don’t speak much of the local language. But you still need to see a doctor if you think you have fibromyalgia. That’s... 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 →
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Is fibromyalgia a disability?

Image: Pixabay/Kaboompics “Is fibromyalgia a disability?” It’s a question you’ve probably asked at some point if you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. There’s no doubt that fibromyalgia pain can get so... Read more →
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 →
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