About Us -How we began

There are a good number of people in Sunderland with Fibromyalgia and varying other long term chronic chronic conditions, actually, and it shocked me in the beginning.
At the time I was volunteering and advocating for a charity called FibroAction and so became a voice for the charity across the NE UK with FibroFlutters members, and readers, this is because even though there were only 5 of us  but we spanned 3 counties!… Read More About Us -How we began

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Are you interested in #research? Would like to get more involved, or know what research is going on around you?

Study summary
The Human Pain Research group based at Salford Royal is trying to develop new technologies that can measure and treat changes in the brain that might contribute to chronic pain.

The research team are exploring a new approach aimed at reducing the unpleasantness of pain for people living with fibromyalgia and/or osteoarthritis using sound stimulation.… Read More Are you interested in #research? Would like to get more involved, or know what research is going on around you?

Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

Acceptance is often viewed as a grieving process, which is a great way to look at it because we do mourn our old lives from when we were fit and agile.

It can be a very emotional and anxious time because our lives need to change in so many ways so that we can adapt them to what our illnesses will allow us do. We do mourn the losses of our independence, mobility, social contact and possibly even our jobs / livelihoods.… Read More Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

Fight Fibromyalgia – Newsletter  |  1 April 2018

#fightfibro  #fibro2018 #fibromyalgia  #fibroawareness Fight Fibromyalgia – Newsletter  |  1 April 2018 Headliners: Lyrica Can Be Highly Effective For Fibromyalgia The Potential Benefits of CBD for Fibromyalgia Symptoms Is Fibromyalgia Considered a Disability? The worst symptoms of fibromyalgia! Weight reduction for fibromyalgia patients using Phentermine Will A Fibromyalgia Mattress Really Help How Can Lidocaine Patches… Read More Fight Fibromyalgia – Newsletter  |  1 April 2018

(EDS UK) Ehlers Danlos UK – Fibromyalgia and CF (Chronic fatigue) by Dr Alan Hakim, MA FRCP

Do you have EDS, JHS, HMS or Fibro alongside Chronic Fatigue?   Do you know what Chronic means?, or the term General Pain This is an educational read, that explains the differences between Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP) and Chronic General pain (CGP) and Chronic Fatigue.  it also explains some correlations between CWP, CGP, fibro and fatigue &… Read More (EDS UK) Ehlers Danlos UK – Fibromyalgia and CF (Chronic fatigue) by Dr Alan Hakim, MA FRCP

Fibromyalgia / CFS / Anxiety & Depression / Invisible Illness: The vicious circle of ‘Catch 22’ & Setbacks versus Flares: Which is which?

Do you have Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue, Fog, Depression and/or Anxiety or any other Illness where you flare from time to time and one illness rubs onto another one making you feel worse? Do you know the difference between a flare and a setback? Many people don’t and often treat themselves for a flare… Read More Fibromyalgia / CFS / Anxiety & Depression / Invisible Illness: The vicious circle of ‘Catch 22’ & Setbacks versus Flares: Which is which?