Category «Fibromyalgia»

Fibromyalgia Pain / Anesthetics Dermatology Body Aches Fibromyalgia and Itching: Causes and Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes widespread pain. One of the rare symptoms or side effects that may be linked to fibromyalgia is itching. So what is the connection between the two? Fibromyalgia is thought to affect about 5 million Americans aged 18 years and over. The most common symptoms of fibromyalgia include extensive pain, …

Fibromyalgia: Pain Management with Cannabis proved superior than Big Pharma Drugs

Being diagnosed with fibromyalgia means that you can say goodbye to any semblance of a normal life. It is a serious debilitating condition characterized by constant muscle pain and fatigue, symptoms which are usually accompanied by headaches, difficulty sleeping, and widespread joint pains. Because of the severity of the condition, people with fibromyalgia also tend …

Acute effects of physical exercise on the serum insulin-like growth factor system in women with fibromyalgia.

BACKGROUND Increased Serum insulin-like growth factor-1 (S-IGF-1) has been noted after physical activity in healthy subjects, while the acute release of S-IGF-1 in relation to exercise has not previously been studied in women with fibromyalgia (FM). S-IGF-1 and its binding protein (S-IGFBP-3) are mediated by growth hormone and have anabolic effects on the skeletal muscle. …

Fibromyalgia: Doubling up to fight pain

Queen’s University researcher Ian Gilron has uncovered a more effective way of treating fibromyalgia, a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain typically accompanied by fatigue, as well as sleep, mood and memory problems. The results of the trial suggest that combining pregabalin, an anti-seizure drug, with duloxetine, an antidepressant, can safely improve outcomes in …

Young Adults with Fibromyalgia and History of Trauma Show More Psychological Problems, Study Finds

Young adults with juvenile-onset fibromyalgia (JFM) who have a history of trauma have higher rates of psychological disturbances, according to a study titled “Clinical profiles of young adults with juvenile-onset fibromyalgia with and without a history of trauma.” The study compared JFM patients with and without a history of trauma over eight years, and the …

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