Please Don’t Compare My Chronically Ill Body to Healthy Bodies

Margret Norddahl Chronic Illness Our community talks about chronic illness with compassion and without judgment. Being chronically ill is heartbreaking. Having to listen to other people’s “advice” is exhausting, especially when it mostly consists of “Have you tried…?”or “This person is/has/was/… and X healed them!” It all makes my skin crawl with annoyance. Worst of all though…

When Fibromyalgia Causes Me to Have Panic Attacks

Elaine Rush Fibromyalgia Share your experience with fibromyalgia and connect with people who support you. For me, fibromyalgia also means anxiety and panic attacks. I don’t talk about them a lot as I don’t want to worry my loved ones. When they start, I feel hot and my chest feels tight. From there it escalates into a full-on head-spinning,…

Good News: First Licence Granted to Treat Pain with Medicinal Cannabis

License to treat pain with medicinal cannabis given the go ahead. A license to treat chronic pain with medicinal cannabis has been granted here for the first time, it has emerged. A 3-month agreement was given the green light by the Department of Health to use Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) people in constant agony. THC is the…

The 6 Different Stages of Fibromyalgia. What’s Your Stage?

When being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, one of the first thoughts to go through your head is, ‘Is this illness progressive?’ Many Doctors have done research into whether Fibromyalgia is a progressive illness like it’s sister illnesses MS and Lupus. However the jury is still out on this and many doctors will tell you that Fibro is…

Cannabis Could Be Reversing Damage to Arthritic Joints

Patients report that cannabis puts arthritis into remission, so the Arthritis Society funds the research to find out if it’s true. There’s good news for the 54 million people who suffer from arthritis: A study commissioned by The Arthritis Society is investigating avenues toward developing breakthrough therapies using medical cannabis. Canadian researcher, Dr. Jason McDougall, received a Strategic Operating…

Abuse is the main cause of fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a pain disorder, with symptoms ranging from muscle pain and numbness in the extremities to sleep disorders. Inflammation and the body’s reaction to stress through the complex interactions between the brain and other organs play a role in fibromyalgia. It can be difficult to avoid the tensions that modern life throws at us, but certainly…

How does it feel to live with Fibromyalgia pain?

The world is growing so rapidly in a variety of things. We can communicate with people all over the world just in seconds. We have access to markets across the oceans as well. One small device can connect us with the world. However, a lot of things are there that still seems to be a…

Fibromyalgia treatment by Low Dose Naltrexone

It is so much difficult to live every single day with pain. Unfortunately, there are many cases of chronic pain in which there is no cure. Any area of the human body can be affected by chronic pain. This pain can last for days, months and even years. People who have a disease related to…

Most painful points in fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is known to be a very painful and chronic disease and there are some guidelines for anyone diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Doctors will do a lot of tests and exams that ranges from some blood tests to every single examination of the symptoms to determine if the person is having fibromyalgia or not. Identifying pressure…

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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