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Sat, 04 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by inflammation of muscles, tendons and joints. The fibromyalgic tissues pain a lot and turn stiff and tender. The pain may be quite disabling, inhibiting movement in day to day life. But fibromyalgia is otherwise harmless for it does not cause any kind of body damage or deformity. Women are more affected by fibromyalgia than men. Patients with fibromyalgia are increasingly sensitive to external sensory stimuli that trigger pain.
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Unfortunately, medical researchers are not clear as to what causes fibromyalgia. Some believe it is nothing more that a psychological condition; a physical examination usually reveals nothing out of the ordinary. It has been associated with rheumatoid arthritis as well as lupus, both of which are inflammatory conditions.
Mon, 31 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400I am a positive thought author. My life is all about living life through positive thought but not only that, I have Fibromyalgia. Now you would never think that someone with this crazy chronic illness could ever be someone who all day long talks about how to be positive no matter what the situation. But it is what I do with Fibromyalgia.
Fri, 28 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia is associated with the pain in the muscles, tendons and ligaments. The syndrome of fibromyalgia is related with arthritis. Usually it is characterized by generalized or widespread tenderness, muscular pain and fatigue. As fibromyalgia is a set of symptoms and signs which occur together, so it is considered as syndrome. It is a condition in which there is a stiffness and pain around the joints as well as in bone and muscles. Fibromyalgia is not associated with any inflammation. Usually fibromyalgia is not considered to be a type of arthritis but it is related with a form of soft-tissue rheumatism.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Fibromyalgia is a serious neurological condition that causes pain in the musculoskeletal system. People who suffer from fibromyalgia also feel pain in the tendons, ligaments and the areas of the joints. Another characteristic of fibromyalgia is a pronounced state of fatigue that takes over the entire body. The symptoms of fibromyalgia resemble those of rheumatoid arthritis and due to this fact, fibromyalgia may be misdiagnosed.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that affects the muscles and joints and is seen in only 3-6 per cent of the general population in the world. It's generally seen more in females than males with a ratio percentage of 9.1 according to the College of Rhumatology and is commonly diagnosed in females between the ages of 20-50 though it's been noted that the onset happens in childhood. This is not a life-threatening disease though the degree of pain in the condition can vary day to day with periods of flare ups and remission. The disease is being argued and viewed as non-progressive, but that's a point that remains in limbo.
Fri, 31 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400Generally, it is believed that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not absolutely curable; however, it can be managed. Several treatments have been suggested and one must choose the one that suits their lifestyle, their pocket, is the most effective ...
Tue, 08 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia has been commonly referred to as a "stress-related disorder" due to its frequent onset and worsening of symptoms in the context of stressful events. This disease can affect every aspect of a person's life and is seen in about 2 per cent of the general population, which affects more females than males, with a ratio of 9:1 by ACR criteria.
Sat, 14 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia has no cure but symptoms can be relieved to alleviate the condition. Sleep for one can be improved because its one factor that accounts for the weakness and fatigue that the sufferers experience. It is a condition where there is pain almost anywhere in the body; muscles, tendons and ligaments. It's a non progressive condition but symptoms vary widely from day to day, severe worsening of symptoms may creep in anytime. It affects more women than men and worst of all it has no cure. The only remedy is to relieve the sufferers from the symptoms.
Sat, 12 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500Fibromyalgia is a disease of unknown cause usually suspected when patients complain of multiple tender points. A theory is postulated that in fibromyalgia the threshold for pain is lowered because of increased sensitivity of pain signals in the brain. Researchers believe that when repetitive pain signals repeatedly stimulate the brain centers, the concentrations of the chemical substances called neurotransmitters increases in the brain.
Sat, 05 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis), Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS), and Post Viral Syndrome (PVS), appears to be on the increase and still poses a problem to many physicians.
Sun, 02 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is one of several names given to a poorly understood, highly debilitating disorder of uncertain cause/causes, which is thought to affect approximately 4 per 1,000 adults. People previously healthy and full of energy may experience a variety of symptoms, including extreme fatigue, weakness and headaches as well as difficulty concentrating and painful joints, muscles and lymph nodes.
Fri, 19 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you have always wanted to know more about fatigue and exercise, you are not alone. I mean, doesn't exercise contribute to fatigue? No! The benefits of exercise to fatigue sufferers are so great, they cannot be ignored. Exercise for fatigue? You bet! If you are not doing exercises for fatigue you may be suffering more than you need to. So where do you start? What kinds of exercise should you be doing with fatigue problems.
Sat, 13 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400This article shows fatigue sufferers three easy steps they can take to conquer fatigue and have energy again. It walks sufferers through the steps that will allow them to get their health back on track with plenty of energy and stress to boot.
Fri, 12 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia is an age old problem that dates back many centuries. It is a condition that has muslce and joint pain that seems to persist without any identifiable reason. There are three specific things you should know about fibromyalgia. They are: what is fibromyalgia, what causes fibromyalgia, and what can I do about fibromyalgia.
Thu, 27 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia is a medical condition that often causes weakness and fatigue along with the common symptom of pain. Fibromyalgia is closely related to chronic fatigue syndrome as well. So what is the connection between these conditions and age? Where is it I am going with this? Well, studies show that age may play a factor in Fibromyalgia.
Sat, 15 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400This article shows sufferers of fatigue how vitamins and supplements can aid in their recovery from chronic fatigue. Natural alternatives for chronic fatigue that are proven to help combat fatigue.
Sat, 08 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia is a whole life illness, and it requires a whole life solution. There is no magic bullet to "fix" fibromyalgia, but for those that are willing to target their condition from a number of different angles, there really is hope. For those of you who have tried to go the route of conventional medical treatment, you have probably hit a lot of brick walls in your search for help, and it is hard to believe anyone who is outside of that realm who tells you that there are solutions to your condition.
Thu, 06 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400It can be difficult to rid yourself of the symptoms of fibromyalgia that are plaguing you and your everyday activities. However, you know that you can't go on any longer fighting these debilitating symptoms, suffering day to day. You feel tired, your joints and muscles are aching and fatigued, you know this is not what your life is meant to be.
Fri, 31 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Those of us that have a chronic illness often define ourselves by that illness. Rather than focusing on that illness, this article encourages readers to think about themselves as strong and healthy individuals and to watch what they think and how they form their identity.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain are syndromes that are closely related but have a few differences that are worth discussing. Knowing the two syndromes and their respective symptoms can help aid in the healing process. Knowing the differences between the two syndromes will also help you know what to expect in the course of the syndrome and how to best go about treating the symptoms.
Wed, 11 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400At the moment of writing this article, there is not an entry in the Social Security Disability Listing for Impairment for the condition Fibromyalgia. Nor is there for its other names commonly used such as fibromyositis or Myofacial Pain Syndrome. Getting denied of claims is quite common ground for Fibromyalgia patients, but this doesn't have to be the case.
Mon, 25 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you suffer from Fibromyalgia, you may be familiar with muscle spasms or muscle twitches. Muscle spasms and twitches are often one of the many symptoms that sufferers experience. These symptoms can come and go as they please. Muscle spasms may occur at any time and in any muscle. So it's important that you know what can be done to help relieve these spasms.
Sat, 16 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400This article walks fibromyalgia sufferers through simple steps they can take to fight back digestive problems. Irritable bowel like problems are often seen in people with fibromyalgia, now there's a plan to fight back and restore balance to your system.
Wed, 06 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400This article walks fibromyalgia sufferers through simple steps they can take to help them relieve their back pain. Fibromyalgia can cause severe pain in the back and this article walks sufferers through healing tips directed at relieving back pain.