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
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
What did you feel when diagnosed with fibromyalgia? I can tell you for me it was a relief. I had symptoms for years but being undiagnosed is difficult. You have to deal with it all but have no treatment, no label, and no real understanding of what you should do. I was coping well at … Continue reading What did you feel diagnosed with 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