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QUIZ: Could I Have Spondyloarthritis?

QUIZ: Could I Have Spondyloarthritis?

Could You Have Spondyloarthritis?People with spondyloarthritis, a form of inflammatory arthritis that most often affects the spine and hips, are more likely to have fibromyalgia.1 An analysis of studies of people with spondyloarthritis found that...
Posted 01/06/2020
Setting intentions for 2020 with fibromyalgia

Setting Intentions for 2020 With Fibromyalgia

Setting Intentions for 2020 With Fibromyalgia

Eat healthier. Exercise more. Learn a new skill. Pay off a credit card. Many of us have made similar New Year’s resolutions over the years. And many of us have also ended January feeling like failures because we didn’t follow through perfectly. We...
Posted 01/03/2020
Practicing gratitude with fibromyalgia

Practicing Gratitude with Fibromyalgia

Practicing Gratitude with Fibromyalgia

This time of the year can be overwhelming with expectations around the holidays, and living with fibromyalgia doesn’t make it any easier. One way to find some relief from the pressure and stress is to focus on gratitude. You might find...
Posted 11/27/2019
How to enjoy the holidays despite fibromyalgia

How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite Fibromyalgia

How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite Fibromyalgia

Living with fibromyalgia may change your holidays, but you can still have enjoyable and meaningful celebrations. Although fibromyalgia may make some holiday traditions challenging, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy connecting with friends and family...
Posted 10/28/2019
Fibromyalgia and insomnia

Fibromyalgia and Insomnia

Fibromyalgia and Insomnia

When you have fibromyalgia, it can be challenging to get a good night’s sleep. Insomnia, sleep disruptions, physical pain, and other symptoms of fibromyalgia frequently keep MyFibroTeam members up all night. “Insomnia is the worst symptom of this...
Posted 10/10/2019
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You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia. Now What?

You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia. Now What?

We all respond differently to information about our health. After learning you have fibromyalgia, you might be stunned, scared, or even relieved to have answers that explain chronic pain, fatigue, and brain fog. No matter what you’re feeling, you’...
Posted 10/03/2019
Itching with fibromyalgia

Itching with Fibromyalgia

Itching with Fibromyalgia

If you’re experiencing frequent itching with fibromyalgia, you’re not alone. MyFibroTeam members with “fibro itch” report intense and painful itching that can pop up suddenly, anywhere on the body. They describe the sensation as a “creepy-crawly,”...
Posted 10/01/2019
Increasing energy with fibromyalgia

Increasing Energy with Fibromyalgia

Increasing Energy with Fibromyalgia

Members of MyFibroTeam search for ways to increase their energy as they battle fatigue, one of the most common fibromyalgia symptoms. Low energy impacts every aspect of members’ lives, from work to family to their mental health. “No energy for...
Posted 09/23/2019
How good boundaries make life with fibromyalgia easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Fibromyalgia Easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Fibromyalgia Easier

There is an old saying: “Good fences make good neighbors.” Having healthy boundaries in relationships is important for everyone, especially for people with a chronic condition like fibromyalgia. Setting and defending boundaries allows you to...
Posted 09/11/2019
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Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Living with fibromyalgia can mean having limited energy, time, and bandwidth. You may find yourself needing to say "no" more often than you did before you developed fibro. Do you have a tough time being direct with others about how you feel? It's...
Posted 08/15/2019
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