June 16, 2017, By RMfibromyalgia
Causes of Fibromyalgia Flares
A fibromyalgia flare (or flare-up) is a temporary increase in the number and/or intensity of symptoms. Worsening pain and fatigue are…
February 20, 2016, By RMfibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is believed by researchers to be defective amplification of pain sensations by the body. It is characterized by musculoskeletal…
March 30, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
What can family members or friends do to help someone with fibromyalgia?
The number-one thing you can do for a family member with fibromyalgia is to support them. This may sound like a simple, needless-to-say…
March 27, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
What are some good resources for someone with fibromyalgia?
First and foremost, please talk with your doctors. It’s best to have a team of medical professionals to help you as you deal with…
March 24, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
Can I still exercise with fibromyalgia?
Exercise is actually one of the ways you can alleviate some of the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Be gentle with your body when exercising,…
March 21, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
How do I describe my fibromyalgia symptoms to my family and friends?
Fibromyalgia is an “unseen” disease. This means that for someone to know that you have fibromyalgia, you have to tell them. It isn’t…
March 15, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
What is it like to be a child with a fibromyalgia diagnosis?
It’s hard to get diagnosed with a disease that impacts the whole of your life. It’s harder to get diagnosed with a disease about which so…
March 12, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
What is the history of fibromyalgia?
Since fibromyalgia is still something we don’t know that much about, even after countless medical advancements, it makes sense that the…
March 9, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
Is there a community for people with fibromyalgia?
Seeing as there is an estimated 6 million Americans who have fibromyalgia – between 80 and 90 percent of who are women – there is a fair…
March 6, 2015, By RMfibromyalgia
What are the top medical research facilities and organizations that deal with fibromyalgia?
Dr. Don L. Goldenberg at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts is one of the nation’s leading experts on fibromyalgia. He…
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