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…

MARIJUANA CHEESE GUM TO RELIEVE THE PAIN OF FIBROMYALGIA.

Marijuana chewing gum to relieve the pain of fibromyalgia. It is not new that studies prove the immense potential of the cannabis plant, popularly known as marijuana, in the treatment of diseases. This plant has several other purposes in addition to its medicinal properties.The fact is that this miraculous plant is already released for medicinal purposes…

The Mysterious Link Between COVID-19 and Sleep

The coronavirus can cause insomnia and long-term changes in our nervous systems. But sleep could also be a key to ending the pandemic. The newly discovered coronavirus had killed only a few dozen people when Feixiong Cheng started looking for a treatment. He knew time was of the essence: Cheng, a data analyst at the…

For anyone mourning the loss of who they were before fibromyalgia

About three weeks after my fibromyalgia diagnosis started   , I felt that my symptoms were much worse than before. I was in a lot of pain and my thoughts were in total chaos. Not that I hadn’t felt that way before, it really seemed to be growing. I think the difference is that I now know that my illness is something…

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