Category «Fibromyalgia»

Fibromyalgia Research – It’s Worse than Chronic Pain Alone but Exercise Helps

The disease burden on Fibromyalgia patients is worse than it is for chronic pain patients without fibromyalgia. An online study of 472 U.S. patients released in the May 16 online issue of Pain Practice showed that Fibro patients – quite simply – have it tougher. They take more pain medication and have poorer health status, …

9 Common Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia And What To Do If You’re Diagnosed

Today is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which raises awareness for a chronic disorder that impacts an estimated five million adults in the United States, and is characterized by widespread pain and tenderness, often accompanied by fatigue, impaired memory and other physical issues. The condition may occur with other chronic pain conditions, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid …

Home Remedies for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also known as fibrositis or fibromyositis, is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain. It is far more common in women than men. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is still unclear. Possible causes and risk factors are genetics, hormonal disturbances, trauma to the brain or spinal cord, surgery, rheumatic diseases, viral infections, disturbed sleep …

10 Causes Of Fibromyalgia Your Doctor Doesn't Know About

It’s estimated that fibromyalgia affects approximately 10 million people in the United States. Fibromyalgia is classically characterized by chronic pain, particularly muscle pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, brain fog or cognitive impairment, depression and painful tender points throughout the body. Conventional medicine has yet to uncover the cause of fibromyalgia and only offers management of symptoms …

Fibromyalgia Plus The Top Ten Strains to Treat It

A new study, conducted by Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles from the Montreal General Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada, examined the relationship between medical marijuana and the alleviation of fibromyalgia symptoms. “According to the study, approximately 10% of patients suffering from fibromyalgia use medical marijuana to ease their symptoms. Other studies show …