My fibromyalgia diagnosis journey

It can be tricky to be diagnosed with Fibromyalgia since so many other things have to be ruled out with similar symptoms. So it can take a bit. Less than it used to but still on average five years. In my youth So my journey to diagnosis began young actually. I was complaining of pain … Continue reading My fibromyalgia diagnosis journey

Fibromyalgia and sensory sensitivity

This is a difficult article to write because I also have chronic migraine, which as one imagines comes with a lot of overload of the senses. Migraines are actually pretty comorbid with fibromyalgia. Anyway, that means I have to limit this piece to fibromyalgia over sensitivity symptoms. And there is, naturally, overlap. Much like a … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and sensory sensitivity

New criteria proposed for diagnosing fibromyalgia

New criteria proposed for diagnosing fibromyalgia "The tender point test also has a gender bias because men may report widespread pain, but they generally aren't as tender as women. Fibromyalgia may be under-diagnosed in both men and women because of the reliance on 11 tender points, and also due to failing to account for the … Continue reading New criteria proposed for diagnosing fibromyalgia