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Migraine Prepared Me for Fibromyalgia

I’ve lived with Migraine my entire life, so waking up in pain was not new. The surprise was that I suddenly felt like I’d aged 40 years overnight. I didn’t just hurt. It felt as though every muscle in my body had seized up and all my joints were lock...
Tammy Rome

Spring, Sinusitis, and Fibromyalgia

After months of cold weather that winter brings, many people welcome spring with open arms. However, for some of us, it also means stuffy noses, watery itchy eyes, sinus pressure, and headaches. For those of us with fibromyalgia, it can also mean our ...
Celeste Cooper, RN

10 Tips for Managing Fibrofog

Fibrofog is a term used to describe short-term memory loss, trouble finding common words, transposing letters and numbers, losing our train of thought, etc. Unfortunately, it’s a common symptom of fibromyalgia.
Celeste Cooper, RN

The Link Between Anxiety and Fibromyalgia

A number of studies have shown a link between anxiety and fibromyalgia, however, the nature of the link is not yet understood. Some experts, according to a report, “Fibromyalgia,” in The New York Times, “believe that fibromyalgia is not a disease, bu...
Eileen Bailey

Fibromyalgia and Exercise

In the early years following my fibromyalgia diagnosis, when doctors and others suggested I should be exercising, I wanted to smack them. (Would that count as exercise?) After all, it hurt to move. Why would I want to add to my pain by exercising? Ev...
Karen Lee Richards

Back to School with Fibromyalgia or Chronic Pain

Children with fibromyalgia or other chronic pain disorders face some special challenges as they return to school. It can be especially difficult to go back to keeping a regular schedule after being able to sleep late or rest whenever they needed to d...
Karen Lee Richards

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