10 causes of Fibromyalgia that get overlooked Everyone Must Know

Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a neurological condition characterized by a variety of symptoms, but most pertinently, by widespread pain in “tender points” throughout the body. The causes of the syndrome are largely a mystery, which makes both diagnosis and treatment a challenge. Nonetheless, the syndrome is widespread, affecting more than 10 million people in the United …

10 Early Warning Symptoms of Fibromyalgia You Must Know

Fibromyalgia patients complain of a myriad of symptoms associated with pain throughout the entire body. Here are the ten most common symptoms of fibromyalgia… 1. Pain Pain is the definitive symptom of fibromyalgia, but it can present itself in different ways, and in different parts of the body. Some people complain of constant stabbing pain …

10 Facts About Fibromyalgia Most People Don't Know

Fibromyalgia pain is real, frustrating, and frightening. How to spot fibromyalgia symptoms and get the help you need.   No, you’re not crazy… Fibromyalgia pain is real—just ask the 6 million Americans who deal with it every day. But that doesn’t mean your doctors or friends will always believe you. In fact, it can take …

Top 5 Dietary Remedies for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, a chronic disease that causes pain and swelling in more than a dozen points all over the body, affects as many as 5 million people. Because doctors are still unsure of the cause of fibromyalgia, treatment can be frustrating (and often a process of trial and error). “Fibromyalgia symptoms are only about 30% amenable …

Top 10 Home Remedies for Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Also known as Crohn syndrome and regional enteritis, this chronic disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. According to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Crohn’s disease affects as many as 700,000 Americans, including both men and women. It can …

10 Common Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a painful inflammatory condition that affects between 400,000 and 600,000 individuals in North America alone. It is caused by a combination of factors- bacterial, environmental, immunological, and genetic. In Crohn’s disease, the affected persons immune system attacks the intestines. It was previously thought of as an autoimmune disease, but recent study has …

How to Work Closely With Your Crohn's Doctor

Crohn’s disease is a complicated medical condition. Finding the most effective Crohn’s treatments is usually the result of working closely with your doctor, most likely a gastroenterologist, a specialist in diseases of the digestive system. You and your gastroenterologist will monitor your condition together. If you have questions or concerns about any of your Crohn’s …

Depression and the Emotional Side of Crohn’s Disease

Living with Crohn’s disease and continually having to manage Crohn’s symptoms can take an emotional toll on you — and even lead to depression. But taking control of your Crohn’s can help alleviate stress and prevent or ease feelings of depression. Crohn’s and Depression: How to Manage Emotions When you have a chronic illness like Crohn’s, it’s …