Fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis

Myths Of Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Disability

The similarities and differences between Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis disability Some of the most mysterious medical conditions have a lot of myths behind them. Some of the most notable diseases that fall in this category are Rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. What do we know about their […]

Is Fibromyalgia a progressive disease

Is Fibromyalgia a Progressive Disease?

What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder that is marked by generalized pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and fatigue. It is a chronic disorder. This means that it is a long-term disorder. It has no cure. The symptoms of fibromyalgia are known to be subjective. This […]

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Symptoms of Fibromyalgia are Different for Women

What is Fibromyalgia? According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, fibromyalgia affects an estimated 10 million people in the United States alone. Of these, approximately 80 to 90 percent are women, according to the NFA. Fibromyalgia is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by the chronic pain it imposes. It is classified as a […]

difference between fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis

What is the Difference Between Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Important Similarities and Differences Between Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis When medical conditions present similar symptoms, a diagnosis can take weeks or months of extensive testing. This is particularly true of conditions that cause muscle and joint pain. Proper diagnosis is essential to developing an effective treatment plan. Rheumatoid arthritis and […]

amitriptyline for fibromyalgia

What Does Amitriptyline Do For Fibromyalgia?

Have you ever had so much chronic pain in your muscles that you feel depressed? This is one way to describe fibromyalgia, but it is not as gentle as you might think. We will get into it shortly. In the past decade, we have seen very many medications that have […]

Can you have lupus and fibromyalgia at the same time

Can You Have Fibromyalgia and Lupus At The Same Time?

One Spoon at a Time: A Guide to Autoimmune Disorders But you don’t look sick. Those who suffer from autoimmune disorders often hear that they don’t look sick because they have no visible symptoms. While friends, family, and even doctors may be well-meaning, saying this invalidates the illness. So, Christine […]