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7 Triggers That Might Cause a Fibromyalgia Flare-Up

  By: Starla Rich Fibromyalgia Triggers to Avoid Those of us dealing with fibro sometimes wonder if anyone truly understands us, and we are often put off by the topic of flare-ups because truth be told, each day has its own degree of obstacles and the notion of flare-ups is relative to the person dealing […]

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Warm Water Therapy for Fibromyalgia May Help Pain

By: Starla Rich Fibromyalgia and Water Therapy Water TherapySpring is here — the time of year when life begins to stir again and activities increase as people make their way outdoors. This can be scary and frustrating for those dealing with fibromyalgia. As much as we want to participate, some days, it takes all one […]

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Infection As One Possible Cause Of Fibromyalgia

By: Dr. Mark J Pellegrino, MD All of us involved with Fibromyalgia, either by treating it or having it, have come to appreciate how complicated this condition is. Fibromyalgia has different types and subsets.(1) More than one factor may be involved in causing it. Causes may be recognized, but the exact mechanism of how Fibromyalgia […]

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High-pressure oxygen can effectively treat fibromyalgia

Source:American Friends of Tel Aviv University Summary:Women with fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome, were able to drastically reduce, or even eliminate, their use of pain medication following hyperbaric oxygen treatment, according to new research.. The researchers also believe they have identified the primary factor causing fibromyalgia: the disruption of the brain mechanism for processing pain. […]

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New Cannabis Pain Patch for Fibromyalgia and Nerve Pain

Via- Pain Medication A company specializing in cannabis-based medicines has developed two new medications for people with diabetic neuropathy nerve pain and fibromyalgia. The new pharmaceutical medications will be in the form of a transdermal patch that is a medicated adhesive patch placed on the skin to deliver a specific dose of medication through the skin […]

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10 Things All Fibromyalgia Patients Should Have

By: Sarah Borien Fibromyalgia Products to Have on Hand Most fibromyalgia patients don’t find themselves cash-rich and time-poor. Instead, we spend a lot of time resting (and by ‘resting’ I mean sitting and being frustrated) and we don’t have a lot of money to throw around on one health gimmick or another. Today I thought […]

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Why Do People Doubt Fibromyalgia Is Real? Scientific Fact

By: Sarah Borien “Is Fibromyalgia Real?” Dealing With People Who Doubt Your Medical Condition Exists In the last seven years, I’ve noticed a positive change in the way people respond to hearing I have fibromyalgia. Admittedly it’s a teeny tiny change, but more people have heard of it or know someone with it — even […]

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How Many People are Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia?

By: Wyatt Redd If you’re suffering from fibromyalgia, you might feel sometimes like you’re completely alone. You might feel like no one seems to understand or even know about your condition. And if you haven’t found a good support group or internet community to belong to, you might feel like there aren’t even that many […]

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Can Amalgam Fillings Contribute to Fibromyalgia?

By: Wyatt Redd If you struggle with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia long enough, you’ll eventually hear a lot of different theories about what causes it. People have suggested that fibromyalgia is actually caused by everything from toxic mold to humid climates. And while some of these theories have more of a scientific basis than others, sometimes […]

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12 Ways to Fight and Cope With Fibromyalgia Fatigue, Pain and Stress

By: Starla Rich Coping With FibromyalgiaSixteen years ago, my life forever changed not in the way I expected. However with time, patience, research and support, I learned how to navigate my “new normal” better. Coping with fibromyalgia is always a work in progress as our bodies change and the conditions associated with FMS evolve in […]