Fibromyalgia: Restless Leg Syndrome

Fibromyalgia has quite a few sleep issues associated with it as well as the fundamental sleep dysfunction associated with the syndrome. One issue that one can have with fibromyalgia is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). What is Restless Leg Syndrome It is a nervous system disorder usually affecting the legs causing the urge to move them. … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: Restless Leg Syndrome

Fibromyalgia assessments looked at

  So it looks like some clinicians have some uncertainty when it comes to diagnosing Fibromyalgia. Remember the criteria for tender points is no longer used. Data from the U.S., Europe and Asia report that approximately half of providers admit uncertainty in┬áconfidently making a diagnosis of [fibromyalgia]. Diagnosing [fibromyalgia] more promptly should reduce unnecessary tests, … Continue reading Fibromyalgia assessments looked at

The brain fog, 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 aging faster? Is it due … Continue reading The brain fog, cognitive dysfunction, and fibromyalgia