The Most Common Misconceptions About Fibromyalgia

BY WENDY HENDERSO . As anyone who lives with fibromyalgia will attest, there are many misconceptions surrounding the condition. The most common misconception is that it’s all in the patient’s mind, and therefore it’s not a medical problem at all. MORE: Explaining chronic illness using an alternative to the “spoon theory.” In an interview with mayoclinic.org, a nursing supervisor from the Fibromyalgia and…

Why Paleo for Fibro?

Why Paleo for fibro Because I’m asked about food lists and diets for fibromyalgia more than any other question (besides queries about my Pup), I’ll make some clarifications here. First of all, there’s no specific list of foods that everyone with fibromyalgia should eat. There’s also no specific list of foods fibrofolk shouldn’t eat. I’m…

Cleaning House, the Fibro Way

BY CARRIE ANTON IN COLUMNS, FINDING BALANCE WITH FIBRO – A COLUMN BY CARRIE ANTON. My house was a disaster. I used to clean the entire place every Friday night. With my husband working the graveyard shift, it was the perfect time — until we bought a house over twice the size. One bathroom became…

10 Things I Say That Hide How My Fibromyalgia Really Feels

10 Things I Say That Hide How My Fibromyalgia Really Feels I “fake it” every day and I find that annoying. Here’s the thing: If I actually told people how I really feel or “played” the part, if you will, who would believe it? The thing that ails me is an invisible illness. It just…

Driving & Traveling Problems with Fibromyalgia

Peoples with fibromyalgia cannot walk, drive or bike very far without pain. Getting a ride is mostly not an easy task for Fibro community. Driving requires person to sit in a fixed position and move in some specific ways that may worsen the pain. When you are suffering from fibromyalgia, travel is also daunting and common triggers for a…

Fibromyalgia: Pain Management with Cannabis proved superior than Big Pharma Drugs

Being diagnosed with fibromyalgia means that you can say goodbye to any semblance of a normal life. It is a serious debilitating condition characterized by constant muscle pain and fatigue, symptoms which are usually accompanied by headaches, difficulty sleeping, and widespread joint pains. Because of the severity of the condition, people with fibromyalgia also tend…

6 Etapas de la fibromialgia

Nivel 1 Usted comenzó a experimentar dolor y la fatiga más que antes, no está seguro de lo que está pasando, pero le duele y está cansado. Se puede mantener un trabajo, puede hacerlo a través de su día, pero usted sabe que algo no está bien … así que es algo que va a…

NO ES LA FIBROMIALGIA

NO ES LA FIBROMIALGIA Me puse en mi armario esta mañana, mirando a su alrededor como si yo nunca había estado allí. No podía recordar lo que estaba haciendo, por qué, o lo que debía hacer a continuación. Así que me quedé quieto, esperando a que venga a mí. Momentos antes había sido violentamente jadeando…