Seven Ways to Get Fibromyalgia Relief
Managing the pain of fibromyalgia really depends on the person suffering it to a great extent. In other words, just putting up with pain and doing nothing about it is asking for trouble.
The Difficulty In Diagnosing Fibromyalgia
There’s new hope for the 10 million Americans who suffer from the chronic condition fibromyalgia. Often misdiagnosed and misunderstood, fibromyalgia can cause people pain at even the slightest touch.
The debilitating syndrome strikes mostly in middle-aged women, though it can occur at any age. Phyllis Talarico has lived in agony for the past ten years. “Today, I feel pain all over. My legs are hurting, my back is. I couldn’t get of bed this morning.”
Support group forms to help those with fibromyalgia help each other
Before sitting down for a meeting of the Fibromyalgia Support Group, Village of Woodbury resident Jeanie Christopher put a mat on the floor and spent several minutes stretching. She knows that if she is going to be sitting still for awhile, stretching is one way she can reduce the pain in her body caused by fibromyalgia.
Governor Signs Proclamation Recognizing National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
On Thursday, July 17, Governor Joe Manchin III, on behalf of the state of West Virginia, presented a proclamation officially recognizing National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. Governor Manchin invited Ruth Lewis, West Virginia Director of the Arthritis Foundation, to accept the proclamation.