7 Ways to Fight Fatigue for Fibro Sufferers

7 Ways to Fight Fatigue for Fibro Sufferers

Symptoms
In the fight against Fibromyalgia, fatigue is one of the most challenging battles to face. How can you regain energy, or find new sources of energy to access. How can we find extra spoons to put in our pocket? There are several things that can be done, but every person is different. What works for some may not work for another person. Here are some suggestions of some ways to fight fatigue. Ways to fight fatigue Be protective of your spoons The idea of spoon theory is a great way to explain the realities of Fibromyalgia. In short, spoon theory says that you have a certain number of spoons to use everyday (think of them as units of energy). When finding ways to fight fatigue, the most simple answer is conservation. Try to protect the energy…
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Fibromyalgia sufferers have a greater corneal sensitivity

Fibromyalgia sufferers have a greater corneal sensitivity

Symptoms
There is a link between fibromyalgia and cornea. This was shown by a study conducted in Turkey and published by Eye. Those with this syndrome have a greater corneal sensitivity, with symptoms similar to those of the dry eye People suffering from fibromyalgia would also have increased corneal sensitivity and eye pain. This is what emerges from a study conducted by Turkish researchers led by Veysel Aykut of the Istanbul Medeniyet University School of Medicine. The researchers conducted a detailed ophthalmic examination, measuring the tear film breakage time and performing the Schirmer test without anesthetic, on 30 women and six men with fibromyalgia, with an average age of 47 years. As a control group, scientists considered 33 women and six healthy men. Both groups included people without eye conditions. Aykut…
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Is There a Correlation Between Fibromyalgia and Emotional Sensitivity?

Is There a Correlation Between Fibromyalgia and Emotional Sensitivity?

Symptoms
OK, so I have a bit of a chicken and egg one for you to think about here. Does our fibromyalgia make us hypersensitive or does being hypersensitive leave us vulnerable enough to bring on fibro? First, to clarify: when I say “hypersensitive,” I mean more in an emotional sense than physical. Of course extreme pain will make us sensitive, just as a whole body that’s full of sensitivities and intolerances could leave us open to stress-induced fibro. However, for the purposes of this piece, I am focusing on the emotional, the psychological, the subconscious, the spiritual – basically hypersensitivity on a soul level more than a corporeal one. I’m interested in how the two aspects of my day-to-day experience could be connected because as I continue on my journey of meeting…
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How Summer Heat and Humidity Affect Your Fibromyalgia

How Summer Heat and Humidity Affect Your Fibromyalgia

Symptoms, Tips
Fibromyalgia is mostly known for the pain, fatigue and discomfort it causes a person, and several factors can increase the risk of having it or increase the pain. Many patients have reported that being exposed to different kinds of weather makes them feel more pain. For example, being outside on a sunny day, or if is raining, or if the day is too cold, could all affect someone with fibromyalgia. Any possible change can cause an effect, even being in a bank or a store with the air conditioning on too low can make a fibromyalgia patient feel pretty bad. Scientifically, it is shown that weather, pressure, altitude, humidity and gravity can make changes to muscles, and the tissue causing different reactions between hot and cold. The reported issues said…
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Relationship of Myofascial Pain syndrome with Fibromyalgia

Relationship of Myofascial Pain syndrome with Fibromyalgia

Symptoms
As the symptoms of fibromyalgia vary a lot, so it gets difficult to diagnose the exact symptoms of this syndrome. Also, some of the symptoms are similar to the other conditions and some disorders some along with fibromyalgia. Due to this, it is important to rule out other disorders that come along with fibromyalgia. One of the disorders includes Myofascial Pain Syndrome. Now, we are going to have a look on myofascial pain syndrome and its relationship with fibromyalgia. Myofascial Pain Syndrome Myofascial pain syndrome occurs within the muscles and connective tissues in the body. A number of trigger points happen throughout the distressed area in some way (some issues like a bump, a bruise or a break that causes muscle tissues do not function properly as they do). These…
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Is there any connection between Carpel Tunnel Syndrome and Fibromyalgia?

Is there any connection between Carpel Tunnel Syndrome and Fibromyalgia?

Symptoms
The use of hands and wrists is so much common in today’s world. We use computers, we are on our mobiles, and many other things with our hands. Due to this, some disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome have got more common among the people. Some connections do exist between fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel syndrome. You need to consider if you have issues with your wrists and hands while you are having fibromyalgia. Carpel tunnel syndrome Imagine if you are in your office and typing a report for your boss for a while. You are just going back and rechecking all your work to get it correct and accurate to be presented. And all of a sudden, you start feeling some pain in your hands, arms, and wrists. The whole…
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Fibromyalgia symptoms and Anemia

Fibromyalgia symptoms and Anemia

Symptoms
Symptoms are considered to be fussy things because they're so many diseases whose symptoms overlap. So you need to be very careful about the changes that occur in your body. A common fibromyalgia symptom, exhaustion, is really problematic because it is also a symptom of so many other diseases. Fibromyalgia also has this symptom. Symptoms of Anemia We should take a look at what anemia is, before stepping towards the symptoms of anemia. There is at least one person suffering from anemia, who we know. It is estimated that almost 2 to 4 million people in the US suffer from anemia and 20 million people around the whole world. In anemia, your body is not producing enough of the red blood cells for the bloodstream for the appropriate working. It…
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Fibromyalgia and Bruxism symptoms

Fibromyalgia and Bruxism symptoms

Symptoms
You may suffer from bruxism if you have an aching jaw, pounding headaches, and episodes of TMJ. It is easy to fix it but you need to understand the having bruxism symptoms and fibromyalgia together, as it will help you in having a better life. What bruxism is? It is a clinical term for gnashing and grinding of teeth. Usually, it occurs while you are sleeping at night, although there are some people who experience it in the day as well as habitual behavior. Bruxism is most common in adults and children. Tooth or jaw pain, TMJ, degraded teeth, and headaches are the symptoms of Bruxism. It can be determined whether you have bruxism or not by going to a dentist. How does bruxism relate to Fibromyalgia symptoms bunch? Usually,…
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Does hip pain occur due to fibromyalgia or some other medical condition?

Research, Symptoms
The nature of our bodies is mysterious. It seems so scary to think that our bodies can also break and at the time there is no repair person who has the ability to fix it. The world has gone so far in every field, but still, there are some questions that need to be answered. How AIDS or cancer can be cured and how certain type’s tumors can be removed safely? Why do people feel depressed? What are the causes of arthritis? There are a lot of questions that appear to be ever-growing and a lot of research has been made but still, there are no clear answers. Fibromyalgia is a mystery and it is difficult to solve it. Everybody fails to solve it completely may be due to its…
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Is there any link of Aluminum Toxicity with Fibromyalgia?

Is there any link of Aluminum Toxicity with Fibromyalgia?

Awareness, Symptoms
People suffering from fibromyalgia have a lot of symptoms. Some of the symptoms might be symptomatic of some other condition. One of those conditions includes aluminum toxicity. What is Aluminum Toxicity? Aluminum toxicity occurs when a person breathes in a huge amount of aluminum in the air or stores this in his body. It is known to everyone that aluminum is the metal that is found in the earth’s crust. Moreover, it means that our environment contains aluminum too, which is mixed with many other elements like fluorine, oxygen, and silicon as well. Exposure to aluminum is not harmful in some cases. But if there are high levels of aluminum, some serious health issues can occur. You need to talk to your physician if you feel like you have high…
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