Tope 5 favourite Somecards I made on Illness

These are my top five Somecards I have made based on how many times I have seen them posted other places. And they had to have been posted on to count on this list. 1st place goes to my Lack of Social life meme. It is one of the first I did and it very … Continue reading Tope 5 favourite Somecards I made on Illness

Brain grey matter atrophy in Fibromyalgia

There have been brain scans on fibromyalgia patients that have shown atrophy in specific areas on the brain. Does this suggest premature ageing of the brain? We have to remember that these are not long term studies. They cannot determine for example if these areas were smaller to begin with which mean they would be more of … Continue reading Brain grey matter atrophy in Fibromyalgia

Cognitive Dysfunction and fibromyalgia

When we are talking about poor cognitive function we have to be precise and to not confuse it with just being absentminded but studies have shown there are real cognitive dysfunctions occurring with fibromyalgia. What is the cause of the cognitive dysfunction seen in the syndrome though? Is the brain ageing faster? Is it due to … Continue reading Cognitive Dysfunction and fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and sleep issues

Fibromyalgia and sleep dysfunction go hand in hand. Some researchers believe that fibromyalgia is, in essence, a sleep disorder but whether it is or not it definitely is an important component of the syndrome as a whole. Lack of sleep leads to physical and mental fatigue which increases the brain fog associated with fibromyalgia. Non-restorative sleep has also … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and sleep issues

Magnesium for Fibromyalgia

Magnesium is important for people diagnosed with fibromyalgia because generally they are deficient in it and have additional concerns with the absorption of it. A magnesium deficiency contributes to many of the fibromyalgia symptoms and studies have shown taking magnesium alleviates some muscle pains but it is possible it may have a deeper role in assisting with other symptoms. … Continue reading Magnesium for Fibromyalgia