The History of Fibromyalgia

The History of Fibromyalgia

Many believe fibromyalgia to be a modern-day ailment but in fact it’s been around for centuries albeit with names like rheumatism, neurasthenia, neuralgia, myelasthenia and fibrositis syndrome and are all recorded in medical journals dating back as far as the...
Fibromyalgia and Masking your Feelings

Fibromyalgia and Masking your Feelings

Heightened sensitivities are a common symptom of fibromyalgia and if trying to manage the pain and fatigue is not enough, we also have to manage our sensitivity to noise, light, taste, smell and touch. Hopefully not all of these will be heightened all of the time but...
Andrea’s interview of living with Fibromyalgia

Beth’s Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Hi Beth, what were the circumstances of your fibromyalgia diagnosis? It all started in December last year when I started to feel like I had a very bad flu. I was aching all over and felt really out of sorts. I was signed off work and ended up spending Christmas in bed...