Living with Fibromyalgia

What Causes Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups

What Causes Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups?

What is fibromyalgia, and what do you need to know about it? Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by musculoskeletal pain with other symptoms, including mood swings, memory loss, fatigue and lethargy, and insomnia. Fibromyalgia is the second most common condition which affects our bones and muscles. This disease is often […]

Is Fibromyalgia a disability

Is Fibromyalgia a Disability? What You Need to Know

Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic condition that results in stiffness and tenderness in certain parts of the body. Patients also experience a lot of pain and fatigue. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects more than 5 million people in the United States. The disorder can make everyday life difficult, but […]

Fibromyalgia and Bipolar Disorder

The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Bipolar Disorder

What is a bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder is also known as manic-depressive illness. It is a brain disorder which causes changes in the mood, energy activation level, and the inability to carry out the normal day to day routine. There are four of the most basic types of bipolar disorder: […]

Fibromyalgia and the associated conditions

Fibromyalgia and the conditions that are associated with it

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a kind of disorder which is characterized when a person has musculoskeletal pain with some other symptoms including mood swings, memory loss, fatigue and lethargy, and insomnia. Fibromyalgia is the second most common condition which affects our bones and muscles. This disease is often misdiagnosed and […]

Gaining Perspective on Fibromyalgia

Gaining Perspective on Fibromyalgia

 Fibromyalgia, or FM, is a serious medical condition that can be characterized by chronic widespread pain along with a heightened sense of pain as a response to pressure. It can cause lasting, and often times debilitating, muscle discomfort and fatigue. It is also known as fibrositis or fibromyositis. While scientists […]