According to a new study, fibromyalgia is caused by malfunctioning nerve endings.

Fibromyalgia is caused by a malfunction of the nerve endings known as A-delta fibers, according to a Korean study. It was previously assumed that these fibers were not related to the disease. The discovery brings us closer to understanding the origins of fibromyalgia, a disease that remains a mystery. Consider that a person’s life cannot end with…

Fibromyalgia: patients wake up more than 6 times a night

People with fibromyalgia also suffer from sleep disturbances. At night, patients wake up at least 6 times a night. The vast majority of people with    fibromyalgia    have    trouble sleeping   . And according to a    Canadian study    published in the Clinical Journal of Pain, patients have specific sleep disorders. This disorder could be a new indicator of this difficult to diagnose pathology. Fibromyalgia is actually…

What is Hip Flexor Pain and How it is connected with Fibromyalgia

It is not uncommon to have hip flexor issues or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. The hips, hip flexors, and lower back correlate with fibromyalgia pain areas due to tender areas around the lower back, many more trigger point areas and other conditions that affect the surrounding areas. The hip flexor muscles…

Fibromyalgia Could Actually Be an Autoimmune Disorder, Mouse Study Suggests

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is one of the most common chronic pain conditions out there, yet we still know shockingly little about it. For decades, the debilitating condition – marked by widespread pain and fatigue – has been vastly understudied, and while it’s commonly thought to originate in the brain, no one really knows how fibromyalgia…

Fibromyalgia Likely a Response to Nerve-Sensitizing Antibodies

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and the Karolinska Institute, has shown that many of the symptoms in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) are caused by antibodies that increase the activity of pain-sensing nerves throughout the body. The results show that…

Hope for millions as fibromyalgia treatment gets green light

A NEW treatment for fibromyalgia has been given the green light for more research. It raises hopes for millions that suffer with the condition of chronic pain, extreme tiredness and headaches. Fibromyalgia, which celebs Lady Gaga and Morgan Freeman live with, is incurable. Treatments tend to be based on making the condition easier to live with….

Israel to recognize fibromyalgia as a disability

Israel will recognize fibromyalgia, a once largely overlooked disease that involves chronic muscle pain, as a handicap. People with this disease will be recognized as disabled within a few weeks and will be able to claim up to 40% of a full disability allowance, Welfare and Social Affairs Minister Meir Cohen said on Tuesday. This…

Fibromyalgia: a deregulation in the brain to explain the pain

We are dedicating this Health file to chronic pain and more particularly to fibromyalgia. In this section, we decipher with specialists, what fibromyalgia is, what are the causes and triggering factors. Definition. Fibromyalgia is “a form of diffuse chronic pain, associated with painful hypersensitivity and various disorders, without lesions or identifiable organic dysfunction” , underlines the National Institute of Health…

Testimonial: fibromyalgia diagnosed after “years of hardship”

We are dedicating this Health file to chronic pain and more particularly fibromyalgia. In this section, the testimony of Brigitte Magnien, resident of Wattignies. Affected by fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. The recognition of his pathology has been a long journey. We have all experienced pain at one time. A headache, a fall, a fracture, a blow, a cut ……

Fibromyalgia: a probable autoimmune origin

The symptoms of this still poorly understood disease are thought to be caused by antibodies that increase the activity of pain-sensitive nerves throughout the body, a study finds. THE ESSENTIAL Contrary to what the medical profession has suggested until then, fibromyalgia does not find its origin only in the brain. This new research carried out…

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