5 More of My Favorite Things for Fibromyalgia and Lyme Relief

By Donna Gregory Burch. In 2016, I shared a few of my favorite things for relieving fibromyalgia symptoms. That article is still one of the most popular ones on my blog, FedUpwithFatigue.com. A lot has happened in two years, so I think it’s time to publish an updated list. Below are some of my current favorites for managing…

Savella May Reduce Pain, Alter Brain Activity in Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Suggests

Treatment with Savella (milnacipran, by Allergan) may reduce pain sensitivity and increase activity in pain-related brain regions of patients with fibromyalgia. The study, “Using fMRI to evaluate the effects of milnacipran on central pain processing in patients with fibromyalgia,” appeared in the Scandinavian Journal of Pain. Savella, although not used to treat depression, acts like an antidepressant. It is one…

Fibromyalgia, pain and disability.

When you are sick with fibromyalgia, it seems as if a part of you leaves to never return again. Remember how you were before and that sometimes makes you fall into a well that is quite difficult to get out of. They can be diseases that are obvious in the eyes of others, or as…

Being on Disability Does Not Mean I’m ‘Lazy’ or ‘Lucky’

I have been told the following quotes recently after people finding out I’m on disability: 1. “You’re so lazy, you don’t do anything all day.” 2. “You’re so lucky to not have to work.” 3. “Man, I wish I had your problem.”   I hear these on a regular basis. I suffer from debilitating chronic pain as well as…

Did you know that there are 4 types of fibromyalgia?

The subject that I bring to them seemed interesting to me and for that reason I share them with you, so I go into the subject; We all have an idea that what we have is called Fibromyalgia (FM), but it is possible that not all of us know that science to this day, has…

THE FIBROMYALGIA NOW CONSIDERS AS A DISORDER OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM OF WHOLE LIFE

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disease behind osteoarthritis and, although still widely misunderstood, it is now considered to be a life-long nervous system disorder that is responsible for the amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it. Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Michigan,…

Fibromyalgia: “I am 41 years old and I live in the body of an old man”.

He is always tired and hurt all the time. Patrick Schutz Neuchatel fibromyalgia – an invisible condition is not recognized by disability insurance. The pain, the pain, the pain simply Patrick Schuts (41) Neuchatel always feels that he has the flu – he has no fever, fatigue, but with a great advantage. He would like…

Heartbreaking letter of a woman suffering from Bristol debilitating disease Fibromyalgia

What happens when your life begins to fall apart? For 23-year-old Peyton Connor, who happened last May when she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The long-term chronic condition can cause increased sensitivity to pain, extreme fatigue, difficulty sleeping and memory loss. After suffering a collapse at work at the end of 2015, several tests revealed that…

Do you lose strength in your hands? Those who suffer from fibromyalgia

A common characteristic that most people with fibromyalgia present is the widespread pain that affects a large part of the body. This disturbing symptom is usually accompanied by morning stiffness, numbness in the hands and feet, tingling and numbness, sleep disturbances, and especially a feeling of fatigue and fatigue that accompanies them during the day….

“INVISIBLE”: THE FILM ON FIBROMYALGIA IS PRODUCED

Nick Demos, producer and film director awarded with Tony, has a mission: he wants to bring the diagnosis, treatment and consequences of fibromyalgia to life in the conscience of the world. He is personally affected by fibromyalgia: his mother, a woman who lives with fibromyalgia, has found lack of relief from pain, social ramifications and…