How to lose weight when you have fibromyalgia

Losing weight with fibromyalgia can be a struggle, but it doesn’t have to be. In the United States, there are at least five million adults struggling with the debilitating disease of fibromyalgia. Many of these sufferers are also overweight or obese. Often, being overweight or obese is a symptom of the disease itself. In other words, the…

22 things people don’t know what they’re doing because they have fibromyalgia

When battling an invisible disease like fibromyalgia, strangers are not always obvious. When he refuses an invitation or chooses to take the elevator instead of the stairs, it’s all too easy for people to assume the reasons for it – without realizing that in fact, he’s only doing everything possible to control his symptoms. We are…

I am a Medical Specialist in Fibromyalgia. This is what I want people to understand

Fibromyalgia, a widely misunderstood disease, confuses and frustrates both patients and doctors. I know this because I saw it on both sides, both as a doctor and as a woman with the disease. This common chronic disease is characterized by generalized muscle pain, fatigue, and brain fog. An estimated 5 million Americans currently suffer from the disorder,…

Fibromyalgia and coronavirus (COVID-19): precautions, advice and awareness

If you have  fibromyalgia  and you are concerned about the coronavirus (COVID-19). Then there are a few things you should know about  fibromyalgia  and coronavirus. Overview Coronavirus is a family of viruses, characterized by symptoms including a runny nose, sore throat, fever, and dry cough. Their illness may be more serious for older people and people with a weak immune system. This…

The effects of chronic fatigue: the syndrome that causes headaches and poor concentration

Physical and mental fatigue; headache, joints, muscles and throat; swollen lymph nodes and tender to the touch; Loss of concentration and not refreshing or restful sleep  are symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), said Óscar Prospero García, an academic at the UNAM Faculty of Medicine (FM). This strange condition, also called myalgic encephalomyelitis, is extremely disabling and can be…

5 natural keys to relieve fibromyalgia

It is a disease with no known cause and a difficult diagnosis that causes chronic pain and fatigue. We offer you a guide to know how to deal with your symptoms. Fatigue and pain are some of the life-altering symptoms  of people with fibromyalgia. There are natural resources that help reduce them by promoting psychophysical balance. A patient with fibromyalgia…

21 embarrassing fibromyalgia symptoms we didn’t talk about

If you live with a chronic condition like fibromyalgia, you may be well aware of the frustrating and unwanted symptoms it can cause. Although there is no reason to be ashamed of the symptoms or side effects you feel, it can be embarrassing when brain fog makes you forget what you said in the middle of…

Fibromyalgia is linked to gut bacteria for the first time

Scientists have found a link between a disease involving chronic pain and changes in the gut microbiome. Fibromyalgia affects 2-4 percent of the population and has no known cure. Symptoms include fatigue, impaired sleep and cognitive problems, but the disease is most clearly characterized by widespread chronic pain. In an article published today in the journal Pain,…