Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Adriel Maldonado
Adriel Maldonado
April 9, 2019
While there is no single test to confirm a fibromyalgia diagnosis, you and your healthcare experts will need to work together to reach one.

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It’s Not Just Physical: Coping With the Other Side of Fibromyalgia

NewLifeOutlook contributor Jennifer discusses the emotional impact fibromyalgia can have and shares her thoughts and tips for coping.
by Jennifer Herrera on June 15, 2016
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Easing Your Fibro Anxiety

Many fibromyalgia sufferers experience anxiety. It could be a pre-existing condition, but in many cases it is due to pain and stress.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on April 26, 2016
Fibromyalgia and Serotonin

Fibromyalgia and Serotonin Deficiency: What Is the Link?

Will changing serotonin levels improve the body's processes and in turn fibro symptoms? The solution to fibromyalgia and low serotonin may not be so simple.
by Angela Finlay on March 22, 2016
Why We Need to Stop Ignoring New Symptoms

Why We Need to Stop Ignoring New Symptoms

"How many times have you felt unwell and just assumed it’s a new fibromyalgia symptom?" Sarah discusses the importance of not ignoring new symptoms.
by Sarah Borien on September 9, 2015
Fibro Sensitivity and Pain

Learning About Fibro Sensitivity and Pain

Fibromyalgia is well-known for causing widespread pain. For some it is a fibro sensitivity to touch, which is known as tactile allodynia.
by Adriel Maldonado on August 11, 2015
Fibromyalgia and Cognitive Problems

Fibromyalgia and Cognitive Problems

"Pain is generally considered the primary symptom of fibromyalgia, but I feel there is another one equal to, if not worse than, pain," writes Adriel.
by Adriel Maldonado on June 3, 2015
Fibromyalgia Medications

Side Effects of Fibromyalgia Medications

All medications have their good and bad points. Sarah discusses her journey with fibromyalgia medications and their side effects.
by Sarah Borien on April 22, 2015
Fibromyalgia and Emotional Sensitivity

Fibromyalgia and Emotional Sensitivity

Heightened emotional response is common in fibro sufferers. Adriel looks at fibromyalgia and emotional sensitivity, and some ways to cope.
by Adriel Maldonado on March 26, 2015
Fibromyalgia and Noise Sensitivity

Fibromyalgia and Noise Sensitivity

Noise can increase our pain, cause headaches and leave us feeling exhausted. So why do fibromyalgia and noise sensitivity co-exist, and how can we cope?
by Sarah Borien on March 12, 2015
Fibromyalgia Brain Fog

Fibromyalgia Brain Fog — How Do We Cope?

Fibromyalgia brain fog is a strange phenomenon that affects many people. Learn about its causes, effects, and what you can do about it.
by Dina Newton-Edwards and Yvonne Banks on March 4, 2015