More women have fibromyalgia than breast cancer

In 2001, Emily Shaules was an active and happy 25-year-old lawyer who lived in Chicago when a casual movement of her hair triggered a sudden and unbearable snap in her neck. Fearing that he had torn or whipped his neck, he went to the emergency room, where he was diagnosed with a muscle tug, prescribed Vicodin…

New cannabis patch for fibromyalgia pain and diabetic nerve pain treatment

A company specializing in cannabis-based medications has developed two new medications for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain and diabetic nerve pain. A transdermal patch is placed on the skin and bloodstream for the medication of fibromyalgia pain and diabetic nerve pain. The patches promote healing of an injured area of ​​the body. In comparison with other types…

Fibromyalgia: an inflammation of the brain demonstrated for the first time.

The generalized inflammation in the brain of fibromyalgia patients has just been identified. A real progress in relation to this little known and little recognized disease. For the first time, researchers discovered a generalized inflammation of the brain in patients with fibromyalgia  *  , a little known condition. What to develop new therapies. His report was published in the journal  Brain,…

Five Common ‘No No’s’ for People With Fibromyal

By Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. Dear Readers, Here are five common “no no’s” people mistakenly do when trying to manage fibromyalgia. Do any sound like you? 1. Exercising too much or too little Fibromyalgia reflects an energy crisis in your body, so you can only exercise to a certain point. Beyond that, you get what is called…

Possible Culprit of Fibromyalgia Found in a Study : Microglial Activation

A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers – collaborating with a team at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden – has documented for the first time widespread inflammation in the brains of patients with the poorly understood condition called fibromyalgia. Their report has been published online in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. “We don’t have…

FIBROMIALGIA Crying the person who was before a chronic illness

Sitting at the end of my bed, I suddenly hit the chest like a ton of bricks. My lips tremble, I feel a lump in my throat and I have to stop before the tears flow. I have trouble putting on my socks and, quickly, I remember that my life is gone and it will never…

Sudden and Unexpected Death in Chronic Pain and Patients with Fibromyalgia

Sudden and unexpected death can occur in a patient with severe chronic pain, and the terminal event may not be related to medical therapy. Fortunately, sudden death is not as commonly observed in patients with pain as in recent years, probably due to better access to at least some treatment. Sudden death still occurs, however, and professionals…

The prince did not die of pain pills: he died of severe chronic pain

The media can’t look so that their stories about Prince are fine. As the news source is full of stories with the word   Prince   and drug addiction, not many of them present the word chronic pain. Several reports show that Prince had suffered years with fibromyalgia pain and severe chronic pain in the hips due to accumulated injuries during…

Fibromyalgia and sciatica pain: Can one affect the other?

Fibromyalgia and sciatica pain: Does one cause the other? Sciatica pain and fibromyalgia often coexist in the same person, but may require different treatments and pain management options. Fibromyalgia itself is known to cause pain in various regions of the body. Many of those who live with fibromyalgia can also have secondary diagnoses when symptoms overlap with…

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