What is an Osteoma?

Image: Shutterstock/ designer491 There are so many different strange things that can happen to the body. And one of the weirdest things has to be an osteoma. Basically, an osteoma is a growth formed when a piece of bone begins to grow on top... Read more →

What is a Myxoma?

Image: Shutterstock/ibreakstock Tumors are something that can affect anyone. And they can grow nearly anywhere in the body. But tumors can be complicated and vary widely both in where they’re located and in how serious they are. So with... Read more →

What is Hyperkeratosis?

Image: Shutterstock/ David Litman Hyperkeratosis is a broad term. And odds are good that you either have, or will have, some form of it at some point in your life. But if you’ve heard the term, you might not really know much about it.... Read more →

When Your Service Dog gets a Histiocytoma

Lots of people love their dogs. But when you have fibromyalgia, you really start to appreciate how much having a sympathetic animal around can improve the way you feel. And there’s lots of evidence that having an animal for emotional... Read more →

What is an Adenomatous Polyp?

Image: Shutterstock/ Sebastian Kaulitzk Adenomatous polyps are a pretty common condition where growths develop inside the colon. Most of the time, these growths are completely harmless, but sometimes, they can be an early warning sign of cancer.... Read more →

Esophagitis and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shidlovski / Shutterstock Fibromyalgia can cause a lot of very unpleasant symptoms. There are the obvious fatigue and chronic pain, but it can also lead to a wide range of other problems including things like chronic itching and frequent... Read more →
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Dermatosis and Fibromyalgia

Image: finchfocus / Shutterstock One of the most irritating things about living with fibromyalgia is how it seems to cause so many other symptoms that seem unrelated to the underlying condition itself. The list of knock-on side effects of fibromyalgia... Read more →
Localized lipodystrophy

What is Lipodystrophy?

Image: ibreakstock / Shutterstock Lipodystrophy is a condition that affects your body’s ability to produce and store fat. And while a condition that makes it difficult for your body to produce fat might sound like a pleasant problem to... Read more →

What is Endometrial Hyperplasia?

Image: andriano.cz / shutterstock We know that women who suffer from fibromyalgia are more likely to develop a condition called endometriosis, where the lining of the uterus begins to grow into the surrounding tissue. But, did you know that... Read more →

How is Keratitis Treated?

Image: Shidlovski Keratitis is a condition that affects the cornea of the eye. Over time, this condition can lead to serious problems, including blindness. There are a number of different things that can cause keratitis, but the important thing... Read more →

What is a Fibrosarcoma?

Image: Tashatuvango / Shutterstock   Fibrosarcomas are a dangerous condition that can occur in nearly anyone. Essentially, they are tumors that can grow in the soft tissues of any bone in the body. And they can often become malignant and... Read more →

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 →
Reactive Hypoglycemia

What is Reactive Hypoglycemia?

Image: Elnur Reactive hypoglycemia is a condition that sometimes occurs with diabetes. And though we aren’t completely sure why, diabetes is also quite common among people who have fibromyalgia. That indirectly puts people with fibromyalgia... Read more →
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