Many researchers believe nervous system issues are what cause people with fibromyalgia to be hypersensitive to pain. Now, new research suggests these problems may also cause hypersensitivity to heat and sound.
It’s often said that more than 90 percent of people with fibromyalgia are women, but more recent studies suggest fibro in men is much more common than previously thought.
Many people do not suspect arthritis as a cause of their back pain, even though arthritis in the back is very common.
Eleven percent of fibro patients in a new study reported having all of the symptoms consistent with patient-reported versions of a set of common criteria for axial spondyloarthritis.
Fibromyalgia does not make you immunosuppressed. But managing fibromyalgia does have unique needs and concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fibro fog is one symptom that can be just as problematic as the pain that’s characteristic of the condition.
While many factors may explain why DMARDs don't work well in some people, a new study finds that a co-existing diagnosis of fibromyalgia might have something to do with it.
Initially used to treat seizures, anticonvulsant medications have become more widely used to treat certain types of chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia.
In the 28 years since we met, my husband has supported me through the stages of my multiple chronic conditions. But they have taken a toll on him, too.
‘For me, showering has always been a gauge for my disease activity. The more inflammation coursing through my body, the more difficult showers are and the longer it takes me to get ready in the morning.’