8 Signs Of Fibromyalgia Most People Miss

Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread pain, among other symptoms. It can cause significant pain and fatigue, interfering with a person’s ability to carry out their daily activities. While the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, it’s estimated that it affects 5 million Americans ages 18 or older. Research has shown that fibromyalgia…

10 Essential Oils for Fibromyalgia / Fibrositis

Basically, Fibromyalgia is a major pain to deal with. But luckily we have essential oils. And while they won’t help with everything, for this condition they do a lot of good. Read below for the most recommended oils, followed by some recipes and additional tips. 1.) Rosemary   Rosemary oil is another fantastic all around oil. In…

Fibromyalgia may cause pregnancy complications and infertility

Fibromyalgia may cause pregnancy complications and infertility, studies found. A condition characterized by widespread pain, fibromyalgia can make daily tasks difficult to perform. Fibromyalgia is highly associated with stress, which can be worsened when pregnancy is thrown into the mix – not to mention changing hormone levels typical for this period in a woman’s life cycle. One retrospective…

Fibromyalgia Medication Efficacy and Side-Effects

This article is an examination of the more commonly used fibromyalgia medications and a few results of recent studies on the effectiveness of the medications in fibromyalgia patients; ways to reduce the cost of your fibromyalgia medication; and appropriate warnings where warranted. Fibromyalgia is complex. Here at “Living Smarter with Fibromyalgia”, we understand that not everyone will…

13 Tips for Getting a Better Night’s Sleep with Fibromyalgia

How did you sleep last night? If you have fibromyalgia, your answer is probably not very well. I know the feeling! I’ve struggled to get a good night’s rest for years.Unrefreshing sleep is one of the primary symptoms of fibromyalgia. No matter how much we sleep, we still wake up exhausted. Multiple research studies have confirmed…

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…

Fibromyalgia: Understand the diagnosis process

Fibromyalgia symptoms often mimic those of other conditions. Determining the true cause of your symptoms is key to receiving proper treatment. Fibromyalgia symptoms include widespread body pain, fatigue, poor sleep and mood problems. But all of these symptoms are common to many other conditions. And because fibromyalgia symptoms can occur alone or along with other…

13 Mistakes Fibromyalgia Patients Make

Dealing with the constant, daily pain of fibromyalgia can be tough. But the task can be even tougher if you fall into some common traps. Learn how to avoid mistakes that can make it even harder to cope with fibromyalgia. Navigating fibro Dealing with the constant, daily pain of fibromyalgia can be tough. But the task can…

8 symptoms of fibromyalgia you should be aware of!

Severe fatigue, migraine headache, insomnia and other common signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia. We often tend to consider muscle pain and joint pain as a part of our lifestyle rather than a sign of an underlying health problem. And this is the reason you ignore the common symptoms of fibromyalgia, which is often characterised by…

10 Products That Ease the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Help take the edge off Whether it’s back pain, achy knees, a throbbing hip, muscle pain, or migraines that won’t quit, most of the year you can only sympathize with people who are in pain. But on holidays and special occasions, you have a chance to give gifts and gadgets that take the edge off—whether…