Unique Gut Microbiome Composition May Be Fibromyalgia Marker

Fibromyalgia patients may have a distinct composition of gut microbiome species. For the first time, scientists (Minerbi et al., 2019) have identified a correlation between specific gut microbiome assemblage and a disease—fibromyalgia—which is characterized by widespread chronic pain, sleep impairment, and fatigue. These findings by a Montreal-based team of researchers, “Altered Microbiome Composition in Individuals with Fibromyalgia,”…

The 7 Stages of Fibromyalgia

Angela Wise has expressed her views on the Facebook page “Everything Fibromyalgia” about the different stages of fibromyalgia. A lot of us have come together on this site and others.. because we all have one thing in common. FIBROMYALGIA,  FIBRO-MY-ALGIA, sometime in our past, recent or further. We have been told we have fibromyalgia. It…

Lady Gaga Fibromyalgia Announcement Gives Voice To Millions of Patients

Logan, Utah. Articulation from Sharon Waldrop, Vice President of the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association on Lady Gaga’s ongoing declaration that she experiences the ailment: “We laud Lady Gaga for the staggeringly courageous demonstration of uncovering her fibromyalgia conclusion. By imparting her story to the world, she is offering voice to the assessed five…

How Fibromyalgia is Affected by Weather Changes – And What You Can Do

The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Weather It is not uncommon to hear someone with arthritis claiming their knee or hip can predict the weather better than a meteorologist. They always know in advance when a cold front or a rainstorm are moving in, with an almost scary accuracy. What about those of us with fibromyalgia?…

How to Lose Weight When You Have Fibromyalgia

Losing weight with fibromyalgia can be a struggle, but it does’t have to be. In the United States, there are at least five million adults who struggle with the debilitating disease of fibromyalgia. Many of these sufferers are also overweight or obese. Often, being overweight or obese is a symptom of the disease itself. In…

Fibromyalgia Linked to Gut Bacteria for First Time

Scientists have found a correlation between a disease involving chronic pain and alterations in the gut microbiome. Fibromyalgia affects 2-4 percent of the population and has no known cure. Symptoms include fatigue, impaired sleep and cognitive difficulties, but the disease is most clearly characterized by widespread chronic pain. In a paper published today in the…

13 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because Your Fibromyalgia Is Flaring

Navigating everyday life with fibromyalgia can be a challenge – so when your fibro symptoms flare up, causing increased pain, fatigue, brain fog and a plethora of other symptoms, simply getting through the day can sometimes feel near-impossible. Currently there is no cure for fibromyalgia, but many of those with the condition have developed certain habits,…

Cannabis Could Be Reversing Damage to Arthritic Joints

Patients report that cannabis puts arthritis into remission, so the Arthritis Society funds the research to find out if it’s true. There’s good news for the 54 million people who suffer from arthritis: A study commissioned by The Arthritis Society is investigating avenues toward developing breakthrough therapies using medical cannabis. Canadian researcher, Dr. Jason McDougall, received a Strategic Operating…

Lady Gaga on her fight against fibromyalgia: “Chronic pain is not a joke”

I read this article this is best can you read for me or your self. In the October issue of   Vogue  , the 32-year-old pop star talked about her fight against fibromyalgia, a disease that affects the nervous system and causes pain throughout the body. “I am so irritated by people who do not believe that fibromyalgia…