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…

Fibromyalgia: Trigger Points in the Neck Causes Dizziness

Trigger points in the neck can cause dizziness and lightheadedness that many people with fibromyalgia do. These trigger points can distort your perception and sense of balance, causing you to fall over things or trip and trip over things. Many symptoms affecting the head and neck, ears, eyes, nose and throat can be due to trigger points…

For those who do not understand fibromyalgia

What you should 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 rheumatism, myalgia or fibrositis. Unlike diseases, syndromes such as fibromyalgia do not have a known cause, but they are a group of signs and symptoms…

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…

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