Category «Fibromyalgia»

World expert in chronic fatigue to share research findings in Nelson

supplied Chronic fatigue syndrome expert Dr Charles Lapp will share his latest findings in Nelson. An international expert in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia is visiting Nelson next week to talk about how the debilitation conditions can be managed. Dr Charles Lapp​ has spent more than 25 years studying, treating and researching treatment for chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Nelson GP Janice …

Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia? Why You Now Should Be Tested for Lyme Disease

 It seems everywhere you turn, you hear about a celebrity being diagnosed with Lyme disease, from Avril Lavigne to Desperate Housewives star Yolanda Foster. I remember watching a Good Morning America video in which Lavigne talks about doctors dismissing her symptoms and saying she was depressed, stressed or faking symptoms. Lavigne broke down on camera and described how at one …

Fibromyalgia Mystery No Cure With Legalized Drugs but Marijuana Still Proves Effective

The mystery that is Fibromyalgia has long kept pharmaceutical companies from being able to create a legalized prescription drug that is effective, but for those who suffer from the syndrome it seems that marijuana still proves to be the most effective. In fact, research studies have long shown that marijuana is the best treatment for …

Life with fibromyalgia (My experience)

/ The Spectrum The Spectrum On any given day, I experience widespread, chronic pain that ranges from mild to debilitating. I have fibromyalgia: a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread muscle pain, heightened pain response to pressure, extreme fatigue, altered sleep, poor memory and impaired concentration. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about two years ago. …

MY MOM HAS FIBROMYALGIA. READING THIS MADE ME CRY FOR HER

Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today. Yet, chronic pain and chronic illnesses are often invisible. In many cases there are no casts, visible rashes or runny nose involved. Chronic pain sufferers often appear “normal,” perhaps only a bit more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic headaches for four-and-a-half years and from chronic hip …