Do You Have Hair Problems with Your Fibromyalgia?

Hair Loss and Other Hair Problems in Fibromyalgia Adapting Your Hair Care More in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia  Living With Symptoms Integrative Therapies Causes & Risk Factors Diagnosis Treatment Support & Coping Understanding Fibromyalgia VIEW ALL Fibromyalgia can affect everything, including your hair. Sometimes the illness itself causes changes in our bodies that may result…

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia May Be Possible Using Noninvasive Eye Examination

Diagnosing fibromyalgia (FM) can be difficult for clinicians because there is no specific diagnostic test and they often rely on a group of symptoms described by their patients. Now, in a study titled “Fibromyalgia Is Correlated with Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning,” published in the journal PloS One, researchers revealed that a noninvasive eye examination can aid…

What Causes Water Retention and How to Avoid It

Everybody experiences bloating and swelling of some sort every once in a while, but water retention can be a serious condition. However, water retention causes are well-known and, most of the time, the condition can often be fixed by changing a few lifestyle factors. Edema is nothing to be embarrassed about, so read on if…

10 best cannabis topicals for people with fibromyalgia

Cannabis topicals are providing significant relief to Fibromyalgia patients across the continent. Cannabis topicals can be used to treat Fibromyalgia pain, like tender points and muscle stiffness, but how? Fibromyalgia affects approximately five million Americans, yet treatment is notoriously difficult. Many believe their condition isn’t taken seriously by physicians, and symptoms are wide-ranging, including chronic pain…

Myofascial Pelvic Pain In Men And Women With Fibromyalgia

  Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) can be a problem for both men and women with fibromyalgia (FM). There are various causes of pelvic pain because our reproductive organs, bladder, part of our lower bowel, and our pelvic muscles and connective tissue reside there. A CHRONIC PROBLEM Chronic pelvic pain can vary from mild to severe, constant to…

Warm Water Therapy for Fibromyalgia May Help Pain

  Fibromyalgia and Water Therapy Water TherapySpring is here — the time of year when life begins to stir again and activities increase as people make their way outdoors. This can be scary and frustrating for those dealing with fibromyalgia. As much as we want to participate, some days, it takes all one can muster…

More Than 50% of Doctors Are Cutting Back on Opioid Prescriptions

  According to a new nationwide online survey, more than 50% of doctors in America are cutting back on opioid prescriptions and nearly 10% have stopped prescribing them altogether. The survey also indicates that some doctors are concerned about the impact on those suffering from chronic pain. More than 30% of the responding physicians said…

Fibromyalgia Finally Officially Recognized As Real Disease

The day that many fibromyalgia sufferers have been waiting for has finally come. Fibromyalgia is real and is now recognized as such by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics. Effective October 1, 2015, fibromyalgia has its own diagnosis code that is included in the list of official diagnostic codes used…

Fibromyalgia: “I am 41 years old and live in the body of an old man”

He’s always tired, and all the time he hurts. Patrick Schutz from Neuchâtel has fibromyalgia – an invisible condition that is not recognized by disability insurance. Pain, pain, nothing but pain: Patrick Schuts (41) from Neuchâtel has always the feeling that he has a flu – without fever, but with an enormous, leaden fatigue. He would like…

How can CBD help with fibromyalgia?’

By Zawn Villines Reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT CBD vs. marijuana Fibromyalgia Is it effective? How to use Side effects Outlook Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of more than 100 chemical compounds derived from cannabis, a plant also known as marijuana. A small body of research suggests that cannabidiol may help…

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