16 Secret Side Effects I’ve Kept from my Friends

I can’t stress enough that one of the most effective ways of managing my condition is by keeping a poised and positive mindset. This has taken years of practice and focus to achieve. While some have shared their opinion that this attitude is unrealistic or disingenuous, for me, it’s the key to success. In past…

Fibromyalgia now considered as a lifelong central nervous system disorder

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is responsible for amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it. Daniel Clauw, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, University of Michigan, analyzed the neurological…

12 TIPS FOR DEALING WITH PEOPLE IN PAIN

1. People with chronic pain seem unreliable (we can’t count on ourselves). When feeling better we promise things (and mean it); when in serious pain, we may not even show up. 2. An action or situation may result in pain several hours later, or even the next day. Delayed pain is confusing to people who…

Stress and Relaxation Techniques: What the Science Says

Anxiety Studies have shown relaxation techniques may produce modest, short-term reduction of anxiety in people with ongoing health problems such as heart disease or inflammatory bowel disease, and in those who are having medical procedures such as breast biopsies or dental treatment. Relaxation techniques have also been shown to be useful for older adults with…

Few Differences in Fibromyalgia Between Men & Women

  Fibromyalgia is remarkably more common in women than it is in men, but when it comes to feeling its effects, there is little difference between the sexes, according to results of a new study published in the journal Pain Research and Management. Fibromyalgia is a poorly understood disorder characterized by deep tissue pain, fatigue, depression…

10 Healthy Foods That Are Great Sources of Iron

Iron Is Essential for Metabolism, Muscles, and Normal Bodily Functions On the off chance that you’ve been told you’re not getting enough iron in your eating routine, you are not the only one. Press inadequacy is the most well-known nutritious lack all around — particularly among kids and pregnant ladies — and the main supplement…

Let’s Try This New Rose Patels

When I strolled into the bloom shop to get a few roses, I practically made an exceptionally costly blunder. Despite the fact that Sasha secured what gave off an impression of being a completely in place ascended for her exhibition, I couldn’t be so certain I’d nail these blunts on the initial couple of tries….

Life with Fibromyalgia Chest Pain

Fibromyalgia chest pain can be one of the scariest symptoms of fibromyalgia because it may feel like you are having a heart attack and cause you great concern. This kind of pain can stop you in your tracks. It can have you wondering “is this life threatening?” Because fibromyalgia is complex, it is important to…

GABAPENTIN, OR ‘JOHNNYS,’ PRESCRIPTION DRUG BEING ABUSED, REPORT SAYS

By: Scripps National Desk Via – Newschannel5 Copyright Getty Images There’s a medication that treats multiple disorders that has some worried about its potential to be abused and lead to addiction. Gabapentin, also known as “Johnnys,” is prescribed for epilepsy, mood disorders, nerve pain and more. Research indicates purchases of gabapentin on the black market are on the rise….