Fibromyalgia FAQ: Better Understanding this Historically Mysterious Condition

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that has historically been misunderstood to the point of thinking it was all in a person’s head.  However, now that more research and information is available about the nature of fibromyalgia, it is now thought to be a problem with how the brain and nerves communicate pain signals, leading [...]

2019-02-04T06:41:57+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Fibromyalgia|

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Even Simple Exercises Cause Exhaustion

Chronic fatigue syndrome or CFS is a complex condition known for the extreme exhaustion that is not explained by any other medical condition. The fatigue associated with this condition may actually worsen when undergoing physical or mental activity. It does not get better no matter how much rest you might get. Chronic fatigue is often [...]

2018-06-27T08:49:51+00:00May 6th, 2018|Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia|

Sleep Tips For Fibromyalgia Sufferers In Honolulu

Most people who have fibromyalgia share a common complaint: difficulty getting a restful night of sleep.  Fibromyalgia sufferers can wake up in the morning, and no matter how much they've slept, they may not feel at all refreshed.  There are several things you can try in order to improve the quality of your sleep, which [...]

2018-06-27T08:14:35+00:00August 27th, 2017|Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia|

How Residents of Honolulu Are Finding Natural Fibromyalgia Care

Fibromyalgia is a condition that leaves one feeling tired and frustrated, not knowing where to turn for help. One method becoming more common in the medical field is prescribing prednisone to relieve fibromyalgia. Does it work? Evidence suggests it may bring some relief. However, it also is associated with a variety of unwanted side effects. [...]

2018-06-28T00:30:30+00:00July 9th, 2017|Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia|

Relieving Fibromyalgia in Honolulu, Hawaii

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia comes from three Latin terms: fibro meaning fibrous tissue, myo meaning muscle, and algia meaning pain. Therefore, it refers to pain and tenderness felt throughout the body in the muscles and tissues. Although it is not technically arthritis, it is considered to be related to arthritis. Approximately five million adults living [...]

2018-06-27T08:00:05+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Fibromyalgia|

Dealing with Fibromyalgia While Pregnant

It is quite common for fibromyalgia to flare up when one becomes pregnant. There is much debate as to why this happens, but no one has come to a conclusive answer. Some common symptoms that one may experience while pregnant and suffering from fibromyalgia are: Severe cramping of muscles Increased sensitivity to tender spot pain [...]

2018-07-03T09:16:43+00:00February 26th, 2017|Fibromyalgia|