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Formication and Fibromyalgia: Bugs Under Your Skin

Image: Syda Productions/Shutterstock<p>What’s the most annoying thing about fibromyalgia? Is it the constant pain? Or the fatigue that makes it …

7 Ways to Fight Fatigue for Fibro Sufferers

In the fight against Fibromyalgia, fatigue is one of the most challenging battles to face. How can you regain energy, or find new sources of energy …

Pain

Fibromyalgia and Impaired Memory

Image: Pexels<p>Fibromyalgia and impaired memory. If you or a loved one has fibromyalgia, then you might be familiar with something this: forgetting …

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and Seeking Empathy During an Emotional Battle

Columnist Carrie Anton writes about how fibromyalgia non-believers sometimes make living with this disease twice as hard and an emotional battle.

Empathy

Can You Die From Fibromyalgia?

Image: Shutterstock.com/ Lopolo<p>“Can you die from fibromyalgia?” It’s a question that a lot of fibro sufferers have probably asked when they were …

Pain

How Gabapentin and Fibromyalgia work together in your body

Gabapentin and fibromyalgia may seem like an unusual combination, but it is a medication that has proven to provide significant relief for those that …

Fibromyalgia and its unusual symptoms

What is fibromyalgia<p>Fibromyalgia is a common and chronic health problem that causes pains and tenderness all over the body.<p>It affects millions of …

Steps to Taking for Managing Your Allergies

Fibromyalgia and Allergies<p>Nine years of fibromyalgia and RA have taught me that like Netflix and chill, fibromyalgia and allergies go hand-in-hand. …

Hair Color

The Connection Between Climate and Pain

The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Weather<p>It is not uncommon to hear someone with arthritis claiming their knee or hip can predict the weather …

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Patients May Have Less Brain Connectivity in Some Regions

Researchers found that fibromyalgia patients have decreased brain connectivity in specific pain regions, including the insula and the default mode …

Scientists Develop Cannabis Pain Patches for Fibromyalgia

According to a press release from Cannabis Science, a firm that specializes in the creation of marijuana-based therapeutics, the company has …

Cannabis

Fibromyalgia Patients Should Be Evaluated for PTSD, Researchers Say

Women with fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain are more likely to have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared with patients with two …

How to Help Others When You Have Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a bewildering beast. It’s sunk its teeth into every aspect of my life, pinning me down from the moment I wake up, and tormenting me …

16-Year-Old Teen Goes Missing – Six Months Later, Her Best Friends Reveal A Dark Secret

Skylar Neese, Shelia Eddy, and Rachel Shoaf were high school sophomores living in Morgantown, West Virginia, whose friendship seemed to be made to …

West Virginia

Judge: Oakland jury will decide if Jahi McMath is alive

Full screen<p>1/12 SLIDES © Uncredited, AP<p>2/12 SLIDES © Kristopher Skinner, Associated Press<p>3/12 SLIDES © Jeff Chiu, Associated Press<p>4/12 SLIDES © …

Paris Jackson and her godfather Macaulay Culkin got matching tattoos

Culkin famously appeared in Michael Jackson's 'Black Or White' music video.<p>Paris Jackson and her godfather Macaulay Culkin got matching tattoos at …

Fibromyalgia Support for Men with This Female-Dominated Disease

The majority of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women, meaning it can be difficult for men with FM to find patient support. I’m obviously not …

What to Do When Painkillers Don’t Work

There are over 12 million sufferers of fibromyalgia, a disease with a mysterious origin. This disease, which primarily affects women between the ages …

Pain

9 proven ways to crush your fibromyalgia flare-ups

Fibromyalgia is an odd bird. It’s not like bronchitis or strep throat, where definite symptoms point to one possible diagnosis – no guessing, no …

Insomnia

29+1 Foods to Avoid when you have Fibromyalgia

Before I write another word, I need to make a confession. I have said before that I am obese. 300+ pounds at the moment.<p>One does not get to this …

Surviving a typical Fibro Flare day – How to cope and explain it to others

A Fibro Flare is a sudden resurgence of symptoms of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is real, despite the popular misconception that portrays fibromyalgia …

Parenting

Muscle weakness – an invisible symptom of Fibromyalgia

When I was a kid, my Dad’s best friend was a miller. He had a water wheel set up on a little river and it provided the energy to crush wheat grains …

Singer dies during performance, electrocution eyed

Rising French singer Barbara Weldens reportedly collapsed and died in the middle of a concert. She was 35.<p>According to The Independent, Weldens was …

Burundi High School Robotics Team Reported Missing In D.C.

Washington, D.C., police say six teenagers from Burundi who competed in an international robotics competition were reported missing on Wednesday.<p>Two of the teens — 16-year-old Don Ingabire and 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi — were last seen leaving the U.S. and heading into Canada, the Metropolitan …

Crime

PFT preseason power rankings No. 12: Denver Broncos

Getty Images<p>The Broncos lost their quarterback after the 2015 Super Bowl season. They lost their coach after last season. Coach Gary Kubiak retired …

Quincy Jones testifies against Michael Jackson's estate

Quincy Jones' war with Michael Jackson's estate reached fever pitch Thursday, with the legendary producer telling jurors he got royally ripped off …

Gwen Stefani's Sons Are Taking Style Cues From Blake Shelton

<b>Gwen Stefani</b> isn't the only one who kinda, sorta, <i>really</i> likes <b>Blake Shelton</b>...Her sons can't help but adore him, too!<p>As we've discussed before, the …

Blake Shelton

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies By Suicide

Chester Bennington, the lead singer for Linkin Park, died by suicide, TMZ reported on Thursday. The singer was 41 years old.<p>According to TMZ, …

5 Unforeseen Facts About Chronic Dry Eye

Chronic dry eye, or dry eye syndrome, is a condition that can be caused by one of several factors. Regardless of what causes it, this condition means …