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Rain and Pain in Fibromyalgia
The weather can have a profound effect on people. But contrary to popular belief, the weather might not have much to do with worsening of pain and fatigue in people with fibromyalgia.
No Extra Fibromyalgia Pain with Exercise
Some fibromyalgia patients may avoid exercise due to concern that the extra activity could increase pain. Fortunately, the opposite may be true, and exercise may actually help reduce pain.
When Treatment Can Make Things Worse
Relief from fibromyalgia symptoms can appear elusive. For some, the side effects that come with treatment of fibromyalgia symptoms make the cure seem worse than the disorder itself.
Drinking With Fibromyalgia
To drink or not to drink, it’s a common question for lots of people with health problems. For fibromyalgia patients, a little alcohol may help take the edge off.
Failing to Put a Name to the Pain
The first step to treating a disease is to properly diagnose that disease. Some diseases - such as fibromyalgia - are hard to diagnose, which may mean that people are living with a disease but do not know it.
The Runner's High
Blood doping refers to the practice some professional athletes use to artificially raise their amount of red blood cells with repeat blood transfusions, and with higher levels of oxygen in their blood they can push the limits of human endurance.
Comparing Fibromyalgia Perceptions
Living with constant pain while feeling your pain is unacknowledged by society is a devastating reality for many suffering from fibromyalgia.
Pain That Makes It Hard to Think
A powerful headache can make it hard to think about anything else but how much it hurts. Now imagine trying to think with constant, widespread pain and exhaustion.
Does Personality Relate to Fibromyalgia
Can your personality affect the likelihood that you'll develop a health condition? Some scientists believe that may be the case with fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia and Spine Pain
You're in pain. Your neck and back constantly hurt. But how do you know if your pain is just pain, or if it's fibromyalgia?