Living with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and Shortness of Breath

Fibromyalgia and Shortness of Breath

For years, many people had never heard of fibromyalgia.┬áThose who experienced its confusing myriad of symptoms often wandered from doctor to doctor, unsure of why so many different diagnoses seemed to fit their condition or why none of the treatments seemed to work. Today, thankfully, medical professionals recognize fibromyalgia for […]

fibromyalgia and Failing Eyesight

Failing Eyesight: Is it Your Fibromyalgia Medications?

When it comes to eye conditions related to the condition of fibromyalgia, individuals may notice they experience the following: Double vision Sensitivity to light Sensitivity to touch Dry eyes Blurry vision Tearing eyes Eye pain Visual distortion Difficulty shifting focus Flashing lights Macular degeneration Frequently changing contacts/glasses prescription Floaters Blindness […]

Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

Fatigue & Fibromyalgia: Why Am I So Exhausted?

One of the most common symptoms of the condition of fibromyalgia is chronic and persistent fatigue. This symptom is second only to the widespread aches and pains. The fatigue associated with fibromyalgia is much different than normal fatigue, in that when associated with fibro can lead to depression and social […]

Diarrhea and Fibromyalgia

Diarrhea and the Condition of Fibromyalgia

If you have been diagnosed with the condition of fibromyalgia, chances are that you have also experienced the condition of IBS with diarrhea, or IBS-D. With the condition of IBS-D, you have pain in your belly that is extremely common with the condition of irritable bowel syndrome and you have […]

Fibromyalgia & Depression

Fibromyalgia & Depression: Why so Blue?

There are many studies out there that show a link between depression and fibromyalgia. In fact, some numbers state that individuals with the condition of fibro are around 3 times more likely to experience symptoms of anxiety and depression when they are diagnosed than individuals who do not have the […]