Fibromyalgia carrier cards are beginning to be made

MANHUAÇU (MG) – The cards for people who have Fibromyalgia are already being made. The first of these is from the Lessandra Sonia da Silva syndrome, a voluntary leader of the National Association of Fibromyalgia and Correlated Diseases (ANFIBRO) in Minas Gerais. This Tuesday (11), she was in the office of the mayor of Manhuaçu,…

Fibromyalgia and Exercise

If you have fibromyalgia with painful tender points, deep muscle pain, and fatigue, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. Yet, exercise may be just what the doctor ordered. Whether it’s daily walks, stretching, swimming, yoga, tai chi, or Pilates, low-impact exercise programs can keep you fit in spite of your fibromyalgia and…

A transgender adolescent with chronic pain, depression, and PTSD

X, a 17-year-old Mexican-American transgender male (assigned female at birth) experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) 4 years ago and subsequently developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I came to treat X at a pediatric outpatient psychiatric clinic after he developed physiologic dysregulation of his nervous system and began to experience panic attacks, major depressive disorder,…

23 TRUTHS PEOPLE WITH FIBROMYALGIA WISH OTHERS UNDERSTOOD

Symptoms come and go, and no cure exists, but experts have found a number of treatments that may help improve functionality. Fibromyalgia is more prevalent in women, and research indicates there could be a genetic component as well. But despite the large number of people who live with it, the average person knows very little about fibromyalgia….

How Amitriptyline May Help People With Fibromyalgia

Over the years, various medications have undergone evaluation for use in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Those medications include muscle relaxants, corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), sedatives and tricylic antidepressants. Tricylic antidepressants actually have some history in the treatment of fibromyalgia. In fact, several of these antidepressants are used in the treatment of the condition. Nortriptyline,…

How Fibromyalgia Affect Your Legs

Fibromyalgia’s characterizing trademark is boundless agony, including leg torment. Leg torment and fibromyalgia may differ from individual to individual, yet can present as sharp agony, a dull hurt, profound torment, or a greater amount of a throbbing sensation. Leg torment and fibromyalgia associations Leg torment identified with fibromyalgia may create in the ligaments, muscles, or…

Fibromyalgia is now considered a lifelong disease of the central nervous system

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and is still largely unknown. It is now considered a permanent disorder of the central nervous system responsible for the increase in pain caused by the body. Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, examined the neurological basis of fibromyalgia at a plenary…

What You Need To Know About Duloxetine For Fibromyalgia

Duloxetine is one of the medications approved by FDA for treating fibromyalgia. It is sometimes referred to as Cymbalta, the brand name of the drug. Here is what you need to know about duloxetine for fibromyalgia. What is Duloxetine? Duloxetine is a type of antidepressant which falls under the class of serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)….

Surprising Symptoms of Fibromyalgia. Some of them we never noticed.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease known to cause widespread pain, fatigue and mental confusion. However, the disease is complex, can cause a multitude of symptoms and is often accompanied by comorbid conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or chronic fatigue syndrome. Since fibromyalgia was formally recognized only a few decades ago, doctors are still…

DOCTOR MOCKS AND LAUGHS AT PATIENT SUFFERING ANXIETY ATTACK

“He was on medication for his anxiety but was off his meds for two days because he couldn’t get to the pharmacy before it closed,” his father, Donald Bardwell, told The Mercury News. His condition got so bad that he collapsed during a basketball practice on his first day of summer basketball class after suffering a…

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