21 Symptoms Kids With Fibromyalgia Had That Were Brushed Off as...

By: Paige Wyant As a kid, I would lie awake at night crying because my knees ached so much I couldn’t stand it, and the muscles...

What Non-Disabled People Need to Understand About the Straw Ban

The straw ban not only forgets about the physical needs of disabled people, but it won't even address the most significant culprit of plastic...

Coping Day to Day with Fibromyalgia

“Do you ever feel that this is just a test life? If it were a real life, surely you would have been issued a lifetime-guaranteed working...

5 Things People In Chronic Pain Need More Than Advice

By Sarah Ann Shockley So many caring people are anxious to help their friends, relatives, and co-workers who are living with chronic pain that they...

At-Last Fibromyalgia Now Considered as a Lifelong Central Nervous system

by Jasmin Collier Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong...

The Self-Doubt That Creeps In With Fibromyalgia

One thing that continuously surprises me about fibromyalgia is self-doubt. We’ve all heard about fibromyalgia patients dealing with medical professionals who don’t believe their pain is...

What is Fibromyalgia Swelling and What Causes of Fibromyalgia Swelling?

By: Wyatt Redd Fibromyalgia swelling makes life difficult for a lot of sufferers. The pain and discomfort make daily tasks a challenge. Putting on shoes, or picking...

FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

by Julia Nelson The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain...

22 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You Have Fibromyalgia

When you’re fighting an invisible illness like fibromyalgia, the battles aren’t always obvious to outsiders. When you turn down an invitation or opt to take...

Fibromyalgia is Not All In Your Head, New Research Confirms

Fibromyalgia has been a mysterious disease, causing pain throughout the body and deep in tissues with no apparent cause. A large proportion of the medical...