Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shutterstock/ Shidlovski Fibromyalgia often seems to come with a host of other conditions. As if fibromyalgia wasn’t enough by itself, people who suffer from it often have concomitant conditions ranging from chronic fatigue syndrome... Read more →
Rheumatology

Rheumatology and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shutterstock/ Image Point Fr If you’ve had fibromyalgia for a while, you’ve no doubt come across the phrase “rheumatology” at some point. But as with so many things in the world of fibromyalgia, you might not have... Read more →
Tendonitis

What is Tendonitis?

Image: Shutterstock/ Stastique Tendonitis is a painful condition that can make moving even more difficult than it normally is with fibromyalgia. And it’s fairly common, especially among older people. So there’s a good chance that... Read more →
ASMR

ASMR and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shutterstock/ Sergieiev Have you ever gotten that tingling feeling on your skin after hearing someone whisper in your ear? You know that kind of shiver that travels down your spine? Well, it turns out that there’s actually a name... Read more →
TENS Machine

Is a TENS Machine Effective for Fibromyalgia?

Image: Shutterstock/ Praisaeng Fibromyalgia is a hard condition to treat. Most of the methods currently used involve things like opioid painkillers that, while often effective for treating the pain, also come with a lot of side effects. Patients... 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 →
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 →
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