Fibromyalgia

A Mother Suffering from Fibromyalgia Found a Cruel Note Stating ‘Being Fat and Ugly doesn’t Count as Disabled’

A WOMAN who suffers from a condition which causes severe pain all over her body found a note saying ‘being fat and ugly doesn’t count as disabled – park elsewhere’ when she left her car in a disabled space. By PETER HENN: MERCURY PRESS & MEDIA LTD Sarah Metcalfe was left an abusive note I think they must...

Ten Important Facts About Fibromyalgia

BY JULIA NELSON 1. ALWAYS trust yourself emotionally and physically and think you can do think. You cannot be told by anyone that what you are experiencing is nor real! Just like diabetes, hypertension, & asthma, FM is a chronic medical disorder. While there are still some things that we don’t know about FM, the symptoms...

The Fibromyalgia-Thyroid Connection. If your TSH thyroid test is normal, you better read this…

By Donna Gregory Burch Via- NationalPainReport Did you know that thyroid conditions are routinely misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia? Before we were labeled with fibromyalgia, I’m sure most of our doctors ran a TSH test to check our thyroid function since hypothyroidism is one of the many conditions that are supposed to be ruled out before diagnosing fibromyalgia. But did you know that...

Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

By Adrienne Dellwo In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you’re already in constant pain is...

PAIN MANAGEMENT FINDS: NALTREXONE IS A WONDER DRUG FOR FIBROMYALGIA PATIENT

By Donna Gregory Burch The pain in Janice Hollander’s legs was so excruciating that she wanted to cut them off. Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2013, she’d progressed through the normal litany of prescription drugs doled out by physicians – Lyrica, Cymbalta, gabapentin, muscle relaxers and narcotics – all without finding relief. data-layout-label="Post Body" data-type="item" data-updated-on="1449850093551"> Then...

Clinical Science Confirm: Fibromyalgia Tied To Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Disease: Also Linked To Endocrine And Autoimmune Disorders

By Adrienne Dellwo, Did you have a gynecologic surgery, for example, a hysterectomy, in the couple of years before you created fibromyalgia? It’s a pattern a few people have seen, and an examination distributed in 2015 shores up the connection between these sorts of surgeries and fibromyalgia beginning. It additionally gives additional confirmation to a relationship...

Marijuana Edibles Could be the Answer for Fibromyalgia

Cannabis-derived products are the best available treatment for pain management in my opinion. I have worked with people and animals with chronic pain, and cannabis is the most effective treatment I have found. Nature provided us with a super drug, and it’s a shame more people can’t access it for pain relief. The potential medicinal...

What Does Fibromyalgia Feel Like?

What does fibromyalgia feel like? It’s a question you might be asking for a number of reasons. Maybe a loved one has just been diagnosed, and you’re trying to understand a little bit of what their life is like now. Or maybe you think you might have it yourself and want to know what...

Endocanabinoid Deficiency Leads to Fibromyalgia. National Pain Foundation Survey

In 2014, a survey of more than 1,300 fibromyalgia patients by the National Pain Foundation and National Pain Report found medical marijuana is more effective than Lyrica, Cymbalta or Savella, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat the disorder. (If you’re curious about the effectiveness of Lyrica, Cymbalta and Savella, then...

Do You Lose Strength in the Hands Due to Fibromyalgia Rheumatic Diseases Yes?

common feature that most fibromyalgia patients have is diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is often accompanied by morning articular stiffness,Paresthesias in the hands and feet, ie tingling and numbness, sleep disturbances and above all a feeling of tiredness and fatigue that accompanies them throughout the day....

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