For those who do not understand fibromyalgia

What you need to know about fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is not a new disease. In 1815, a surgeon at the University of Edinburgh, William Balfour, described fibromyalgia. Over time, it has been described as chronic arthritis, myalgia or fibrositis. In contrast to diseases, syndromes such as fibromyalgia do not have a known cause, but they are a group of…

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…

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…

15 Natural Approaches to Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, sometimes referred to as Fibromyalgia Syndrome or FMS, is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by muscle aches, general pain, and fatigue. The muscle aches, called myalgias, are usually diffuse and felt throughout the body. Fibromyalgia affects approximately 10 million people in the United States. Worldwide, more than 100 million are affected, ninety percent of which are…

Fibromyalgia: “Unbearable or manageable, the pain is still there”

Severe fatigue, pain throughout the body, sleep disorders… Fibromyalgia is a disease that is still unknown and underdiagnosed. In Ploërmel (Morbihan), Valérie Thomas, 55, recounts her journey of suffering. It all started in 2014 after surgery on a fibroid. I started to swell, to have impossible pain, although I had no health problems before. We didn’t understand what…

TESTIMONIALS. “We are neither crazy nor lazy”: the ordeal of fibromyalgia, between pain and medical wandering

World Fibromyalgia Day is on May 12. Sleep disorders, concentration disturbances, intense fatigue … Difficult to diagnose, this chronic painful disease affects 2% of the French population. Meeting with two patients in Montpellier (Hérault). ” The scanners and MRI do not detect anything. I was told it was psychological, ” says Virginie Manero. Suffering from fibromyalgia, she experienced a long…

Oxygen-ozone therapy: an effective treatment for fibromyalgia

Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Baccanelli Surgeon, expert in oxygen therapy with ozone therapy Family Salus – Bolzano Fibromyalgia is a chronic non-inflammatory condition that affects about 4% of the Western population and mainly 80% of women. It is characterized by widespread pain, stiffness or muscle or joint pain. The cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, chronic muscle pain predominantly affects the…

TRF-4 grants disability pension to housewife with fibromyalgia

The 6th Panel of the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region determined the existence of functional limitations and temporary incapacity to reestablish the payment of sick pay, with conversion into disability retirement, to a housewife suffering from fibromyalgia and depression. The woman received sick pay, but in 2017 the benefit was terminated after an…

What if fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that mainly affects women. The persistent muscle and joint pain that characterizes it seems to be the work of the brain, but a recent study explored another avenue: that of autoimmunity. About 2% of the European population, mostly women, are affected by fibromyalgia , a poorly understood chronic disease characterized by constant muscle and…

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