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Sensory Overload! The noise, smells, and visual chaos of the world around us can lead to all sorts of problems. Get a handle on this tough symptom.

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Is Fibromyalgia Pain Hogging Your Brain's Resources?

Is fibromyalgia pain causing fibro fog by robbing your brain of its resources? See what we know about it and what might help.

Exercise, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Altered Immune Response

See what current research shows about how exercise impacts the immune system in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Living with Unrefreshing Sleep in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

See what it's like to live with the unrefreshing sleep of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Diagnosis of Exclusion

Learn the definition of diagnosis of exclusion and how it relates to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Fibromyalgia Nerves & 4th of July Fireworks

Do loud noises set off your symptoms? See how the 4th of July can be a problem with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and what to do about it.

Being Told "Nothing's Wrong" with Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It hurts being told "nothing is wrong" when you're sick with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Get ideas for how to handle it.

Is Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome "Kitty Fibromyalgia"?

The rare disorder feline hyperesthesia syndrome sounds a lot like fibromyalgia. See what we know (and don't) about the similarities.

Discovery: Pain Source in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Research reveals that two abnormal pain types may stem from an abnormal immune activation in the central nervous system.

Should I Tell My Boss I Have Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

See the pitfalls and protections of disclosing your chronic illness to your employer.

Can I be Fired for Sick Days due to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Know your rights! See what laws are in place to protect your job when you have to miss a lot of time due to chronic illness.

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