A VACCINE FOR THE TREATMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA?

If someone could give you a vaccine that would cure your fibromyalgia, would you do it? It may sound like a dream, but it’s closer to reality than you think. Los Angeles-based biomedical firm EpicGenetics is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a clinical trial next year to test the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin…

A Letter From Husband Whose Wife Have Fibromyalgia 

Author: Chandler Marrs, PhD   Fibromyalgia I’m a relatively healthy guy. Most of the aches and pains I experience are from doing stupid things in my youth, that are now showing up as I get older. My wife Bonnie and I just celebrated our 21st wedding anniversary. To look at her you’d think, first, she doesn’t look…

Government Told To Restrict Gabapentin And Pregabalin Availability

The prescription drugs gabapentin and pregabalin could soon be more tightly regulated in the UK, after Government advisors called for them to be classed as controlled drugs. The plan – which would see gabapentin and pregabalin categorised as ‘Class C’ drugs and placed under schedule 3 prescribing regulations – would mean the drugs cannot be…

To Everyone Who Lives Pain-Free, From a Girl With Chronic Pain

I didn’t ask for this and believe me, I don’t want it. I know you roll your eyes, even when you try and hide it. I know you think I’m exaggerating or being dramatic. But this is something I wouldn’t wish on anyone. You’re used to seeing me work and cook, clean, walk, go shopping…

30 low-cost fibromyalgia and chronic Lyme treatments

Chronic illness can be a huge financial drain. As someone who is living with fibromyalgia and chronic Lyme, most of the money I make from working part time is spent on my treatment. I hand over hundreds of dollars every month for the cleanest, healthiest food I can find. I spend way too much money on…

20 HELPFUL TIPS FOR CLEANING & ORGANIZING WHEN YOU’RE CHRONICALLY ILL

Disclaimer: One of the most important things I’ve learned about fibromyalgia and ME/CFS is there is a wide spectrum of disability among our patient groups. Some of us lead pretty normal lives in spite of the pain, fatigue and other symptoms, and some of us have symptoms so severe that we can’t get out of…

Please Fibro, I just Want a Good Night’s sleep….

Disrupted sleep is a major concern for anyone, but long term chronic insomnia is a major health concern.  It’s also a primary symptom of fibromyalgia.  Constant sleepless nights contribute to the degradation of brain and body functions, which just exasperates all the other symptoms fibromyalgia can throw at you.  So do you grab your doctor by the…

New Cannabis Pain Patch for Fibromyalgia and Diabetic Nerve Pain

Editor’s Note: The following story originally ran on National Pain Report on 11/12/16. It should be noted that the legitimacy of the company, Cannabis Science, has been criticized in the past. https://www.google.com/#q=cbis+fraud. A company specializing in cannabis-based medicines has developed two new medications for people with diabetic neuropathy nerve pain and fibromyalgia. The new pharmaceutical medications…

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