Day: November 22, 2018

Fibromyalgia treatment options: activation of glial cells

November 22, 2018

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a ground-breaking step towards finding fibromyalgia treatment options. Fibromyalgia treatment options have been difficult to come by, however using PET brain imaging, this recent study may pave the way for new therapies. Difficulties of developing fibromyalgia treatment options Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes […]

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Can Weighted Blankets Help with Fibromyalgia?

November 22, 2018

Weighted blankets are getting a lot of attention these days. Fans of weighted blankets claim that they relieve anxiety and insomnia, as well as potentially helping children with autism and sensory integration disorders. But some people with fibromyalgia are exploring the possibility that weighted blankets may provide comfort to them, too. Here is some more […]

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Extra Daylight Saving Time Is Better for Fibromyalgia

November 22, 2018

In California election, I had the opportunity to consider abolishing our current spring and fall clock-changing routine. Well, not exactly. More accurately, I got to say “yes” or “no” to giving our legislature the power to make such a choice, should they have a two-thirds vote if the measure is ever presented. Although this vote will produce […]

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Neurofeedback Procedure Relieves Chronic Pain in Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Reports

November 22, 2018

Targeting a brain region called the amygdala with a procedure known as neurofeedback improved sleep quality and reduced depression and anxiety, associated with less chronic pain in the long term in fibromyalgia patients, a study reports. The study, “Volitional limbic neuromodulation has a multifaceted clinical benefit in Fibromyalgia patients,” was published in the journal NeuroImage. Volitional neuromodulation, or […]

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Color Light Therapy for Fibromyalgia: An Effective Vibrational Combination Approach

November 22, 2018

By Darren Starwynn, O.M.D. As the term “practice of medicine” implies, practitioners of the medical and holistic healing arts learn their most effective treatment methods through the experience of trying various approaches.  One such example is the excellent treatment protocol offered by Carolyn McMakin for  fibromyalgia induced by cervical or spinal trauma.  This is found […]

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Microcurrent Therapy for Fibromyalgia

November 22, 2018

Microcurrent therapy is the process in which electrical currents are applied at specific parts of the body. It uses a low-amp electrical stimulus to help heal tissue faster and provide relief from pain. The controlled application of microcurrent therapy can help those with injuries or chronic conditions in association to pain. Within this article, we will be […]

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