6 Tips for Being a Mom With Fibromyalgia

What It’s Like Parenting With Fibro I am sure every parent out there can agree raising children is one of the most wonderful adventures you will go on, and also the toughest job you will ever have. Add a chronic illness to that and the difficulty increases tenfold. But being a parent and suffering from fibromyalgia…

10 consejos para vivir bien con la fibromialgia

Vivir con una enfermedad crónica invisible como la fibromialgia puede ser un desafío diario. La clave para vivir bien incluye encontrar maneras de mantener su estilo de vida, hacer ajustes y, lo más importante, cuidarse a sí mismo y escuchar a su cuerpo. Si usted es recién diagnosticado o ha estado viviendo con fibromialgia durante…

9 Posibles causas de la fibromialgia para discutir con su médico

Es sólo en los últimos años que los médicos han comenzado a tomar la fibromialgia en serio. Muchos solían escribirlo como depresión o algo peor, algo que sólo estaba en la cabeza del paciente. Mientras que ahora hay medicaciones y terapias para los pacientes del fibromyalgia, muy poca investigación se ha hecho para descubrir porqué…

Distinct Pain Signature Seen in People With Fibromyalgia

Historically, fibromyalgia (FM) lacks a definitive explanation for its underlying mechanisms of action,1 and has little consensus on objective, consistent physiological characteristics to define the condition for patients and physicians.2 Given the range of widespread, generalized symptoms, making a diagnosis of FM poses an ongoing challenge, despite its prevalence.3 Findings published in the journal Pain, offer valuable insight into the neurological…

11 Ways to Beat ‘Fibro Fog’

Confused. Forgetful. Can’t concentrate. Mixing up your words. Experiencing short-term memory loss. Many of the 10 million people in the United States with fibromyalgia complain of these cognitive difficulties, commonly referred to as “fibro fog” or “brain fog.” “I don’t have a percentage to give you,” says Elizabeth Lyster, MD, of the Holtorf Medical Group…

6 Ways to Beat Fibro Fog

Memory loss and disorientation are two of the most challenging symptoms of fibromyalgia. Suddenly not knowing where you are can lead to embarrassment or even panic. Here are 6 expert-recommended tips for preventing fibro fog… We all sometimes forget grocery items or loved ones’ birthdays, but for people with fibromyalgia, memory lapses happen more frequently…