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Why is Fibromyalgia so poorly understood by the Medical world?

IMHO, I blame two things. Misogyny, and a lack of high-tech diagnostic tools. Misogyny: 95% of sufferers are women over “a certain age”! A lot of the medical cohort, particularly…

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How come the Doctors say that patients who claimed to have fibromyalgia were just unhappy in their lives?

Maybe the doctor you followed some patients with the presumptive diagnosis of fibromyalgia. And maybe after years of following them, and checking for objective signs of disease- lab abnormalities, physical changes, etc.…

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Read more about the article What does Fibro Fog feel like in Fibromyalgia?
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What does Fibro Fog feel like in Fibromyalgia?

Like you have the flu constantly. Affecting your concentration and memory. And the pain itself is very distracting and tiring. Generally just feeling physically tired all the time. Sometimes worse…

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Read more about the article Do you find it difficult to solve problems when your Fibromyalgia Flares up?
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Do you find it difficult to solve problems when your Fibromyalgia Flares up?

I have lived with Fibromyalgia for 30 years. The answers to this question are true and help to explain some of the new symptoms I’m experiencing. For example, when I…

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Read more about the article Is Central Sensitization the same as Fibromyalgia?
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Is Central Sensitization the same as Fibromyalgia?

Let's remember that despite all of our great science, we don’t fully understand either central sensitization or fibromyalgia. So the question is cute but unanswerable. Central sensitization means that there…

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Read more about the article Fibromyalgia pain is getting worse why can’t I get pain meds when I go to the ER?
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Fibromyalgia pain is getting worse why can’t I get pain meds when I go to the ER?

As a Nurse Practitioner, patients presenting with chronic pain problems to the ER are problematic. During this so-called opioid epidemic, guidelines were put in place for patients seeking narcotics. Also…

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What are ways to ease discomfort from Fibromyalgia while Pregnant?

I've had two difficult pregnancies. Two boys were born healthy This is going to sound awful. It hurts just to say it. It’s the silver bullet, though, against fibromyalgia. Exercise.…

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Read more about the article Regarding a Fibromyalgia Flare, how do we identify the Triggers?
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Regarding a Fibromyalgia Flare, how do we identify the Triggers?

Keeping a journal is the single best way to identify your triggers. So, what kinds of things should you write down? Here are some of the most common flares: Stress:…

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Read more about the article How have you handled your Battle with Fibromyalgia?
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How have you handled your Battle with Fibromyalgia?

Having an understanding family has been wonderful. My husband and son understand when I having a bad day and pitch in without hesitation. Find those people who understand and support…

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Read more about the article What is the best way to battle daily with Fibromyalgia Nerve and Muscle Pain?
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What is the best way to battle daily with Fibromyalgia Nerve and Muscle Pain?

The best way is to accept it and moderate it in a moment-by-moment exercise. The stress of the “fight” will only make the pain worse for most with fibro. My…

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