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Can you really die because of fibromyalgia?

‘’Arthritis and Rheumatism’’ a study published last year which found disturbing trends in cohort of fibromyalgia patients that may change the health care community’s approach to fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is not a disease but a chronic pain syndrome and it has been accepted by many in the medical association. Certainly it …

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7 Toxic Everyday Products That Can Worsen Fibromyalgia

Generally, there are around 16% of fibromyalgia sufferers who also suffer from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). It is a common condition that shows symptoms such as pain in joints, exhaustion, headaches, pain in the abdomen and brain fog, etc. MCS can be triggered easily by exposure to chemicals in the …

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The Challenges of Weight Loss With Fibromyalgia

Getting thinner with fibromyalgia is especially troublesome thanks to some parts of the condition. Simultaneously, exploration shows that an infinite level of people with fibromyalgia is hefty. Even as studies indicating that weight reduction can help improve side effects. Hence, going in shape may well be significant for you as …

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How Dysphagia and Fibromyalgia are Connected

Dysphagia is a medical term that means that a patient has difficulty swallowing. There are a number of different conditions that can cause dysphagia. And someone who suffers from dysphagia often finds that it makes life very difficult. Depending on their condition, swallowing can be very painful, which makes eating and …

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Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

By Adrienne Dellwo In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when …

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We Need to Stop Thinking Trauma Is the Only Reason for Borderline Personality Disorder

At midday, I was discharged from an inpatient psychiatric unit, still wearing the hospital socks, an expression of relief and a longing for the comforts of home. The discharge papers read, “diagnosis: major depression recurrent type and borderline personality disorder.” I was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) while an inpatient in summer 2017 and …

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The Hardest Symptom of Borderline Personality Disorder for Me to Explain

Editor’s Note If you struggle with self-harm or experience suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741. For a list of ways to cope with self-harm urges, visit this resource. To some degree, all borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms are challenging …

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11 Texts People With Borderline Personality Disorder Would Love to Get on Bad Days

Living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can sometimes be an isolating experience. Many people find it difficult to control the mood swings and intrusive thoughts caused by the disorder, which can make maintaining friendships especially hard. But when you do have a connection with a friend, it makes the relationship all the more meaningful. Sometimes …

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