Tag Archives: FIBROMYALGIA

SEPTEMBER IS ARTHRITIS AWARENESS MONTH

Over 350 million people in the world are affected by this chronic life-changing disease. Continue reading

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RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME (RLS)

RLS sensations have been described as burning, creeping, tugging, or like insects crawling inside your legs.. Continue reading

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OH MY FOGGY BRAIN

Brain fog or fibro fog is one of the lesser talked about symptoms of Fibromyalgia (FM) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Until recently the cognitive impairment that is brain fog have been ignored. Most clinicians have focused on the pain management. However, for the millions who suffer with brain fog the symptoms can be more debilitating than the pain. Continue reading

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RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND FIBROMYALGIA

Recently I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA).  I thought ‘no couldn’t be’ I already had Fibromyalgia(FM), Vitiligo (which is also an autoimmune disease), Depression and Severe Anxiety Disorder. I don’t need this.  Then my mind starts going:  Was I misdiagnosed … Continue reading

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MEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA OFTEN GO UNDIAGNOSED

Fibromyalgia is a complex illness to diagnose and to treat. There is not yet a diagnostic test to establish that someone has it, there is no cure and many fibromyalgia symptoms — pain, fatigue, problems sleeping and memory and mood … Continue reading

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FROM FIBROMYALGIA TO A PULMONARY EMBOLISM AND BACK (I needed to vent)

I went to bed last night in so much pain I was fighting back tears.  I don’t remember the last time I had a flair-up this bad.  I was blaming the weather. I live in Canada so another snow storm … Continue reading

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