Category «Fibromyalgia»

Endocannabinoid Deficiency Suspected As Cause For Fibromyalgia

By:Leslie Kahn For decades, since fibromyalgia disproportionately affected women, those who suffered with its often debilitating effects were often labeled as “hysterical women.” Many doctors would not even acknowledge that it was a legitimate physical disorder and called women hypochondriacs. It was often referred to as a “psychosomatic disorder.” Over the decades, the medical community …

Fibromyalgia Is Finally Recognized As An Official Real Disease

Fibromyalgia finally has its own official diagnostic code in the ICD-10-CM codes formally adopted in the U.S.ICD-10-CM, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of diagnostic codes provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics to be used for medical reporting …

Hypervigilance In Fibromyalgia.What It Is?

By Adrienne Dellwo | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD Hypervigilance is a state of being constantly tense, on guard, and exceptionally aware of your environment. A small but growing body of research suggests that hypervigilance is a feature of fibromyalgia and may contribute to the common symptom of sensory overload. The idea is that our brains become overly aware of …

What is RSDS? How it is connected with Fibromyalgia

By:Bill Cravens Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS) and fibromyalgia are two very closely related disorders that often get mistaken for each other. RSDS is more commonly known as “complex regional pain syndrome. When the two disorders meet in one person, life can become very difficult and painful. While there are treatments for both disorders, understanding …

Complete Detail about Fibromyalgia Signs,Symptoms ,Management ,Treatments and Medication.Must Read

Fibromyalgia is a disorder of chronic, widespread pain and tenderness (see the image below). It typically presents in young or middle-aged women but can affect patients of either sex and at any age. Research has shown that fibromyalgia patients typically see several different doctors before receiving their diagnosis. The symptoms of fibromyalgia often mimmick other …

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