Fibromyalgia Questions

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

What’s the difference between chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia? Or is there any difference at all? Here are the facts about the fibromyalgia/CFS debate. Read More >>

Explaining Fibromyalgia to Other People

Difficulty explaining fibromyalgia to your family and friends? The Arthritis Foundation has resources that help with understanding fibromyalgia. Here’s how to explain. Read More >>

Does Anesthesia Cause Fibromyalgia?

Does anesthesia cause fibromyalgia? Not likely anesthesia side effects include fibromyalgia according to rheumatologist. Exact triggers remain unknown. Read More >>

Botox Injections for Fibromyalgia?

Botox injections for Fibromyalgia? Botox, the new “miracle cure?” You bet! Early results indicate fibromyalgia and Botox injections work well together. Read More >>

Just Dealing With Chronic Fibromyalgia Pain

Just dealing with fibromyalgia chronic pain? Take an active role in aggressively managing your chronic fibromyalgia. Rheumatologist tells you how. Read More >>

Fibromyalgia Flare After Dental Visit

Fibromyalgia dental flare can happen when teeth are cleaned. Rheumatologist recommends pre-cleaning medications for fibromyalgia. Read More >>

Exercising With Fibromyalgia

Exercising with fibromyalgia reaps many benefits. Stick with your fibromyalgia exercise program for at least six weeks to see improvements. Read More >>

Fibromyalgia, Lupus, or Both?

Lupus, fibromyalgia – or both. Lupus and fibromyalgia have many symptoms in common, but treatments are different. It's important to know which you have – or whether you have both. Read More >>

When Fibromyalgia Medication Causes Pain

Fibromyalgia medication, particularly nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, can cause stomach problems. Often, there are ways of getting the benefit without the side effects. Read More >>

Fibromyalgia and Numb Feet

Numbness or numb feet may be associated with fibromyalgia, but it's not the only cause. If fibromyalgia numbness is a problem, a doctor can help diagnose any underlying condition. Read More >>

Fibromyalgia and Period Problems

Fibromyalgia period problems connection? Not officially with fibromyalgia, menstruation but rheumatologist wouldn’t be surprised. Read More >>

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Weight Gain?

If you have fibromyalgia, weight gain could be a side effect of your medication. Here’s the skinny on fibromyalgia and weight gain. Ask your doctor for alternative medication. Read More >>

Does a Yeast Cause Fibromyalgia?

Does yeast cause fibromyalgia? Yeast overgrowth unlikely to cause fibromyalgia but theory largely untested according to Rheumatologist. Read More >>

Can Fibromyalgia be the Cause of Foot and Hand Pain?

Can fibromyalgia cause foot and hand pain? Find the answers to your questions about persistent pain in your hands and feet. Could occur with other forms of arthritis. Read More >>

Difference Between Fibromyalgia and Polymyalgia

Rheumatologist explains the difference between polymyalgia and fibromyalgia. Polymyalgia and fibromyalgia are common in symptoms but their prognosis and treatment are very different. Read More >>

Help for Weak Muscles

Fatigue and muscle weakness can be reversed. You'll need resistance (or weights) to help rebuild lost muscle. It takes time and intense effort to see results but is well worth it. Read More >>