13 Surprising Symptoms of Lyme Disease.

When most people think of Lyme disease, they probably picture a tick bite and the classic bullseye rash (if they’ve heard of Lyme disease at all). But there’s so much more to Lyme disease than that. Not everyone with Lyme disease even gets the bullseye rash, and there’s a huge range of other symptoms that can crop…

The Message I Have for Anyone Who Loves Someone With an Addiction

On Thursday, September 22, 2018, our lives were forever changed. I was having a normal day at work, sitting at my desk, when my boss walked over. He asked to speak to me in one of the conference rooms. Immediately, I thought I was in trouble. I had no real reason to assume this, but…

Please Don’t Confuse My Chronic Pain With ‘Low Pain Tolerance’

  “Pain tolerance” and “pain threshold” are phrases used to describe how much pain a person can handle, but they don’t actually mean the same thing. Pain tolerance is how much pain you can handle while still functioning (for me, this means how much pain I can handle without taking medication). Pain threshold is when…

Lady Gaga Shares Comeback for People Who Question Fibromyalgia

While each person with fibromyalgia experiences the condition differently, one thing most fibro warriors have in common is fighting other peoples’ doubt that fibro is a “real” condition. Lady Gaga, who first opened up about having fibromyalgia last year while promoting her documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” revealed exactly what she would say to those who are questioning her…

THE PAIN OF FIBROMYALGIA CAN BE LINKED TO THE DYSFUNCTION OF THE SPINAL CABLE, SAYS INVESTIGATORS

Dysfunction in the processing of the spinal cord may be responsible for pain in patients with fibromyalgia (FM), a study entitled “Cutaneous silent period prolonged fibromyalgia suggesting a central sensitization as pathogenesis” and published in the journal PLoS One. The Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain, among other symptoms, but the underlying cause responsible…

New Hyperbaric hope for fibromyalgia sufferers

Two 20-seat hyperbaric chambers at the Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research in Israel were used in a study to see if hyperbaric oxygen treatment could help patients with fibromyalgia. A new study by researchers at Rice University and institutions in Israel showed patients in a small trial experienced remarkable improvement after two months…

3 Non-toxic Ways to Clean Mold with Natural Cleaners.

Mold may be growing in your home and you don’t even know it, that’s because mold loves dark, warm, humid places to live. Your basement, kitchen and bathroom are at the most risk for mold and bacteria growth because they are in constant contact with moisture. When the conditions are right, mold can grow within…

Why does fibromyalgia hurt more at night?

Why does fibromyalgia hurt more at night? When a kick in pain at full speed? For some it is early in the morning, others at random times, but for most fibromyalgia, the pain seems amplified at night. You already know the routine: it’s about being social and hanging with a friend for dinner, but you have to…

The loneliness of fibromyalgia.

There is loneliness, it is the “loneliness of fibromyalgia”, that loneliness that all sufferers suffer, the loneliness of living in silence their symptoms for fear of being questioned, to continuously doubt their psychological stability and end up wondering one more time …… will it really be like that, …? And will I be the cause of…

Costochondritis, a cause of chest pain in fibromyalgia

Although it is a symptom of Fibromyalgia that is almost not talked about, chest pain is quite frequent among patients with this disease, and the main cause that has been associated with this problem is Costochondritis. Costochondritis is the inflammation of the cartilage that joins the ribs with the sternum, as you can see in…