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The Challenges Of Fibromyalgia In Men: Symptoms, Diagnosis, And Treatment

The widespread pain condition known as fibromyalgia can be debilitating long before it’s diagnosed. Since women experience fibromyalgia compared to men at a rate of nearly nine to one, men have the additional challenge of getting their doctors to even consider that a cluster of symptoms could be fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia in men does occur, perhaps [...]

2019-04-15T15:56:51-07:00April 22nd, 2019|Tags: |0 Comments

10 Ways To Better Manage Your Fibro Fog

Fibromyalgia is a set of symptoms characterized by widespread pain, but the disorder brings with it a signature symptom known as fibro fog. Fibro fog affects cognitive function, leading to feelings of exhaustion and mental cloudiness, even after a full night’s sleep. Researchers still aren’t sure about the causes or biological underpinnings of fibromyalgia itself, let alone [...]

2018-05-30T13:03:37-07:00June 18th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fibromyalgia Research Looks Ahead To 3 Emerging Treatments

Notoriously difficult to diagnose, fibromyalgia causes very real pain to those affected by it despite remaining a mystery in many other ways. A musculoskeletal disorder, it’s characterized by a lowered pain threshold and extra sensitivity to situations that would cause an unaffected person no pain at all. Fibromyalgia research is constantly looking for emerging therapies [...]

2017-04-22T14:14:01-07:00May 1st, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Migraines Heighten Risk Of These 5 Health Problems

Migraines, the debilitating headaches that affect as much as 15% of the general population, do more than cause excruciating pain—they’ve also been linked to a slew of other health issues. Migraine sufferers who experience auras, visual disturbances that sometimes signal an impending attack, are especially predisposed to these related conditions, according to Prevention magazine. Part [...]

May Inside Pain: Making Invisible Illnesses Visible

Although 100 million U.S. adults, children, and teens suffer from chronic pain, patients experience a variety of difficulties connecting to each other, finding the treatment they need, and living in a world that’s not always kind to people who need a little extra help. May’s Inside Pain content explored this world, uncovering resources and tips [...]

How To Use Saunas To Manage Chronic Pain

Few things are more relaxing than soaking in a hot tub or sauna, or possibly hitting the steam room. For patients with fibromyalgia or other types of chronic pain who are looking to reduce discomfort, heat therapy can help diminish pain as well as reduce stress and promote feelings of wellbeing. Sauna or stream room? [...]

Honoring Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Fibromyalgia is frequently referred to as an invisible disease, but this year’s Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on May 12 aims to lift the veil and make this disorder visible. Also on May 12, advocates will publicize the health effects of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which is a chronic condition marked by persistent, extreme fatigue. [...]

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