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For those who don’t understand fibromyalgia

What should you know about fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is not a new type of disease. Fibromyalgia was first described in 1815 by William Balfour, a surgeon at the University of Edinburgh. Over time, it was described as chronic rheumatism, myalgia, or fibrosis. Unlike diseases, syndromes like fibromyalgia have no known cause, but are a group of signs and symptoms that are unfortunately present in…

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Fibromyalgia: the pain that society does not see or understand

Fibromyalgia was recognized as a disease in 1992. By the World Health Organization (WHO) Today, 4% of the population is affected by fibromyalgia. Almost 90% are women.It is known as “invisible disease” because it affects all soft tissues of the musculoskeletal system and cannot be easily diagnosed by medical tests. Fibromyalgia is not seen, leaving no marks or skin lesions that others…

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I’m Tired Of Being Sick With Fibromyalgia

I’m sorry to hear that you’re struggling with fibromyalgia. Dealing with a chronic condition can indeed be challenging both physically and emotionally. While I’m not a medical professional, I can offer some general suggestions that you might find helpful. It’s essential to consult with your healthcare provider for personalized advice. Remember, everyone’s experience with fibromyalgia is unique, and what works…

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Fibromyalgia: How Can Family and Friends Help

Support from family and friends is crucial for individuals with fibromyalgia, as the condition can have a significant impact on various aspects of their lives. Here are some ways family and friends can provide assistance and understanding: Remember that each person’s experience with fibromyalgia is unique, so maintaining open lines of communication and adapting your support based on their specific…

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10 Ways to (Somewhat) Understand How It Feels to Have .

While it’s challenging for someone without fibromyalgia to fully understand the experience, you can use various analogies and scenarios to help convey some aspects of the condition. Keep in mind that these comparisons are only approximations, and the true experience of fibromyalgia is unique to each individual. Here are 10 ways to (somewhat) understand how it feels to have fibromyalgia:…

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How Can I Explain Fibromyalgia?

Explaining fibromyalgia can be challenging as it is a complex and often misunderstood condition. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas. Here’s a breakdown to help you explain fibromyalgia: When explaining fibromyalgia to others, it’s important to emphasize the real and often challenging nature of the condition, as well as the…

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Fibromyalgia Awareness. Join the Fight for a Cure

Fibromyalgia Awareness is crucial to promote understanding, support, and research for this complex and often misunderstood condition. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and cognitive difficulties. Despite its prevalence, there is still much to learn about its causes and effective treatments. Here are some ways you can contribute to the fight for a…

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The Link Between Fibromyalgia and Stress

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, tenderness, and other symptoms such as fatigue, sleep disturbances, and cognitive difficulties. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is not well-understood, but there is evidence to suggest a strong link between fibromyalgia and stress. Stress does not directly cause fibromyalgia, but it can exacerbate the symptoms and contribute to the…

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