Computer Model Identifies Four Main Classes of Fibromyalgia, Study Reports

A computer model identified four major classes of fibromyalgia on the basis of the pain and symptom severity felt by patients, the presence of specific coexisting conditions, and the use of clinical procedures, a study reports. These findings support the idea that fibromyalgia is a spectrum of disease manifestations progressing over time, and underline the value of…

Why Does Fibromyalgia Predominantly Affect Women?

Overview Fibromyalgia is an often-misunderstood form of rheumatoid disease. It’s usually classified alongside other forms of rheumatic disorders, such as arthritis and lupus. However, the exact cause of fibromyalgia remains unknown. To add to the confusion, fibromyalgia predominantly affects women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s twice as common in women as it is in men. While…

7 Common Medications Used to Treat Fibromyalgia

For people with fibromyalgia, pain medication is an important element of managing the disease. As well as dealing with the debilitating pain, medications can also help sufferers with fatigue, muscle spasms, and depression. Before taking any new pain medication, it’s important to speak to your health care provider to ensure it’s safe for you and won’t…

What is the relationship between pain and memory?

“It’s not just the pain … Besides, now I’m stressed; I have trouble concentrating and I forget things … Even the simplest ones! I will not have Alzheimer’s? “ In consultation many patients share this concern with us. What is happening to them? Do they really have an additional pain problem? When acute pain (an alarm that something…

Trochanteritis: diagnosis, symptoms and treatment

In this article you will find info on What is trochanteritis really? What is the treatment of trochanteritis? Recommended exercises for trochanteritis “I have been told that I have a trochanteritis … or whatever it is said” It is curious how one of the most frequent pathologies treated in a pain clinic has a very complicated name…

Explain fibromyalgia to friends who wonder why they do not hear about me

Jules Bonds Dear friend, You can ask, “Why have not I heard from you for years?” Well, I’ll tell you why. Because I was dealing with this disease called  fibromyalgia  . It is a chronic disease, that is, it will not go away and there is no medicine / herb / magic diet that removes it. This causes widespread pain. For…

Horrific side effects force fibromyalgia patients to stop early medication

BY  JULIA NELSON  ·  Neurontin and its new, more powerful version, Lyrica, an analgesic for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain, are widely used for the treatment of untagged indications that pose a clear public hazard. The use of these blockbuster drugs was approved even though the FDA had no idea what it was actually doing in the brain. New…

Fibromyalgia and eye problems. Do you suffer ???

Hair: Amanda Victor Fibromyalgia is a type of chronic pain disorder that can lead to physical and mental suffering. This could affect a lot of people and is generally prevalent among women.Fibromyalgia has important effects on the nervous system and can also affect your vision. Eye problems due to fibromyalgia are an aspect of fibromyalgia that is…

You lose strength in the hands due to fibromyalgia Rheumatic diseases Yes?

A common feature that most fibromyalgia patients have is diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is often accompanied by morning joint stiffness, paresthesias in the hands and feet, ie, tingling and numbness, sleep disturbances and, above all, a feeling of fatigue and fatigue that accompanies them throughout the day….

8 things that people with fibromyalgia must stop doing

When I was diagnosed for the first time, I had the impression that amitriptyline would solve my sleep problems, which would relieve me of my fibromyalgia symptoms. Prioritize Your Needs – If you have any kind of chronic debilitating condition, you need to prioritize your own needs. Even if you are the healthiest person on the planet,…