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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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Does Fibromyalgia Cause Jaw Pain?

Fibromyalgia causes much pain all throughout the body, as we are all too well aware. Does that include the jaw? Or is jaw pain caused by an entirely different condition? Fibromyalgia typically comes with an extensive list of companion illnesses. One common condition seen in those of us with fibromyalgia …

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Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

By Adrienne Dellwo In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when …

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