Blog: Living With Fibromyalgia

What it is like to live with Fibromyalgia?

  I am a retired Author and Producer of large creative events and most recently a Paper Maker, Sculptor and Workshop Leader. My husband always said that I metamorphosised at various times throughout life. We…
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Two-thirds of those with fibromyalgia also have depression

New research was carried out by NewLifeOutlook in order to better understand it's fibromyalgia community members. The online poll sampled 671 people, all diagnosed with fibromyalgia and the results have provided a valuable insight into…
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I’ve Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia… Now What? 

It is thought that nearly 1 in 20 people are affected by fibromyalgia. Of these, a considerable 80-90% of those affected are women. This complex condition can rear its head suddenly and be tricky to…
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Fibromyalgia: Getting A Good Night's Sleep

The National Sleep Foundation carried out a survey of adults in the U.S to ask about their sleep patterns and experience of pain. The survey found strong links between pain and sleep which is particularly relevant…
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7 Tips For Travelling With Fibromyalgia

It’s official: summer is here! For many, that means we get to plan action-packed itineraries and go on sun-soaked holidays abroad, spend time with family and friends being active. If you suffer with fibromyalgia, it’s…
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4 Ways To Cope With Fibromyalgia Syndrome Pain

Fibromyalgia syndrome causes widespread pain and stiffness in the body which gets worse as the day progresses, leaving you feeling weak. This syndrome can have a huge impact on how you lead your life on…
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Patient Questions Answered – Part IV

Does Fibromyalgia Affect Your Sleep? With 22% of Americans and 36% of Britons suffering from chronic insomnia, getting a full night of sleep can be harder than you think, especially if you have Fibromyalgia. We…
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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity & Fibromyalgia

Patients with Fibromyalgia can also show signs of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). Someone with MCS will react badly to low amounts of chemical substances in the environment either through smell, touch or ingestion. This may…
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Patient Questions Answered - Part III

Ever since we began this question-and-answer portion of our blog, we have been overwhelmed by the extreme receptiveness of our readers. Day after day we see new questions coming in, and it is with great…
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Patient Questions Answered - Part II

A few months ago we started sharing the questions of patients who have been suffering from fibromyalgia, and it has become clear that these types of articles really resonate with readers. Whether you’re reading up…
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