I have allergies and it seems like they just get worse as I get older. And sensitivities that get worse as I get older. And reactions to chemicals and scents and.... and... I have reacted to normal hair dye, vegan hair dye, natural sensitive skin lotions, normal shampoos (allergic to SLS sulfates apparently) and every … Continue reading With Fibromyalgia why all the allergies, sensitivities and even non-allergic Rhinitis?
I have been having some serious pain issues with my fibromyalgia lately. It isn't a Flare because it has been ongoing for some time now and it is compromising my capacity to walk far or exercise. We do have an issue with tender points in the legs as with elsewhere so that is always an … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: leg and foot pain
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
"I have a new symptom. How do I know it is Fibromyalgia or not?" Here is the thing with that. Not everything is fibromyalgia I had this intense fatigue, pain, heart irregularities and was gaining weight. And I thought it was all fibromyalgia. But my doctor at the time took the time to … Continue reading Question: Symptom Fibromyalgia or something else?
Fibromyalgia does a number on our nervous system and can cause a lot of odd sensations. One sensation is an itch that just will not quit. It should be noted fibromyalgia causes: Hyperalgesia: Our abnormal sensitivity to pain Allodynia: the burning skin pain sensation Paresthesia: ‘pins and needles’ sensations, an itch, tingling, prickling and numbness. … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: Why do we itch?
I have been having severe fibromyalgia related chest pains. The way I can tell it is fibromyalgia is that a) they are enduring and b) my sternum is extremely tender to the touch and so it is quite inflamed. I am going to the doctor to discuss it. At the moment using anti-inflammatory creams and … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: costochondritis