fibromyalgia Archive

Losing sleep to fibromyalgia

Sleep. It’s something many fibromyalgia patients have a difficult relationship with. It seems like it’s seldom there when you need and the lack of it manages to impact every aspect of your life. Fatigue, insomnia, and sleep

Can exercise make you smarter?

Exercise doesn’t just improve your physical health, it may also enhance your cognitive functioning, according to a new study. Nine women with fibromyalgia participated in a small study of the effects of exercises on working memory. Researchers used

5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. Extra stress can be particularly challenging for people with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia and migraine, since stress can exacerbate pain. If you suffer from chronic, here

Poor sleep could lead to fibromyalgia

Scientists have added yet another reason to seek medical attention if you suffer from sleep disturbances or insomnia. Poor sleep may lead to fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain syndrome that primarily affects women.

Chiropractic & Exercise: Perfect Fibromyalgia Treatment

Anyone with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia knows it can be difficult to adhere to a complex set of treatment instructions: physical therapy, medications, creams, journals, the list goes on. We get busy or forget and

Vitamin D for Fibromyalgia Pain

In addition to persistent pain fibromyalgia can cause fatigue, loss of sleep, educed concentration and depression. Fibromyalgia has a significant impact on a person’s quality of life and can even result in loss of employment. “Patients with

Fibromyalgia: New Theory on What Causes the Disorder

Recent research suggests a potential new cause for fibromyalgia: it’s in your skin. If their theory is further validated in future studies, the results could lead to new treatments for this chronic conditions that currently has no known

Teens Rarely Outgrow Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is typically thought to affect middle-aged women, causing widespread chronic pain and debilitating fatigue. Now, new research is shedding light on less well-known victims of fibromyalgia: teenagers. Despite insufficient research, many physicians tell worrying parents that their