People with anxiety do not need to “calm down”, they need understanding.

Anxiety is usually one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses of all. Although it is also one of the most common, it is often confused and ignored. And it is not just about “feeling nervous” or “biting your nails” .. We have all felt nervous about something we do not know, in a new or challenging situation,…

Fibromyalgia, is there also a microbial imbalance at the root of the problem?

People with fibromyalgia have a different microbiome than people without this disease. This is what a study published in Pain shows. People with fibromyalgia have a different microbiome than people without this disease. This is what a study published in  Pain shows . “The abundance of some of these bacterial species is related to the severity of fibromyalgia symptoms:…

I suffer from fibromyalgia and in my environment they don’t understand me

“I suffer from  fibromyalgia  and they don’t understand me in my  environment .” This is one of the most repeated phrases by most people with  fibromyalgia . And sometimes it is more difficult to cope with the fact that the people around you do not understand what you are going through, than the  symptoms of the disease . The  Fibromyalgia  is a  chronic disease  characterized by  musculoskeletal pain  and  reduction of pain threshold . More pain is…

14 Silent Lupus Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

This autoimmune disease is tricky to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses. If you have more than four of any of these symptoms of lupus, it may be time to call your doctor. You feel like you have the flu, but you’re not getting better ISTOCK/IPGGUTENBERGUKLTD Fever, chills, muscle aches, and sleepiness are…

6 Rare and Strange Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience. This is one of…

Why do doctors not trust women? Because they don’t know much about us

The medical community has known for a century that women live in constant pain. They have not done anything about it. While women represent 70% of patients with chronic pain, 80% of pain medications have been tested only in men. ” Photography: Alamy Stock Photo It is frustrating to have questions that are not answered. It is completely…

Fibromyalgia: 5 symptoms that should make you think of the disease

Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic pain but not only. We take stock of the symptoms that should alert you. Have you ever heard of fibromyalgia?  According to the French National Authority for Health, between 1.4% and 2.2% of French people are affected by this pathology – and around 80% of the sick are women aged 30 to…

What it’s like to have cerebral palsy at Mass

“Let us join hands and pray as the Lord taught us.” That sentence should not cause me dread, but it does. As soon as I hear the first four words spill out of Father Jim’s mouth, a bolt of panic strikes my mind. My fight-or-flight reflex is triggered as I desperately begin seeking the best…