Blog: Living With Fibromyalgia

Can Men Be Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia?

As any Pain Doctor will tell you: "Fibromyalgia is a disorder marked by widespread pain in the muscles and bones, sleep problems, fatigue, and mood disorders. It is believed that it may affect many more…
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Private Fibromyalgia Treatment in the UK

"Fibromyalgia is a chronic (long-lasting) disorder that causes pain & tenderness throughout the body, as well as fatigue & trouble sleeping. Scientists do not fully understand what causes it, but people with the disorder have…
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How Long Does a Fibromyalgia Flare Up Last?

As a Pain Doctor will tell you: "Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain & tenderness throughout the body. Symptoms of fibromyalgia flares vary, but often involve widespread pain, joint stiffness, & extreme sensitivity…
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The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

In a Nutshell As any Pain Doctor will tell you: "body aches and fatigue, are symptoms of both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, however, research shows primary symptoms and pathophysiology set these conditions apart" [1]…
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Fibromyalgia: Does It Work?

As any Pain Doctor will tell you: research that was recently published in the journal, Arthritis & Rheumatology, has found that "cognitive behavioural therapy can be especially helpful for those living with fibromyalgia" [1]. -…
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The Impact of Cold Weather on Fibromyalgia Symptoms

As Pain Doctors frequently explain: some fibromyalgia patients commonly tell them that they are sensitive to changes in the weather. To that end, within a general fibromyalgia diagnosis, weather sensitivity is classed as a minor…
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Fibromyalgia: An Overview of Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

Fibromyalgia is a long-term (chronic) disorder which generates tenderness and pain all over the body. On top of this, sufferers are plagued with profound insomnia, tiredness, and more So What Causes Fibromyalgia? While it has…
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Medication Options for Fibromyalgia: A Comprehensive Review

A Pain Doctor's diagnosis of Fibromyalgia is: "clinical, and is characterised by widespread pain, tender points, & commonly, comorbid conditions such as chronic fatigue, insomnia & depression. Treatment is largely empiric, although experience & small…
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Alternative Therapies for Fibromyalgia: Acupuncture, Yoga, and More

Pain Doctors place a great deal of emphasis on multifaceted treatments and therapies to help those suffering from fibromyalgia live their best lives. This long-term condition, which involves widespread musculoskeletal pain that generates feelings of…
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Understanding the Fibromyalgia Pain Scale: A Guide for Patients

When you book an in-person or on-line consultation with a Pain Doctor who specialises in Fibromyaligia, they will explain that in the UK, there are mandatory criteria which are used to ascertain each individual patient's…
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