4 Daily Activities It’s Hard to Do With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome can affect every area of your life, right down to the most ordinary tasks of daily life. Sometimes, you might be surprised by how difficult “ordinary” things have become for you. Some things that are complicated by our symptoms are so basic that they can throw a major wrench into your life. Four…

The Challenging Task of Taking a Shower With Chronic Pain

  It’s been five days since I’ve taken a shower. This will not do. Although my American Bulldog, Maya, has been trying to groom me herself, dog spit does not a clean body make. It’s time for me to pull up my big girl britches and get my funky ass in the shower. I’ll just…

Lyrica and Gabapentin (Neurontin) Now Linked To Heroin Overdose Deaths

Researchers from the University of Bristol in England have linked opioid alternatives pregabalin (Lyrica) and gabapentin (Neurontin) to an increasing number of heroin-related overdose deaths in both England and Wales. The two drugs are in a class of medications known as gabapentoids. Initially indicated to treat epilepsy, they have also been commonly prescribed to treat nerve pain…

The 6 stages of Fibromyalgia, here you can see the grade you have.

The 6 stages of Fibromyalgia Level 1 You began to experience pain and fatigue more than before, you are not sure what is happening, but it hurts and you are tired. You can keep a job, you can do it through your day, but you know something is not right … so it’s something you’re going…

Fibromyalgia is a disease of death

Fibromyalgia is a disease of death Although there are many ongoing speculations about what triggers fibromyalgia, its causes have not yet been definitively identified and confirmed. Recent research has generally found that fibromyalgia is most likely the result of what scientists call the central consciousness, or unusual reactions in the nervous system regarding the perception of…

10 things that a person should avoid doing if they have fibromyalgia

10 things that a person should avoid doing if they have fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia condition is commonly seen in people of different age groups. Some of the actions of the person may be responsible in what complicates the condition of fibromyalgia. The symptoms of fibromyalgia can be different from one person to another. Therefore, it is very important…

Infection As One Possible Cause Of Fibromyalgia

By: Dr. Mark J Pellegrino, MD All of us involved with Fibromyalgia, either by treating it or having it, have come to appreciate how complicated this condition is. Fibromyalgia has different types and subsets.(1) More than one factor may be involved in causing it. Causes may be recognized, but the exact mechanism of how Fibromyalgia…

Miracle Fibromyalgia Medication For Patients Wins FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Fibromyalgia Medication, a mysterious disease characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances and depression. The agency yesterday gave its nod to Savella (milnacipran HCL), a type of antidepressant known as a dual selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI), according to drug makers New York City–based Forest Laboratories and Cypress Bioscience in San Diego. SSNRIs…

Difficulties With Phone Conversations in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

Have you come to hate talking on the telephone since you’ve had fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? It’s a common thing with people frequently saying they have an especially hard time focusing on phone conversations. Factors That Contribute to Phone Aversion So why is this? It hasn’t been studied, but several factors could contribute to this problem: When…

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved!

Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The…

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