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Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

By Adrienne Dellwo In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular... 0

Why Dysphagia and Fibromyalgia are Connected?

Dysphagia is a medical term that means that a patient has difficulty swallowing. There are a number of different conditions that can cause dysphagia. And someone who suffers from dysphagia often finds that it makes... 0

I Won’t Apologize for Having Fun While Chronically ill

By: Denise Reich When I was six, I was hospitalized with Rocky Mountain spotted fever. At the hospital, I was encouraged to get out of bed, get dressed and spend as much time as... 0

The Connection Between Obesity And Fibromyalgia Pain

By Emily Delzell Carrying excess bodyweight increases pain levels and the extent of widespread pain in people with fibromyalgia; it also ratchets up the severity of other symptoms of the chronic pain syndrome. Studies... 0

10 Things That Surprised Me About Fibromyalgia.

Author: Barbara A. Sturrock (Contributor at I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia almost 15 years ago now, and as soon as I was diagnosed I went online to research everything I could find. What I found... 0

What 7 Types of Fibromyalgia Pain. Check Which Ones Do You Have?

By Adrienne Dellwo | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD You hear a lot about “fibromyalgia pain,” but it’s not that simple—those of us with fibromyalgia (FMS) experience several kinds of pain. Medically speaking, only a few of the pain types listed here... 0

How I told Fibromyalgia to other People Who Never Feet It

By: Erin Adair Have you ever wanted to feel what it’s like to have fibromyalgia? No? Heh, me neither. But I’ve gotten to know the ins and outs of it very well (certainly better than I... 0

10 Problems Only People With Fibromyalgia Will Understand

By: Teresa Cooper When you don’t live with fibromyalgia, it is difficult to understand the impact it has on a person’s life. Fibro warriors everywhere know all too well what it’s like to live... 0

What’s the Difference Between Polymyalgia and Fibromyalgia?

Understanding the two conditions You’re feeling muscle pain, stiffness, and fatigue. You suspect you may have one of two specific conditions. Only your doctor can provide a diagnosis. But it can help to understand... 0

When Your Doctors and Internet both says you are lying about fibromyalgia

Despite years of frequenting psychiatrists’ and psychologists’ offices, I never really felt like I was “crazy” until I tried to get help for my chronic pain. It’s been well-nigh 16 months since the journey...