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…

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Jaw Pain?

Fibromyalgia and Jaw Pain Fibromyalgia causes much pain all throughout the body, as we are all too well aware. Does that include the jaw? Or is jaw pain caused by an entirely different condition? Fibromyalgia typically comes with an extensive list of companion illnesses. One common condition seen in those of us with fibromyalgia is…

Why is Cannabis Perfect Treatment for Fibromyalgia?

62% of fibromyalgia patients found significant relief with medical marijuana. Is this more evidence of cannabinoid deficiencies? If you feel pain all over your body, coupled with fatigue, insomnia, and emotional/mental distress, there’s a strong possibility that you are one of the four million American adults (conservative estimate) suffering from fibromyalgia. Although the cause of the…

The Difference Between Fibromyalgia and Muscular Pain, and Ways to Treat Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is an extremely unpleasant condition that leads to pain throughout the body, exhaustion, difficulty sleeping, trouble remembering things, and mood swings. Though this condition is still not entirely understood, medical researchers theorize that it occurs when something goes wrong in the brain and causes it to overreact to minor signals from the nerves in…

14 Bra Brands Women With Fibromyalgia Recommend

When you’re dealing with the skin sensitivities and widespread pain of fibromyalgia, the last thing you probably want to do is put on a bra. If you’re at home, wearing several layers or have a small chest, you may feel totally comfortable skipping a bra entirely — and that’s great! But for many women, there are…

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