I found out something new yesterday regarding Fibromyalgia thanks to Adrienne at the About.com: FM & CFS Blog. In her post, Adrienne talks about how it is common for Fibromyalgia patients to have lipomas, which are … [Read more...] about Lipomas In Fibromyalgia Patients
It is common for those who have illnesses like ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Interstitial Cystitis to also have allergies and sensitivities to food. In speaking with many patients who have either one or all three of these chronic … [Read more...] about Making It Through the Holidays with Food Sensitivities
I have to admit I am the queen of ignoring symptoms so I need to start following this advice myself. I read an article by a Fibromyalgia patient who also is guilty of ignoring symptoms. She found out that by ignoring her … [Read more...] about Don’t Ignore Symptoms, No Matter How Small They May Seem
The Arthritis Foundation's Good Living with Fibromyalgia Workbook offers some great suggestions on how people with ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia can handle and deal with the cognitive dysfunction that is part of the territory … [Read more...] about Dealing with the Cognitive Dysfunction in ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia
The results from a recent study that was published in the Arthritis and Rheumatism journal found that patients with Fibromyalgia have a high prevalence of sleep disturbances that play an important role in exacerbating their … [Read more...] about Study Proves Sleep Disturbance Major Issue for Fibromyalgia Patients
According to scientists, electromagnetic field hypersensitivity currently affects about 3% of the population and is rapidly growing in prevalence as cell phone tower and wi/fi use increases. Cell phones, appliances, … [Read more...] about Electrosensitivity & Similarities to ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia
A research team led by Dr. Robert Bennett of the Oregon Health Sciences Health Laboratory found in a study that FM patients who believe their doctors are serious about treating their symptoms may improve both physically and … [Read more...] about Can Physician Attitudes Affect Symptoms and Recovery?
Having CFS and Fibromyalgia can be very difficult for many reasons. One reason is that when we get sick or are not feeling well, we tend to blame the problem on our CFS, Fibromyalgia, or both for some of us. I am guilty of … [Read more...] about Is Your Symptom From CFS, Fibromyalgia, or Something Else?
Source: ImmuneSupport.com "Inadequate sleep quantity and quality are well known to cause a variety of different biochemical and physiological changes, and are a key part of the vicious cycle of CFS. It is imperative to do … [Read more...] about Correcting Sleep Problems In CFS and FM
Most CFIDS and FM patients suffer from cognitive difficulties. This is also referred to as "fibro fog" or "brain fog". Examples of cognitive problems include problems with short-term memory, difficulty finding the right … [Read more...] about Cognitive Problems in CFIDS & FM