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Category Archives: Symptoms and Diagnosis

Temperature Changes and Fibromyalgia

Fibro Daily November 12, 2016

I’ve written multiple articles about how temperature affects fibromyalgia, including this article from June 2016. Now, Fibromyalgia News Today provides more information on this important subject: Whether you tend to be sensitive to heat or cold, temperature fluctuations can cause your disease to flare and your pain to increase. It’s interesting how I am more

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Arachnoiditis and Fibromyalgia

Fibro Daily October 20, 2016

Arachnoiditis is not a common condition. You may never have heard of it. But arachnoiditis causes tremendous pain. What is Arachnoiditis? Arachnoiditis results from the inflammation of the arachnoid and causes extreme pain. To be exact, Arachnoiditis is a disease characterized by an acute inflammatory stage that occurs in the dura (exterior) and the arachnoid

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Dealing with Fibromyalgia Prejudice

Fibro Daily August 19, 2016

Fibromyalgia patients experience a range of symptoms, some seriously debilitating. Still, the disease continues to find itself at the center of controversy, and many patients must endure accusations of faking sickness. The controversy causes stress. The controversy can even creep into a fibromyalgia patient’s brain, leading to a patient second-guess everything he or she knows

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Are Post-Lyme and CFS the Same Thing?

Fibro Daily August 9, 2016

“People who have chronic Lyme disease are a mystery in the same way that people with ME/CFS who come down with an infection and never recover are.” Is post-Lyme and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) the same condition? Strong evidence says, “Yes.” Find out all about it after clicking the link below. The link requires a

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NY MAG: Coping with Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibro Daily July 26, 2016

This week, NY MAGAZINE ran an anonymous account of Fibromyalgia, as told to author Stella Bugbeeone. It details one woman’s struggle with Fibromyalgia, emphasizing how lifestyle changes helped her gain control of her chronic pain. I enjoyed reading it and hope some of you might, too. Let me know what you think in the comments!

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Lupus and Fibromyalgia

Fibro Daily February 20, 2016

Medical professionals describe both lupus and fibromyalgia as great pretenders or imitators because of their abilities to mimic numeorus diseases. They even mimic each other. Because of their copycat qualities, lupus patients sometimes receive a misdiagnosis of fibromyalgia, and fibromyalgia patients sometimes receive a misdiagnosis of lupus. Lupus Testing Recent reports claim that a new

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Similarities Between MS and FMS

Fibro Daily January 22, 2016

MS and FMS…They share many of the same symptoms and some doctors treat both conditions. I have even heard, and read, rumblings about an MS-FMS link. But are these diseases really related or just similar? MS Defined MS stands for Multiple Sclerosis, a central nervous system disease that interrupts the flow of information inside the

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