Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Unpredictability of Fibromyalgia
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The Unpredictability of Fibromyalgia

When it comes to discussing the effects of Fibromyalgia it seems natural to talk about symptoms and treatments. However, in this post, I am going to focus on something, even harder to get your head around. The possibility that your personality might change. This is all part of the unpredictability of Fibromyalgia. The Psychology of […]

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Fibromyalgia and Associated Symptoms
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Fibromyalgia and Associated Symptoms

Fibromyalgia (often referred to as Fibro) is a complicated syndrome. It comprises some core symptoms that everyone who lives with the condition experiences. However, on top of these, there are those symptoms that affect a certain percentage of us. In this post, I will focus on Fibromyalgia and its Associated Symptoms. The widely recognized key […]

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Please HELP! Fibromyalgia Warrior’s Family is in a Crisis due to COVID-19 Lock Down
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Please HELP! Fibromyalgia Warrior’s Family is in a Crisis due to COVID-19 Lock Down

My name is Angelique Gilchrist. I run a blog for Fibromyalgia Sufferers along with a support group and all social media accounts.  Bernadette Bodenstein is a member of my support group for Fibromyalgia. She is 39 years old and lives in Claremont, Pretoria. Click Here to Visit the Store and find Much More…. After the announcement of […]

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Helpful Advice for newly diagnosed Fibromyalgia Warriors
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Helpful Advice for newly diagnosed Fibromyalgia Warriors

After living with Fibromyalgia for over 10 years, I’ve come to realize that I could have and should have done certain things, right from the beginning of my diagnosis. It would have made my life so much easier. Unfortunately I learnt this the hard way, but at least I’m able to share this advice with […]

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Survived Cancer & Diagnosed with Dystonia and Fibromyalgia by Mette Magtalas
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Survived Cancer & Diagnosed with Dystonia and Fibromyalgia, by Mette Magtalas

Mette Magtalas I was very young when I fell pregnant 17 years ago. My son was nearly killed at school. I started bleeding and instead of a baby, I got cancer. A doctor told me that I should have died. I was treated with chemotherapy 18 times. I had 3 young sons and a husband […]

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My Difficult Journey with Fibromyalgia and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome by Alina
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My Difficult Journey with Fibromyalgia and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, by Alina

Alina Hey there, I’m 19 years old, (from London, UK) and I suffer from multiple chronic pain illnesses, fibromyalgia being one of them. One day, at the age of 16, I woke up with some pain in my right wrist. It was totally random. I hadn’t injured it; I hadn’t banged it on anything, it […]

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Peace and Acceptance by Katrina Irapah
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Peace and Acceptance, by Katrina Irapah

Katrina Irapah 12 years ago, my life changed forever. I was an 11-year-old girl beginning her life at secondary school, which was a big transition as it is in every young girl’s life. However, it was not the only change in my life. In 2008 I had developed symptoms of chronic pain. I was left […]

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Support Groups and Mary Top 10 Tips
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Support Groups and Mary Top 10 Tips

It’s not an easy task to run a successful support group and that’s why we contacted the retired Chairman of the non profitable 501(c)(3) organization, Mary P. Harper, Fibromyalgia Association of Houston, Inc. She has worked for 16 years with her board and has given us some tips for a local support group. First, we […]

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Do you feel as if the "chronic disease thief" had been taken from a "health hostage?"
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Do you feel as if the “chronic disease thief” had been taken from a “health hostage?”

Inmate in my body — that is exactly what I felt after a car accident for too many years. As I fought with the disastrous effects of fibromyalgia and light brain trauma, I called myself a “health hostage.” I was a health hostage. The management of my physical signs took my painful days — and […]

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Fibromyalgia has changed my Life and Identity
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Fibromyalgia has changed my Life and Identity

I’m a man — an outdoor person — with fibromyalgia: I love backpacking, survival in the wild, biking, chasing, archery, agriculture, medieval rehabilitation, forest management, home building. Fibromyalgia has changed my life and identity while removing much of what I used to do to alleviate stress and anxiety. I have learned over time to redefine […]

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