Fibromyalgia? What’s that?Pronounced:- Fi – bro – my – al – jia – UPDATED POST


Fibromyalgia? What’s that?


Definitions:



Read this post to find resources for fibromyalgia and to learn the different definitions from around the medical websites and selected dictionaries.





Definition of ‘fibromyalgia’


Collins Dictionary

English: fibromyalgia | faɪbrəʊmaɪˈældʒɪə

noun
A rheumatoid disorder characterised by muscle pain and headaches
Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/fibromyalgia





fibromyalgia in American faɪbroʊmaɪˈældʒə


noun
a chronic condition characterized by pain, tenderness, and stiffness of the muscles and joints along with fatigue and anxiety

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/fibromyalgia





Word Origin and History for fibromyalgia
n.


1981, said to have been coined by U.S. rheumatologist Mohammed Yunus, from Latin fibra (see fiber) + Greek mys (genitive myos) “muscle” (see muscle ) + -algia. The earlier name for the condition was fibrositis.

Sourced from: (Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper)

etymonline.com/word/fibromyalgia





Fibromyalgia in Medicine


fibromyalgia – Medical Definition


noun

A syndrome marked by chronic, widespread pain in the muscles and soft tissues with defined points of tenderness and often multiple other symptoms, such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and bowel dysfunction.


THE AMERICAN HERITAGE® DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, FIFTH EDITION by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.

Copyright © 2016, 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


Definition Sourced from:

yourdictionary.com/fibromyalgia#websters





Fibromyalgia in Science


Phonetic pronunciation

fibromyalgia
[ fahy-broh-mahy-al-juh ]


noun Pathology.

A syndrome characterised by fatigue and chronic pain in the muscles and in tissues surrounding the joints.


DICTIONARY.COM UNABRIDGED
BASED ON THE RANDOM HOUSE UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY, © RANDOM HOUSE, INC. 2019


Definition sourced from:

dictionary.reference.com/browse/fibromyalgia





Mayo Clinic 11 Aug 2017


Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals.

mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromyalgia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354780




MedicineNet Reviewed on 7/22/2016


Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints. These symptoms are often accompanied by restless sleep, chronic fatigue, anxiety, depression, and disturbances in bowel function.

medicinenet.com/fibromyalgia_pictures_slideshow/article.htm



Fibromyalgia
MEDICAL SYNDROME WRITTEN BY:
David Morens
LAST UPDATED: Oct 10, 2019 See Article History

Fibromyalgia, chronic syndrome that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, often at multiple anatomical sites, that occurs in the absence of an identifiable physical or physiological cause. Fibromyalgia affects about 2 to 8 percent of individuals worldwide. It is most commonly diagnosed in young and middle-aged women.

britannica.com/science/fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a #chroniccondition that causes #pain #stiffness tenderness of #muscles #tendons & #joints.Symptoms often accompanied by #restlesssleep #chronicfatigue #anxiety #depression & disturbances in #bowelfunction.@MedicineNet




Updated May 2017 by Admin


Updated October 2019 by Admin





Author FibroFlutters Logo are proud to be actively supporting the work of AIMed Embracing #AI in #Healthcare #Medicine.


FibroFlutters Information banner
FibroFlutters Information banner

We are a Patient Advocacy Organisation & online social media communications network

FibroFlutters patient, health, clinical research, medical, pharma, digital health & AI advocacy.
Support and advice for people with chronic illnesses and rare disorders. Including, Pigmented Villondular Synovitis (PVNS), Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD’s), Fibromyalgia, Chronic pain disorders, Musculoskeletal conditions, Chronic Fatigue Syndromes / ME, and Mental Health.

We also have a Social media network for connecting multi-stakeholders from across the medical healthcare industries. It also provides us with a network for sharing information such as the latest research, news and events from a cross-section of areas within the medical healthcare industry.

We also have many other groups/pages/profiles across social media that we use to achieve our aims of Patient, Health, Research and Pharma Advocacy. They also give us the ability to provide advice and offer a friendly hand of support across many social media platforms. 

SLOGAN: #chronicillnessVOICE for everyone #notjustpatients

PLEASE NOTE:  

  • We are not medical professionals nor claim to be. Remember that you should always consult your doctor about any health problems and not solely rely on Dr Google, or on any information that you may read online through 3rd parties.
  • That this site uses google analytics to collect demographic information for content decision making purposes only and not to sell to 3rd parties.



Its A Doddle – Mapping the communities that care

By Mapping UK Charities, Community Projects, Groups & Organisations together we are creating a national resource for use at a local level. Check out our profile via this button below.


SYNAPSE / Patient Focused Medicines Development (PFMD) joined in 2019

Check out our profile to see what initiatives we’re involved in, what the work will involve and how diverse a group of people that we are collaborating with on improving patient engagement within clinical trials. Very different! Very exciting! Very Grateful!


Got something to share then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Also if you want to write for me in exchange for publishing privileges let me know via the e-mail link below.

carole@fibroflutters.com


FibroFlutters are continuously

Advocating for a Multi-Disciplinary approach to all aspects of medical healthcare. 
Using a model approach using all the ‘stakeholders’ and a patient’s perspective of what patient-centred care, patient-included, patient-involved, patient-centric should look like and involve, that’s everyone by the way!
You all need to pitch in!!

Please note that I have opted-in to receive all the newsletters that I post from. PLUS please remember to read their privacy policies.  


Please can you read our ‘Disclaimer’ & ‘Privacy’ notes. If you have any problems we are always open to discussion, just e-mail Carole


FibroFlutters ~ CHRONIC, INVISIBLE AND RARE ILLNESS SUPPORT / ADVICE / ADVOCACY| Disclaimer | Privacy Notes | 8 May 2018


FibroFlutters continuously

Advocating for a Multi-Disciplinary approach to all aspects of medical healthcare. With a model approach using all the ‘stakeholders’ I’m using a patient’s perspective of what patient-centred care, patient-included, patient-involved, patient-centric should look like and involve, that’s everyone by the way!  

You all need to pitch in and be socially responsible for each other!!

One thought on “Fibromyalgia? What’s that?Pronounced:- Fi – bro – my – al – jia – UPDATED POST

  1. … [Trackback]

    […] Read More here: fibroflutters.com/2015/06/05/pronounced-fi-bro-my-al-ja/ […]

Comments are closed.