The painful truth about fibromyalgia the painful truth about fibromyalgia by amanda liddle, hbsc(kin), rkin, cat(c), rmt pain is highly personal. Fibromyalgia: the painful truth introduction attention getter: “i’m so sick and tired of being sick and tired” this is a frequently used quote in my home my mother suffers from a condition called fibromyalgia and this has become her outlook on life.
In addition to muscle and joint pain and fatigue, fibromyalgia can bring headaches, memory problems, stiffness, and poor balance, as well as numbness, burning, or tingling in the hands and feet fibromyalgia can affect anyone, but is most common in women 20 to 55.
Member of closed support group “living with fibromyalgia and chronic illness” to join click here feel free to share, if you like this poem also lets us know in the comments about your feelings. A syndrome that affects the muscles and soft tissue, fibromyalgia symptoms can include chronic muscle pain, fatigue, sleep problems, andpainful tender points researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way our brain processes pain signals.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects about 5 million americans join now main content starts below the painful truth about fibromyalgia –visible guides published on november. Fibromyalgia is defined by widespread chronic pain, as well as a broad spectrum of related symptoms including fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, and reduced physical function it is a condition affecting the soft tissues it tends to be seen predominantly in women but can occur in men, and in all age groups. Antidepressants, pain relievers, muscle relaxers, antiseizure medication, and benzodiazepines have been used to ease fibromyalgia symptoms, but they are not specifically approved by the fda for fibromyalgia.
People who don’t struggle with it often just think that it’s pain and fatigue – and that’s far from the truth whether you have fibromyalgia or not and are just wanting to learn more, grab a drink and a snack, and get ready to talk about the difficult stuff. “the painful truth of living with fibromyalgia” i wonder how much longer i can go my brain is crowded, stuffy, and slow needles prick me all through the day, walking, or even when i lay words come out jumbled and backwards and sometimes, not at all making me feel embarrassed and ever so small. These in turn may lead to diabetes, coronary issues, high blood pressure, chronic pain, depression, stress and a host of other related health problems thanks to the identification of metabolic syndrome as a disease, however, sufferers are no longer called lazy, inactive or just plain “fat” by friends, family, and the medical profession.
Those suffering from fibromyalgia syndrome (fms) now have undeniable proof that their illness is not psychogenic or psychosomatic (in the mind), thanks to a plethora of new and current findings from the most respected medical research facilities in the usa. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects about 5 million americans doctors diagnose fibromyalgia based on a patient's symptoms and physical exam patients experience pain and stiffness in.
Headline the painful truth about living with fibromyalgia mother-of-five eileen howard has been battling fibromyalgia for years at least lady gaga’s openness about the painful condition has put it in the public eye, writesolivia kelleher.