It’s Not Fibromyalgia. Most Likely You are Not Aware

BY JULIA NELSON I stood in my closet this morning, looking around as though I’d never been there. I couldn’t remember what I was doing, why, or what I should do next. So I stood still, waiting for it to come to me. Moments before I had been violently panting like a wild animal, bent over…

Initial Symptoms of Fibromyalgia & Gallbladder

BY STELLA JONES Disclosure: We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post via affiliate links to products associated with content in this article. Today we talk about initial symptoms of fibromyalgia. If you are a fibromyalgia patient, you are likely experiencing widespread muscle and joint pain along with fatigue. However, the…

Global Fibromyalgia Therapeutics Market 2025 has huge growth in Industry| Pfizer, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Novartis AG and others

BY HIREN SAM  Recently, a fresh study highlighting the market snapshot of “Fibromyalgia Therapeutics Market: by Drug Class (Antidepressants [Duloxetine, Milnacipran, and Other Drugs], Antiepileptic’s [Gabapentin, Pregabalin, and Other Drugs], Muscle Relaxants, Analgesics, and Other Drugs), and by Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacy, Retail Pharmacy, and Online Pharmacy): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2019…

Living Well With Fibromyalgia

By Lynn Phipps, Guest Columnist In 2016, as a guest columnist for PNN, I shared my story of being diagnosed with fibromyalgia and the offending ways I was treated by the medical community for having an invisible illness. If my first column was about finding hope, then this one is about getting well and living…

Getting the Sleep You Need With Fibromyalgia

By Naomi Feuer, MD  Improving sleep quality often leads to a significant improvement in fibromyalgia symptoms. While most people with fibromyalgia can get to sleep at night, more than 90% have difficulty experiencing the deep sleep a person needs to wake up feeling refreshed. Some doctors see a connection between the fatigue, heightened sensitivity to pain, and…

Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn’t Imaginary

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with fibromyalgia have widespread inflammation in their brains, new research reveals. “Finding an objective neurochemical change in the brains of people who are used to being told that their problems are imaginary is pretty important,” explained senior study author Marco Loggia. He…

Fibromyalgia Linked to Gut Bacteria for First Time

Scientists have found a correlation between a disease involving chronic pain and alterations in the gut microbiome. Fibromyalgia affects 2-4 percent of the population and has no known cure. Symptoms include fatigue, impaired sleep and cognitive difficulties, but the disease is most clearly characterized by widespread chronic pain. In a paper published today in the…

THE CURE FOR FIBROMYALGIA YOUR DOCTOR DOES NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW

Many patients who suffer from unexplained pain are told by their doctors that the best thing that fibromyalgia could be. This statement can often be confusing for patients because of the belief about fibromyalgia, which is incurable widely accepted. However, the truth is that fibromyalgia can be cured if doctors know and treat the underlying cause. The…

The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and IBS

Overview Fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are disorders that both involve chronic pain. Fibromyalgia is a disorder of the nervous system. It’s characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain throughout the body. IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder. It’s characterized by: abdominal pain digestive discomfort alternating constipation and diarrhea The fibromyalgia and IBS connection According to the UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility…

First license 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…

It’s not fibromyalgia

I stood in my closet this morning, looking all over the place as though I had never been there. I could not recall what I was doing, what, or why I would do next. So I stood numb, waiting for it to come to me. Moments before I had been viciously wheezing like a wild…

Can Fibromyalgia Leads to Glomerulonephritis?

Autoimmune disease is a condition when the body’s immune system begins attacking healthy tissue and Fibromyalgia is strongly linked with it. And autoimmune disease can sometimes be deadly due to a condition called glomerulonephritis. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the possibility of developing autoimmune conditions when you have fibromyalgia and be aware…

How Humidity affect Fibromyalgia Patients

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

Fibromyalgia with psoriatic arthritis affects the treatment, according to a study

A recent study in the Journal of Rheumatology showed that patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and psoriatic arthritis (PA) may experience worse arthritic symptoms, and suggests that physicians should consider different ways of determining treatment plans for patients with both diseases than treatments unnecessary can be avoided.  The study, the effect of the presence of fibromyalgia…

Fibromyalgia and Emotional Sensitivity

Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster We all talk about the physical effects of fibromyalgia, but not to be overlooked are the mental and emotional effects. It is very common for fibro sufferers to experience a heightened emotional response. I am not a doctor or specialist of any kind, so I can not explain why this…