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Lady Gaga Shares Comeback for People Who Question Fibromyalgia

While each person with fibromyalgia experiences the condition differently, one thing most fibro warriors have in common is fighting other peoples’ doubt that fibro is a “real” condition. Lady Gaga, who first opened up about having fibromyalgia last year while promoting her documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” revealed exactly what she would say to …

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My mom has fibromyalgia. Reading this made me cry for her

Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today. However, chronic pain and chronic diseases are often invisible. In many cases there are no plasters, visible rashes or nasal discharge involved. Those who suffer from chronic pain often appear “normal”, perhaps a little more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic …

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The effects of fibromyalgia on the eyes

Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic disorder characterized by several symptoms including generalized body aches, fatigue and sleep disorders. The problems in the eyes are not considered as one of the signs that allow us to diagnose fibromyalgia, but it is a symptom that is quite common in people who have this …

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Dressing With Fibromyalgia: Do Your Clothes Cause You Pain?

Fibromyalgia has brought many challenges and limitations into my life, not the least of which is finding clothes that are not painful to wear. The hypersensitivity brought on by fibromyalgia can manifest itself in many forms and may vary with each individual.   Some are hypersensitive to light, sound, scents, chemicals, medications, …

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High rate of restless legs syndrome in fibromyalgia

A study in the October 15 issue of the    Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine  found that  adults with   fibromyalgia had a prevalence and   risk much higher than restless leg syndrome   the  controls   healthy. The study suggests that the treatment of RLS can improve sleep and quality of life in people with fibromyalgia. The results show that the prevalence of …

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