The severity of symptoms for those living with fibromyalgia can vary from person to person. For those with severe cases, simply getting out of bed in the morning can be a daily struggle. For most FM patients is some combination of medication, gentle exercise, lifestyle changes, and often some kind of complementary treatment like massage therapy, acupuncture, supplements, etc.
With much of the U.S. experiencing temperatures in the 90 and 100 degree ranges, I thought it would be a good time to talk about how the heat affects many of us with fibromyalgia. Most people with fibromyalgia report having some kind of temperature sensitivity. Some are very sensitive to cold, others are sensitive to heat, and still…