Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

When it comes to Fibromyalgia syndrome, or FMS, the trickiest part for any individual is ascertaining if indeed they do suffer from the condition. Because FMS is such a complicated and still not entirely understood illness, there is no easy diagnostic process. The term fibromyalgia is derived from the Latin word for fibrous tissue (fibro) … Read more

How to Exercise When You Have Fibromyalgia

How to Exercise When You Have Fibromyalgia

You are one of the 12 million, majority women, who suffers from the debilitating effects of the disease fibromyalgia. You tried one of the three FDA approved medications (i.e. Cymbalta, Lyrica and Savella) or alternative, non-FDA approved treatments or other methods of managing the symptoms and pain associated with the disease. You have done massage, … Read more

Feeding your Fibromyalgia: Eat yourself healthy

fibromyalgia supplements

Fibromyalgia Syndrome, or FMS, is an illness which is still difficult to classify. Some doctors and medical boards prefer to classify FMS as a somatoform disorder, affecting primarily the body, while others view it as a syndrome which disrupts the functioning of the individual’s Central Nervous System (CNS). Patients describe their primary symptoms as being … Read more

Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need to Know about fibromyalgia

Definition Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disease that causes muscle and soft tissue pain. The word itself comes from the Latin term for tissue – fibro, and the Greek terms for muscle – myo and pain – algia. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, and tendons. … Read more