Fibromyalgia:Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

BY:Gloria Shannon Sitting at the end of my bed, it suddenly thumps me across the chest like a ton of bricks. My lip trembles, I can feel the lump in my throat and I have to stop myself before the tears flow. I’m struggling to put on my socks and quickly I’m reminded that my…

Home Treatment of Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Fibromyalgia and More

One of the worst emotions pain patients can feel is helplessness. In the face of severe pain, whether from low back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, migraine and tension headaches, or other chronic pain conditions, when the medications don’t work, don’t do enough or cause intolerable side effects, patients can feel helpless to ease their suffering….

New Fibromyalgia Blood Test Boasts 94 Percent Accuracy

iQuity, a Nashville-based data science company, is now offering a blood test to aid in the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. The IsolateFibromyalgia test relies on RNA gene expression to identify fibromyalgia, a disorder of unknown origin that causes body-wide pain, fatigue, cognitive issues and other debilitating symptoms. “RNA analysis is a cutting-edge tool for doctors that has great…

Eight signs of fibromyalgia usually people ignore. # 2 is pretty strange

By: Dr. John Regan Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disorder that is characterized by generalized pain, among other symptoms. It can cause significant pain and fatigue, which interferes with a person’s ability to carry out their daily activities. Although the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, it is estimated that it affects 5 million Americans over…

Did you know that there are 4 types of fibromyalgia?

Hello again; greetings to each and every one of my readers, I thank you for the reception that my previous article had on the special exercises for fibromyalgia patients, thank you for sharing it in your networks and for the good comments. Now, the subject that I bring to them seemed interesting to me and…

NEWS: Fibromyalgia is Now Declared as a Long-Term Condition

Reproduced Amended Version of Story By Marie-Louise Connolly BBC News NI Health Correspondent, Additional Information and detailed is added. Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder after osteoarthritis. Still, it is hard to judge the fibromyalgia prior, as its symptoms vary. This situation affects mostly women than men. It is categorized by the pain in…

Fibromyalgia — an invisible disease with a devastating toll

The public revelation by Lady Gaga that she has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia has given renewed voice to the more than six million Americans who currently suffer from the illness. As an advocate who has worked on this issue for decades, I was happy to see this illness, and chronic pain in general, thrust into…

Two New Drugs for Fibromyalgia That Actually Work

Regular readers know I’m very skeptical about the claims of new drugs, especially those advertised on TV with a voice at the end of the commercial reading the side effects at the speed of a tobacco auctioneer (I always listen carefully for “death,” that ultimate side effect). You’ll see no commercials for either Savella or…