Home remedies for fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that is characterized by causing widespread severe pain and fatigue, to the point of interfering with the person’s daily activities. Like arthritis, fibromyalgia is considered a rheumatic condition because it affects the muscles and ligaments. However, unlike arthritis, fibromyalgia does not damage tissues or cause inflammation. It is likely that…

The announcement of Lady Gaga’s fibromyalgia gives voice to millions of patients

Logan, Utah. Statement by Sharon Waldrop, Vice President of the National Association of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain on Lady Gaga’s recent announcement that she suffers from the disease: “We congratulate Lady Gaga for the incredibly brave act of revealing her diagnosis of fibromyalgia. By sharing her story with the world, she is giving voice to…

How humidity affects patients with fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is primarily known for the pain, fatigue and discomfort it causes a person, and several factors can increase the risk of having it or increase pain. Many patients reported being exposed to different types of weather conditions, which made them feel more pain. For example, being outside on a sunny day, or if it…

Rheumatology and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shutterstock/ Image Point Fr If you’ve had fibromyalgia for a while, you’ve no doubt come across the phrase “rheumatology” at some point. But as with so many things in the world of fibromyalgia, you might not have learned much about it before your diagnosis. But visiting a doctor who specializes in rheumatology is pretty…

Can Physical Therapy Help With Fibromyalgia?

Image: U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham Physical therapy can accomplish some amazing things. It can give people suffering from degenerative diseases years of extra mobility, it can help people who’ve had strokes regain some of the skills they need to live productive lives, and it’s often the first step in helping people…

7 Ways HighTechCBD Helps With Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in Cannabis, which is also known as marijuana. Along with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is one of two main cannabinoids that are present in the hemp plant, and between the two, CBD is the one that will not get you high (THC is what causes the psychoactive effects when…

Mental Health and Fibromyalgia

Image: Pxhere Life can be a struggle for anyone. But when you have a chronic illness like fibromyalgia, it can sometimes seem unbearable. And often, managing the mental health aspect of a chronic illness can be just as important as the physical aspect. After all, the mental health struggles that people with fibromyalgia endure can…

New Treatment For Fibromyalgia: Duloxetine

Source: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Study demonstrates effectiveness of the antidepressant duloxetine for improving symptoms and relieving pain. Fibromyalgia is a chronic, incapacitating musculoskeletal disorder. Nearly six times more common in women than in men, fibromyalgia is marked by widespread body pain and muscle tenderness, often accompanied by headaches, sleep disturbances, and fatigue. While…

IS FIBROMYALGIA DUE TO A NEURONTIN OR LYRICA DEFICIENCY

/0 Comments/in Drug Side Effects, drugs for fibromyalgia,Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia treatments, Uncategorized / Neurontin (Gabapentin) like its kissing cousin Lyrica (pregabalin) are antiepileptic drugs commonly used for treating neuropathic pain, usually defined as pain due to damage to nerves. This would include post herpetic neuralgia (persistent pain experienced in an area previously affected by shingles), painful complications of diabetes, nerve injury pain,…