Fibromyalgia, I have a lot of pain in my neck and shoulders! Is there any solution?

My neck and shoulders are the most complicated areas of my body, with respect to pain and muscle tension. Many people with fibromyalgia say the same thing.What causes these particular pains?Is there anything we can do to alleviate it?A specific type of neck pain associated with fibromyalgia is occipital laneuralgia. It is an excruciating pain…

For those who have fibromyalgia, there are times when even breathing causes suffering

When pain becomes an inseparable companion, each day is seen as a major challenge. Ordinary chores in life become torment. Walking hurts, sitting hurts, lying down too. Sometimes even breathing is a pain. In moments of crisis, a simple hug or touch, however delicate, is torturous. Those who live with fibromyalgia know the human anatomy well and have an unwanted…

What is ‘fibro fog’ and how does it feel?

Cognitive problems are a common symptom of fibromyalgia. Let’s take a look at what causes these cognitive issues and how it really feels for someone with fibromyalgia. Cognitive problems within fibromyalgia patients are a common occurrence although not well understood. Commonly and not so fondly described as ‘fibro fog’, these cognitive issues are akin to…

Most women with fibromyalgia suffer from memory and concentration problems

A Spanish study published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology states that most women with fibromyalgia say they have memory problems and can’t concentrate, and the majority also suffer from anxiety and depression. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and tenderness, fatigue, sleep disturbances, memory, and mood issues. Researchers believe that this condition…

Has the cause of fibromyalgia finally been unraveled?

Researchers at Ghent University have found a new explanation for the chronic pain syndrome fibromyalgia and are paving the way for new treatments. Fibromyalgia affects up to an estimated 5 percent of the European population. This chronic condition is accompanied by persistent pain in the muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and organs that cannot be explained by…

Grenoble: a start-up is developing a pain-relieving bracelet against fibromyalgia

Clinical trials will soon begin to test the effectiveness of a pain-relieving bracelet designed by a Grenoble-based company. The device would be effective on several types of chronic pain, including fibromyalgia. The Grenoble-based start-up Remedee has developed a bracelet that it presents as “unique in the world”. The device, a pain-relieving stimulator, resembles a watch strap and can be…

Pain, tiredness, memory loss … why fibromyalgia has no cure

“It’s terrible that no one believes you. That nothing appears in the x-rays, neither in the resonances nor in the analytics, and that they tell you that the pain you are complaining about is psychological. For this reason, it was essential for me to be able to name my disease ”. Mari Carmen is 57 years old and…

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