Epstein-Barr Virus and Fibromyalgia

It’s estimated that 9 in 10 adults have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus at some point in their lives. For most people, the virus doesn’t cause any serious symptoms. Odds are good that if you were infected with it at some point, you actually had no idea at the time. But for some, the virus can be…

6 Best Fibromyalgia Pain Killers

Drugs Tablets Pain Medication Pills Headache Of primary concern for sufferers of fibromyalgia, of course, is the issue of pain killers and which are going to be most effective for your pain. There are different symptoms of the syndrome, but pain is the most pertinent condition. Effective pain relief can come from over-the-counter, prescription drugs…

How to Approach Fitness When You Have Chronic Pain

Chronic pain makes everyday things hard. When it is an ordeal to get out of bed or go grocery shopping, the idea of working out becomes laughable. It is easy to set aside fitness, and ignore it. This was my thought process when I was first learning to deal with my chronic pain. Working out…

When Pain Strains Relationships

Those of us that deal with chronic pain deal with a constant reminder of our limitations. The realities of life with pain are far more complicated than most people realize. Sometimes those realities bring about actions that are not fair to others. A short temper, frustration with self or others, or depression are all ways…

Chronic Fatigue Treatments: Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

If you have fibromyalgia, then you’re almost certain to have chronic fatigue problems as well. You may even have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in addition to your fibromyalgia. While they are not the same, they do appear to be related. Of course, we don’t know the cause of either condition. Can you guess what follows if we…

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…

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…

RNA blood test for fibromyalgia launched

Data science company IQuity has announced the launch of a new blood test called IsolateFibromyalgia, which uses RNA gene expression analysis to diagnose fibromyalgia, according to a press release. “RNA analysis is a cutting-edge tool for doctors that has great potential in the field of medical diagnostics,” Chase Spurlock, PhD, CEO of IQuity, said in the release….

What is Sinusitis? The Relationship Between Sinusitis and Fibromyalgia

On average, 35 million Americans experience having sinusitis or sinus infection at least once a year. As common as this yeast infection is, it shouldn’t be dismissed as a mild illness. Why? Because there’s a possibility that it may be more than just sinusitis and is leading up to a chronic disorder called fibromyalgia. What…

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