Fibro’ – short film about fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia influences about 1 out of 20 individuals in the UK, in any case it is still broadly misconstrued, with the endless agony and side effects of the disorder frequently prompting sufferers being misdiagnosed with different conditions. Danielle Lloyd is endeavoring to bring issues to light of the condition after her mom Jackie has been languishing with the condition over the previous six years, yet exactly what is fibromyalgia and how might it be dealt with?

FIBROMYALGIA, you have bin in my body as long as I remember. You are there in every single muscle and bone. Sometimes you are here and I can’t do anything, my life stops for a moment. And sometimes you are here but you let me live my life. You effect my life day and night, for the bad but also for the good. I can cry about you for how you make me feel but also cry about you because i’m thankful.

It is weird because i feel like you are apart of me but still is so unknown for almost everybody around me. Do you want to know why? Because you are invisible. But for the first time in 23 years I am about to visualize you through out this film and let people see how much i hate but love you at the same time.

Fibromyalgia is a long haul condition that causes torment everywhere throughout the body, and is assessed to influence almost 1 out of 20 individuals to some degree. The condition commonly creates between the ages of 30 and 50 yet can happen at any age, and influences around seven fold the number of ladies as men.

What causes Fibromyalgia?

The correct reason for the condition is obscure, yet it’s believed to be connected to changes in the way the focal sensory system forms torment messages around the body and strange levels of specific chemicals in the cerebrum. By and large it can be activated by a physically or sincerely distressing occasion, for example, having an operation, conceiving an offspring, the demise of a friend or family member or the breakdown of a relationship.

What is the treatment for Fibromyalgia?

There is at present no cure for fibromyalgia, however an assortment of medications could facilitate a portion of the manifestations and enhance personal satisfaction. Sufferers may need to attempt a wide range of medicines – more often than not a mix of solution and way of life changes – to deal with their manifestations.

On the off chance that you trust you may have Fibromyalgia, it is imperative to look for proficient medicinal exhortation from your GP.

What are the symptoms of Fibromyalgia?

The main symptom of fibromyalgia is widespread pain, which could be worse in particular areas such as your back or neck. The pain is typically continuous, but may be better or worse at certain times. Other symptoms include:

  • Extreme sensitivity: This can lead to people feeling pain from even a light touch
  • Stiffness and muscle spasms
  • Fatigue
  • Poor sleep quality
  • Cognitive problems
  • Headaches
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

How is Fibromyalgia diagnosed?

There is no specific test for fibromyalgia, but if you believe you may have the condition it is important to see your GP, who will first have to rule out all other conditions that could be causing your symptoms, such as arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome or MS. The following criteria usually have to be met for fibromyalgia to be diagnosed:

  • You either have severe pain in three to six different areas of your body, or you have milder pain in seven or more different areas.
  • Your symptoms have stayed at a similar level for at least three months.
  • No other reason for your symptoms has been found

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