Medication

Fibromyalgia Linked to Overactive Brain Networks

February 9, 2019

By Pat Anson, Editor Many fibromyalgia sufferers have been told that the pain is “all in their head.” New research indicates there may be some truth to that, and that overactive brain networks could play a role in the hypersensitivity of fibromyalgia patients. Fibromyalgia is a poorly understood disorder characterized by deep tissue pain, fatigue, […]

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Fibromyalgia, the Optic Nerve, and Neuro-degeneration

February 9, 2019

Are the eyes the window to whatever’s going wrong with the brain in fibromyalgia? Research published in 2015 and 2016 suggests that it just might be. Fibromyalgia is widely believed to be a condition of the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal column. It also includes the eyes and the structures that help our […]

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FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

December 7, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The alert says: “Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in rare but serious adverse events, including loss of vision, stroke, paralysis, and […]

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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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