Hyperparathyroidism Sometimes Misdiagnosed as Fibromyalgia | edsinfo.wordpress.com

Originally posted on EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info:
Is Hyperparathyroidism Sometimes Misdiagnosed as Fibromyalgia? – July 2014 Editor’s Comment: A new study presented at the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons 2014 Annual Meeting suggests that a subset of patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia may actually have unrecognized hyperparathyroidism. The two illnesses have a number of…

Patient | Causes and treatments of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – video | Dr Sarah Jarvis

Do you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? #chronicillness Dr Sarah Jarvis discusses and explains the causes and treatments in this video courtesy of Patient via: http://www.youtube.com ~ Patient Once there on the site you will also find info & links for IBS Patient forum and many other useful links too.  🙂 I hope this is… Read More Patient | Causes and treatments of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – video | Dr Sarah Jarvis

Migraine Again | Why Painful Light Sensitivity Affects Many with Migraines

Do you have problems with light sensitivity? I was diagnosed at 16 with light sensitivity and then I had the realisation, as an adult later in life, that it was the cause behind my headaches whilst I was at school.  It’s amazing really the things we figure out 5/10/15/20 years later after being  diagnosed, or… Read More Migraine Again | Why Painful Light Sensitivity Affects Many with Migraines

Julie Ryan – The effect of health goals on health outcomes (study) – Counting My Spoons

via The effect of health goals on health outcomes (study) – Counting My Spoons. This is an interesting read by Julie Ryan based on a study re: health goals & health outcomes. Where do you fit in? I have been through them all 1>2>3>2  up to date and am currently being in control of my… Read More Julie Ryan – The effect of health goals on health outcomes (study) – Counting My Spoons

Medical news Article: How Muscle Relaxants can Benefit People Suffering From Fibromyalgia | Welcome to Fibromyalgia Symptoms

The article discusses the relationsip between Fibro and why we have muscular spasms as well as the differing types of muscle relaxants which are currently being used so it’s a good place to find out about medications for your spasms.… Read More Medical news Article: How Muscle Relaxants can Benefit People Suffering From Fibromyalgia | Welcome to Fibromyalgia Symptoms

NHS Choices: Ten ways to fight your fears – Stress, anxiety and depression – NHS Choices

The following information document/article is from NHS Choices and discusses how we can combat our day-to-day stress, anxiety and depression. This article may help you to develop a ‘Coping Strategy’ for dealing with your mental health issues hat you can keep and refer to at all times.   When things start to get tougher or… Read More NHS Choices: Ten ways to fight your fears – Stress, anxiety and depression – NHS Choices

How does Chronic Illness / Pain affect your Sleeping Habits

Having a Chronic Illness that causes severe pain means we often develop other conditions as a result of the Chronic Pain.  Sleeping problems appear to be high on the list of those ‘other‘ condtions that we are susceptible of developing, alongside CFS/ME, Anxiety, Depression and Stress, all of which, also, affect sleeping habits. When we’re… Read More How does Chronic Illness / Pain affect your Sleeping Habits

Article from Arthritis-health: How Chronic Pain May Sap Your Motivation

This article is with reference to Rheumatoid Arthritis but in my own opinion it could easily be applied to many other illnesses such as Fibromyalgia, Hypermobility, EDS, MS and many other Invisible Ilnesses which involve Chronic Pain. The opening lines of this short article explain the sequence of the basics: pain > tired > depressed… Read More Article from Arthritis-health: How Chronic Pain May Sap Your Motivation