A night in the life of… an insomniac living with fibromyalgia

Monday 4 October 2021, 1.27am Luckily for me I don’t have work later today, because it is 1.27am and I am wide awake. I am…

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‘Thought I was going crazy’ – fibromyalgia patients on the impact of not being able to regulate their own body temperature

[Feature image: Yes that is me sweating like I’ve run a marathon. No I didn’t] People living with fibromyalgia have described how the often overlooked…

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Advocates excited but say more research needed after latest fibromyalgia research say it could be autoimmune

I welcome the new research (any research really, please) that suggests fibromyalgia may be “an autoimmune response that increases the activity of pain-sensing nerves throughout…

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Fibromyalgia and chronic pain patients in for battle over painkillers

For those of us who were diagnosed with fibromyalgia during that time when doctors knew little of it and said things like, “it’s all in your head,” or ‘just be thankful you’re not dying of cancer” like that New York City doctor once said to me, this will be reminiscent of those dark periods of when we were prescribed antidepressants and daily exercise and sent on our way.

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