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A Day in the Life of a Child With Fibromyalgia
A Day in the Life of a Child With Fibromyalgia
Gina is 13, and she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome when she was 12 years old....
A Day in the Life of an Adult With Fibromyalgia
A Day in the Life of an Adult With Fibromyalgia
Erica is 50 and has had fibromyalgia syndrome for about 15 years, though it was only diagnosed nine years ago....
Adjusting to Life with Fibromyalgia
Adjusting to Life with Fibromyalgia
This article looks at how you can adjust to living with Fibromyalgia and substituting activities you can not longer participate in for those which you can...
Advice For Carers of Fibromyalgia Sufferers
Advice For Carers of Fibromyalgia Sufferers
Advice for carers on how to help and assist a Fibromyalgia sufferer...
Alcohol With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Alcohol With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
For some people, fibromyalgia syndrome can affect the body’s ability to tolerate alcohol - some individuals with the disease find that they can’t drink at all, some…...
Applying for Mobility if you have Fibromyalgia or M.E?
Applying for Mobility if you have Fibromyalgia or M.E?
Mobility Allowance is available to those people who have difficulty with movement and the completion of everyday tasks - we look at how to apply for Mobility Allowance…...
Being a Parent With Fibromyalgia
Being a Parent With Fibromyalgia
It is hard enough being a parent, but being a parent with fibromyalgia syndrome will make it even harder. There are a few hints and tips that make life just that…...
Changing your Diet if You Have Fibromyalgia
Changing your Diet if You Have Fibromyalgia
Changing your diet is important if you suffer from Fibromyalgia - this article tells you why and suggests how you can change your daily food intake for the better...
Clothes, Bedding and Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Clothes, Bedding and Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Because of their widespread pain, people with fibromyalgia syndrome can become very sensitive to touch, and even clothing and bedding can become irritating and…...
Coming to Terms With a Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Coming to Terms With a Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Coming to terms with the diagnosis of a serious and long-term condition can be difficult, whether it has come as a surprise or is the result of a long period of…...
Conditions Associated With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Conditions Associated With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
There are a number of disorders that have very similar symptoms to fibromyalgia syndrome, and can often be mistaken for each other. Amongst others, these include…...
Coping With FMS: Educating Yourself
Coping With FMS: Educating Yourself
Like many disorders, getting hold of background information and learning about the disorder can make it easier to cope with the symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome....
Coping With Major Celebrations
Coping With Major Celebrations
One of the major symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome is the tiredness, and this can make major celebrations, such as Christmas, birthdays and weddings difficult,…...
Coping with Panic Attacks
Coping with Panic Attacks
This article looks at Panic attacks and discusses their causes and what can be done to kerb the onslaught of panic attacks...
Coping With Winter Bugs With FMS
Coping With Winter Bugs With FMS
Winter bugs are tough for anyone to deal with, but are especially hard for someone with a long-term disease like fibromyalgia syndrome, which causes aches and pains…...
Dealing with Anxiety
Dealing with Anxiety
This article looks at the causes of anxiety and also looks at ways in which you can reduce stress at home and in the work place with the ultimate goal of reducing your…...
Dealing With Fatigue Day by Day
Dealing With Fatigue Day by Day
As well as muscle pain, extreme tiredness is one of the major symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome. The tiredness associated with fibromyalgia syndrome is sometimes…...
Diagnosing Fibromyalgia
Diagnosing Fibromyalgia
This article looks at how Fibromyalgia is diagnosed and discusses how there are no real tests to prove a sufferer has the condition; the article also looks at ways in…...
Dietary Considerations
Dietary Considerations
This article looks at why dietary considerations are important when you are ill; it is also discusses which foods you should eat more of and which foods you should…...
Everyday Tasks and Fibromyalgia
Everyday Tasks and Fibromyalgia
This article looks at the effects of Fibromyalgia on a person's ability to carry out everyday tasks such as washing, changing clothes and making a cup of tea etc...
Fibromyalgia and Sleep Loss
Fibromyalgia and Sleep Loss
This article looks at Fibromyalgia and how those suffering from the condition are also prone to sleep loss; the article also looks at ways in which a sufferer can try…...
Fibromyalgia in Children
Fibromyalgia in Children
Girls are more likely to have fibromyalgia syndrome, and children are more likely to develop fibromyalgia syndrome around puberty - between the ages of 11 and 15....
Fibromyalgia in Old Age
Fibromyalgia in Old Age
Over the long term, some people with fibromyalgia syndrome do find that their symptoms improve or go away completely. However, in some people the symptoms do remain…...
Getting Financial Help If You Suffer from Fibromyalgia?
Getting Financial Help If You Suffer from Fibromyalgia?
Finances can be stretched if you are unwell and unable to work so we examine what you could be entitled to as financial assistance if your circumstances dictate you…...
Handling Memory Impairment
Handling Memory Impairment
This article looks at memory impairment caused by Fibromyalgia and discusses how both the sufferer and those around them can adjust to this problem...
Holding down a job with Fibromyalgia
Holding down a job with Fibromyalgia
This article looks at how sufferers of Fibromyalgia can cope with holding down a job and also how to cope with flare ups using pain management programs...
How Fibromyalgia Can Affect Friends and Family
How Fibromyalgia Can Affect Friends and Family
A long-term disorder like fibromyalgia syndrome doesn’t only affect the person with the disease; it also has a far-reaching effect on friends and family....
How Will Fibromyalgia Affect My Job?
How Will Fibromyalgia Affect My Job?
A diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome can come as a shock, and many people worry that it will cause problems at work. There are adaptations that can help people with…...
Living with Fibromyalgia
Living with Fibromyalgia
This article looks at living with fibromyalgia not just from the sufferers point of view but also from the point of view of family and friends...
Making Housework Easier With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Making Housework Easier With Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Housework is very tiring for people with fibromyalgia syndrome, but unfortunately, it’s unavoidable. Here are a number of hints and tips that will make housework and…...
Reading Aids and Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Reading Aids and Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Fibromyalgia syndrome can cause problems with reading, ranging from simply the strength and muscle effort required to hold a book up, through visual problems such as…...
Seeking Benefits if You Suffer From Fibromyalgia
Seeking Benefits if You Suffer From Fibromyalgia
This article looks at how to claim benefits if you have Fibromyalgia and also explores some of the reasons as to why sufferers of the condition are refused benefits....
Unaccountable Weight Fluctuation
Unaccountable Weight Fluctuation
This article looks at weight fluctuation in Fibromyalgia and M.E (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) sufferers and discusses what steps can be taken to help reduce excess body…...
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