DO YOU SUFFER FROM TERRIBLE PAIN? KNOW FIBROMYALGIA AND HOW YOU CAN TREAT IT:

Chronic pain affects millions of people in Brazil. According to studies, fibromyalgia affects up to 2 to 3% of the Brazilian population and approximately 3 to 6% of the global population, but the diagnosis is difficult. Researchers estimate that somewhere between 75% and 90% of all those with fibromyalgia are women. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease with…

True story: fibromyalgia taught me to slow down

by Monica Marelli Simona has learned to live with a pathology that is too often misunderstood, fibromyalgia. Here his testimony collected by our journalist The  fibromyalgia  has become “viral” on the company since the singer  Lady Gaga  has revealed that because of this pain syndrome had to cancel the concert. However, it  is still unknown to most people. For this reason the Italian Fibromyalgia Syndrome…

Fibromyalgia: what is it? Symptoms, cures and healing

Definition The fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic and systemic syndrome , whose main symptom is severe and widespread pain the musculo-skeletal system. For this reason, this disease, which affects a variable percentage between 1 and 3% of the world population (about 2 million in Italy), especially female, is classified as a rheumatic pathology of an extrarticular nature . It can be confused with…

My name is Graziano Isabella … and I have fibromyalgia

My name is Graziano Isabella, I am Sicilian, for years I have lived in Brescia with my husband and son. I am 49 years old, for about two years I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia . Getting to this diagnosis was not easy:  this disease includes a long series of symptoms and various problems. My story begins in 2009…

Fibromyalgia is not a joint disease, but a musculoskeletal disease

This post is edited by Giovanni Minisola, emeritus president of the Italian Society of Rheumatology In Italy, at least 2 million people suffer from it, mainly women. The Fibromyalgia is manifested by widespread pain in the muscles, joints and bones. Its symptoms may suggest a joint disease. In fact, fibromyalgia has nothing to do with arthritis and does not cause…

Fibromyalgia and Heart Muscle – Fibro Pain or Heart Attack?

If you’ve had this experience before, you know that the symptoms around fibromyalgia and heart can be very scary. Fibromyalgia seems to come with every pain imaginable, including chest pain. Many will go to the emergency room at least once because they think they are having a heart attack. This probably happens to those who have not…

Fibromyalgia: does your family understand?

It is an exhausting and debilitating disease, but fibromyalgia can be even worse if your family does not support you. You can transform them by helping them better understand what you are going through. Marie Suszynski Medically examined by Niya Jones, MD, MPH Fibromyalgia is usually a life-changing disease. But what happens when your family doesn’t support…

Restless leg syndrome in fibromyalgia.

31% of people with fibromyalgia suffer from this syndrome.  It has been found to be 10 times more common in people with fibromyalgia than in people without the condition. But what is it? Restless leg syndrome in a neurological disorder    manifested by uncomfortable sensations in the legs which generate an irresistible desire to make them move. The…

Apology letter from a doctor to fibromyalgia patients

By Amanda Shelley I have excuses to make. I would like to apologize to all the patients I have seen in my years of working in emergency care who had chronic pain due to fibromyalgia or an autoimmune disease. I would like to apologize for not knowing, understanding, and in some cases not even believing…

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