Fibromyalgia

Effects of Fibromyalgia On Legs. Connection between Fibro and Leg Pain

Effects of Fibromyalgia On Legs. Connection between Fibro and Leg Pain

By: Kythy Jhone   Leg Pain And Fibromyalgia – The Connection 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 […]

by · August 25, 2017 · 0 comments · Fibromyalgia
Low-Dose Naltrexone: A Miracle Therapy for Fibromyalgia, Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders?

Low-Dose Naltrexone: A Miracle Therapy for Fibromyalgia, Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders?

A little known therapy is gaining ground in treating some of our most devastating disorders and diseases: low-dose naltrexone (LDN). Originally used to help heroin and opiate addicts overcome their addiction, naltrexone works by attaching to the opioid receptors in the brain, which in turn blocks the “high” of the drugs. But it also hinders the body’s own feel-good endorphins […]

by · August 24, 2017 · 1 comment · Fibromyalgia
Body pain. Computer artwork showing pain (represented by the red areas) in six different body areas. From top left to lower right, the body areas are: the neck, ankle, head, knee, lower back and wrist.

The 3 Types of Fibromyalgia Pain and Its Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition. It remains one of the hardest illness to be diagnosed as it surfaces as different types of pain and symptoms in different individuals. Its symptoms aside, experts explain the three types of fibromyalgia pain: Hyperalgesia, Allodynia and Painful Paresthesia. Hyperalgesia   This medical term refers to an excess of pain associated with fibromyalgia. Hyperalgesia is […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 1 comment · Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia Neck Pain:  When Fibromyalgia Becomes a Pain in the Neck

Fibromyalgia Neck Pain: When Fibromyalgia Becomes a Pain in the Neck

As with many other common symptoms, fibromyalgia neck pain can really be frustrating. I know, I say it often…fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and stiffness and can affect nearly any part of the body, but neck pain is still one of the more noticeable symptoms. We use our neck muscles for hundreds of small daily activities, including turning our head when someone […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Fibromyalgia
When Chronic Pain Pushes Me to Take My Anger Out on Loved Ones

When Chronic Pain Pushes Me to Take My Anger Out on Loved Ones

I can remember being a little girl and getting yelled at by my mother for no particular reason. My mother has always been loving and kind, so for her to yell at me was a pretty big deal. My dad would always tell me, “Be patient with Mommy, she’s in a lot of pain.” As a kid, I recall that […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia: Surviving an invisible misery

Fibromyalgia: Surviving an invisible misery

By SANDEE LAMOTTE , CNN (CNN) – Do you ache all over? Do you find yourself exhausted even after a full night’s sleep? Does just the slightest touch on certain spots on your body make you want to scream in pain? You could have fibromyalgia, a painful musculoskeletal disease characterized by widespread muscle pain, oversensitivity to common pain, extreme fatigue and […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Fibromyalgia
Me vs. Fibromyalgia: 25 Facts for Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: 25 Facts for Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

This Friday marks the 25th anniversary of National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. It’s interesting to me that on one hand, we’ve come so far: Fibromyalgia (FM) has been legitimized, testing has improved, and safer treatments are replacing dangerous meds. On the other hand, there are many who still don’t believe that FM is real. In honor of National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Fibromyalgia
Could Vitamin D Be a Lifesaver for Fibromyalgia Pain?

Could Vitamin D Be a Lifesaver for Fibromyalgia Pain?

Fibromyalgia can be a very debilitating condition. It is characterized by extreme fatigue and sleep disorders, cognitive difficulties and headaches, but especially for the pain of fibromyalgia that affects soft tissues rather than the joints. Often there are multiple trigger points that are sensitive to touch. The cause of fibromyalgia is unclear. There may be an underlying genetic susceptibility, and may have infections […]

by · August 21, 2017 · 0 comments · Fibromyalgia
New Cannabis Patch To Treat Fibromyalgia And Diabetic Nerve Pain Revealed

New Cannabis Patch To Treat Fibromyalgia And Diabetic Nerve Pain Revealed

In this day and age, most people are aware of the powerful medicinal benefits of Cannabis. Cannabis is being studied in almost every aspect for its benefits against cancer. But this new method of cannabis treatment is some serious medical technology. A company that specializes in the medicinal powers of marijuana have invented a new method of cannabis treatment. They have created transdermal […]

by · August 21, 2017 · 1 comment · Fibromyalgia
Danielle Lloyd’s mum Jackie on her fibromyalgia diagnosis: ‘It’s a silent illness. Nobody can actually see you’re ill’

Danielle Lloyd’s mum Jackie on her fibromyalgia diagnosis: ‘It’s a silent illness. Nobody can actually see you’re ill’

When Danielle Lloyd’s mum Jackie’s body started to change six years ago she initially put it down to the menopause, however four years later she was diagnosed with debilitating disease fibromyalgia. The condition, which causes pain all over the body, has affected every aspect of Jackie’s life. “Some days I can’t even get out of bed,” she told Lorraine. Danielle, […]

by · August 20, 2017 · 1 comment · Fibromyalgia