Motherhood and Fibromyalgia: How to Build a Support Group to Help

Raising children is already a challenging role and it can be tough to keep up with kids’ energy levels. But when you add a chronic health condition that causes pain all over and that frankly makes you want to take naps, parenting is even harder. While it may not be easy to find ways to…

Juvenile Fibromyalgia: When Children are Diagnosed

Fibromyalgia is a devastating condition, and it’s one that is often underdiagnosed. Many adults with the condition can have a hard time getting their condition recognized by doctors. That’s partly because the medical establishment simply doesn’t know that much about the condition, and partly because the symptoms are often difficult to separate from those of…

EXCELLENT COMBINATION OF THESE TWO DRUGS TO FIGHT FIBROMYALGIA PAIN

A Canadian researcher think he has uncovered one. Ian Gilron is the Director of Clinical Pain Research, Professor of Anesthesiology, and Biomedical Sciences, and Faculty in the Centre for Neuroscience Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada The results of a trial suggest that combining pregabalin (Lyrica), an anti-seizure drug, with duloxetine (Cymbalta), an…

48-Pain Full Hours Recovery Period in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever noticed it takes you a couple of days to recover from a stressful event or over exertion? A 48-hour recovery period is something you commonly hear about from people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. We don’t yet know why we need a couple of days to recover from … well, just about anything, but…

Formication and Fibromyalgia: Bugs Under Your Skin

What’s the most annoying thing about fibromyalgia? Is it the constant pain? Or the fatigue that makes it impossible to do even the most basic tasks? Maybe it’s the fibro-fog that leaves you forgetting where you left your keys every morning. Fibromyalgia has a seemingly endless supply of those little knock-on symptoms that all compete…

Patient Quit Fibromyalgia Treatment Drug Early Due To Bad, Painful Side Effects

Neurontin and its newer more potent version, Fibromyalgia pain relief drug Lyrica, are widely used for off-label indications that are an outright flagrant danger to the public. These blockbuster drugs were approved for use even though the FDA had no idea what they actually did in the brain. A shocking new study shows that they block…

How to get a Spot in Clinical Trials for Fibromyalgia Treatments

New clinical trials are underway all around the country and world, studying drugs/devices or other treatments for fibromyalgia pain and other symptoms. This gives men and women more options than what’s traditionally prescribed during a doctor’s visit. Why Try a Clinical Trial? A fibromyalgia clinical trial can be a great place to turn for potential…

Why Fibromyalgia Pain Feels Different. Is This True For You.?

Why Fibromyalgia Pain Feels Different For Amy Mullholand, simple chores like washing the dishes or making breakfast can be incredibly challenging.  “On a good day, I can get through the cups and the silverware, then I must sit for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Then I tackle the bowls. Then I sit and rest,” said…

Comorbid Fibromyalgia Influences Disease Activity, Quality of Life in Axial Spondyloarthritis

By admin  On August 12, 2018 In FIBROMYALGIA Leave a comment  In patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), fulfilling the criteria for fibromyalgia had a modest effect on axSpA disease activity measures and quality of life (QoL), with no significant effect on the response to treatment with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, according to the results from a prospective UK national register published in Rheumatology….

Puzzling Out Fibromyalgia and The Epstein-Barr Virus

Two years ago I finally sat down and wrote a lengthy article about my healing journey from fibromyalgia. It had been over a decade since that morning when I woke up with “pain all over” and about four years since the pain had subsided. I guess I needed time to ruminate about it. It seems that puzzling…

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