5 Common Myths about Restless Leg Syndrome

5 Common Myths about Restless Leg Syndrome

Despite the fact that about 10% of U.S. population suffers from RLS, the condition often goes undiagnosed. For most patients the condition is merely an annoyance or as serious as an itchy toe. This lack of awareness has led to several misconceptions about this problem. The five most common myths are listed below; RLS is a Concoction of Pharmaceutical Giants to sell their Drugs: Drug Company advertising has in fact helped in increasing awareness of…

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11 Ways to Describe Fibromyalgia to those who hasn’t felt it

11 Ways to Describe Fibromyalgia to those who hasn’t felt it

Most of people don’t believe on fibromyalgia, they say its all in your head. You also have faced such people in your life. Sometime people ask from you about your illness, so that is our time to explain what fibromyalgia is like because they have not experience what we are experiencing.We asked from our community “Living with fibromyalgia and chronic illness” a question How would you describe fibromyalgia to those who hasn’t felt it. This is…

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THE 7 DIFFERENT STAGES OF FIBROMYALGIA, I HAVE #4 STAGE. WHAT’S YOUR STAGE ?

THE 7 DIFFERENT STAGES OF FIBROMYALGIA, I HAVE #4 STAGE. WHAT’S YOUR STAGE ?

When being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, one of the first thoughts to go through your head is, ‘Is this illness progressive? Many Doctors have done research into whether Fibromyalgia is a progressive illness like it’s sister illnesses MS and Lupus. However the jury is still out on this and many doctors will tell you that Fibro is not progressive. So if this is the case how come many of us, seem to go through six very…

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What is Lupus? How it is connected with Fibromyalgia

What is Lupus? How it is connected with Fibromyalgia

When you have fibromyalgia (FMS) or lupus Pain, Fatigue, Malaise is the symptoms that become a part of your life. You get a double helping of those symptoms, when you have both fibromyalgia and lupus, in addition to the other symptoms of both conditions. Because their primary symptoms can be very similar FMS and lupus are both hard to diagnose. People with FMS are sometimes misdiagnosed as having lupus, and vice versa. Diagnosis and treatment…

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Fibromyalgia: Many may receive wrong diagnosis

Fibromyalgia: Many may receive wrong diagnosis

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects millions of people in the United States. However, the authors of a new study now warn that a significant number of people who have received a diagnosis may not, in reality, have this condition. A new study indicates that there may be many incorrect and missed diagnoses of fibromyalgia. People with fibromyalgia experience pain all over the body, as well as fatigue, headaches, and increased sensitivity to painful…

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Morgan Freeman Says Weed Helps His Fibromyalgia: ‘I’ll Eat It, Drink It, Smoke It, Snort It’

Morgan Freeman Says Weed Helps His Fibromyalgia: ‘I’ll Eat It, Drink It, Smoke It, Snort It’

By : Yesha Imagine a movie with an older black man sitting around smoking weed and discussing the joys of it, starring Morgan Freeman. Or better yet, just imagine in real life Freeman sitting back in his living room with all this weed. Every different type and strain you could possibly imagine. Because in a recent interview with the Daily Beast, Freeman explains that he likes to get high and is definitely behind weed’s legalization. “They…

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Scientists Uncover Shocking Cause of Fibromyalgia

Scientists Uncover Shocking Cause of Fibromyalgia

While science currently has no way to pinpoint the precise cause of fibromyalgia, certain contributing factors are present in many cases. The three top causes of fibromyalgia are infections, genetics, and past abuse. Read more about how childhood abuse and fibromyalgia are linked below. Although fibromyalgia has been classified as a serious medical condition since the 1970s (before that, doctors thought the condition was fake and invented by women to obtain more drugs), scientists are…

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Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels

Editor-Steve Lotima by Donna Ker Leesley, Facebook Share 110 k Pinterest 10k Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels. Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left millions of sufferers…

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How Hair Loss Affects Those of Us with Fibromyalgia

How Hair Loss Affects Those of Us with Fibromyalgia

I have fibromyalgia (FM) and an underactive thyroid, so hair loss is a real concern of mine. For that reason, I have chosen to keep my hair very short. We’re talking #2-on-a-hair-trimmer short. After my first buzz cut, I wouldn’t go out anywhere without a hat because I was very self-conscious. Now I’m pretty comfortable with my look. Hair loss is not an uncommon phenomenon for those of us with fibro. Are you noticing more…

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Could Anticholinergics Be Making Your Fibromyalgia Worse?

Could Anticholinergics Be Making Your Fibromyalgia Worse?

Medications are a common part of managing fibromyalgia. Most fibro patients find that medications don’t offer complete relief though they can make things at least a little better. But the downside of most medications is that they each come with their own set of side effects and some even carry risks. What you might not know is that many medications prescribed to fibro patients are part of a potentially dangerous class of drugs called anticholinergics….

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