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As with many other common symptoms, fibromyalgia neck pain can really be frustrating for many people.
Some people do not realize that their fibromyalgia and vision problems may be related. While there is no way to determine with certainty the causes, it is common.
Temperature dysregulation can really cause some issues. Normally when our surrounding environment heats up, our bodies are supposed to automatically kick into gear to cool things down internally.
Do you find traveling with fibromyalgia a big challenge due to the many variables? I would like to share some of the various tools that I use to counteract the challenges.
Treatment for fibromyalgia “D-ficiency”! Get tested. Get optimal absorption and work on reducing levels of pain, reducing symptoms. THAT is living smarter.
Fibro-Girl shares her fibromyalgia symptoms protocol for eating the "fibro elephant" one symptom at a time.
If you are one of the eight million people who suffer from hyperhidrosis and you also have fibromyalgia , there are some things you can do to make life a little better.
Juicing for fibromyalgia nutrition strategies and recipes for both Juicing and Blending are provided by Fibro-Girl.
Is there a connection between fibromyalgia and immune health status? Learn the relationship between them.
It is not uncommon for fibromyalgia and hip flexor pain to go together. The hips, hip flexors, and lower back correlate with fibromyalgia pain areas.
Have you discovered some anti-inflammatory foods seem to help ease symptoms while some other foods are almost guaranteed to set off a fibromyalgia flare up?
Fibro-Girl presents her extended fibromyalgia symptoms list where each symptom is itself a link to a specific treatment protocol.
When paresthesia occurs repeatedly or without an obvious application of pressure to a nerve, it may be due to fibromyalgia.
What do fibromyalgia and sleep disorders have in common? It turns out that the two are often found together.
Most people with fibromyalgia experience different types of pain sensations with the most common being chronic pain.
Neuroinflammation may be a factor for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome which is common among people diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
Did you know there is a connection between the nervous system and fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is complex, but we know that many times, the nervous system is at the heart of many symptoms.
Some people with fibromyalgia also suffer from interstitial cystitis which can further hinder their quality of life.
Sometimes fibromyalgia and skin conditions that cannot be explained cause even more issues for someone already suffering other common symptoms of fibromyalgia.
I feel a great sense of compassion when I receive messages from men with fibromyalgia. Although the diagnosis is not easy for any of us, a man can feel an additional blow to his purpose.
Unfortunately, many fibromyalgia sufferers experience at least one form of dysautonomia syndrome and it can be a very serious problem for them.
If you have even had this experience you will will know that fibromyalgia and the heart can give you quite a scare. Fibromyalgia seems to come with every pain imaginable, and that includes chest pain.
Nutrition tips for planning the best diet for fibromyalgia.
If you suffer from it, you probably already suspect that fibromyalgia pain and weather changes are more common than most people think.
While there is no way that you can prevent fibromyalgia muscle spasms all together, you can learn to recognize them and minimize their occurrence.
You may think that the following drug recall alert has nothing to do with fibromyalgia but you'd be missing an important variable. The reason is that this recall alert involves an endocrine disruptor. Also, I've read thousands of comments you all sent me mentioning high blood pressure as a co-condition. Consequently, I felt I really needed to publish this alert to make sure you were knowledgeable of this drug recall.
The FDA has found that some popular BP medications manufactured in China contain a known carcinogin, NDMA (N-nitrosodimethylamine), which has been shown in lab studies to cause cancer of the liver in humans. The common medical name of the med is valsartan or valsartan hydrochlorothiazide tablets.
You should know that not all valsartan products contain NDMA; only the ones manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, Linhai, China are involved.
Things become more confusing when you learn that a fair number of drug companies have marketed the affected products. However, the FDA has set up their website so that the consumer can compare their prescription bottle to the FDA's list of drugs that are both affected and not affected. If yours is affected, you may consult with your pharmacist to find a source that can provide valsartan that is not affected.
I love my followers, and I don’t want NDMA messing with your liver; you’ve got your hands full dealing with fibro and you don’t need a contaminated BP med (an endocrine disruptor) making things worse.
Since you’re already on this subject, you might want to continue reading my "endocrine_disruptors" article on this website; click on the link just below.
Why can’t you just give me the fibromyalgia test? This is probably one of the most common questions that doctors hear from patients who suspect that they or a loved one are suffering from fibromyalgia.
When it comes to fibromyalgia and aerobic exercise (otherwise known as cardio based exercise) we need to evaluate all variables first.
People are often confused and ask what is fibromyalgia because they simply don’t understand what this diagnosis means.
You may have recently heard about this organ in the news lately called the Interstitium and you may wonder exactly what it is and what it does. You might also wonder how it relates to those of us with fibromyalgia.
More fibromyalgia patients are utilizing hands-on trigger point therapy for relief because it addresses one of the primary symptoms related to muscle and myofascial pain.
Sometimes aging with fibromyalgia can have overlapping symptoms. It is important to learn how to try to control symptoms and keep them from getting worse to maintain quality of life.
Have you heard of d-ribose? This simple, five-sided sugar is being embraced by bodybuilders as well as some people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.
In Fibro-Girl’s treatment for fibromyalgia protocol, she provides a sure-fire, science-based way to improve your serotonin level (mood), sleep, and vitamin D.
Do you ever think about how fibromyalgia and blood vessels affect each other? Is there a connection?
Would it surprise you to learn that many people suffer from fibromyalgia and hypoglycemia symptoms at the same time? It turns out that the symptoms of both conditions overlap.
Sciatica pain is one of the most common conditions to coexist with fibromyalgia, but what is the root cause?
Who knew that a weighted blanket could become one of the most effective additions to your fibromyalgia treatment plan?
When you get a fibromyalgia diagnosis, the first questions people have are about what to expect and about their fibromyalgia prognosis.
Clavicle or shoulder pain in fibromyalgia is like any other symptom in that it can easily wax and wane, but might be more common than you think.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and fibromyalgia are often co-conditions.
It is not so uncommon to experience fibromyalgia and ankle pain. Although it might not be one of your first symptoms, you might find that you start experiencing pain in one or both ankles.
Are you confused about the best diet for fibromyalgia? I do believe that the best diet addresses inflammation, toxicity and nutrient absorption.
Accurate fibromyalgia awareness is important because we should be able to acknowledge any condition we have without worry of the stigma attached.
Many people assume that carpal tunnel syndrome only occurs in people who spend a lot of time typing on a computer or engaging in repetitive motions, but this is far from the truth.
Fibromyalgia and anxiety symptoms coexist naturally because of the human pain response. But, Fibro-Girl explains another source of these symptoms.
Did you know that fibromyalgia and TMJ pain often go together? Unfortunately for many fibromyalgia patients, this is a painful reality.
What do amino acids, enzymes, the MTHFR gene and fibromyalgia have in common? More than you might think!
Restless leg syndrome is another condition that can lead to frequent sleep disruptions for people with fibromyalgia.