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5 Early Warning Signs in People with Fibromyalgia

February 17, 2019

While the symptoms of fibromyalgia can resemble those associated with other illnesses, if you notice more than one symptom it’s a good idea to go to your doctor for early diagnosis Fibromyalgia is a disease that’s recognized by all medical organizations (and the World Health Organization since 1992). Its prevalence is without a doubt higher in women. Today […]

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It’s Not Fibromyalgia. Most Likely You are Not Aware

February 17, 2019

I stood in my closet this morning, looking around as though I’d never been there. I couldn’t remember what I was doing, why, or what I should do next. So I stood still, waiting for it to come to me. Moments before I had been violently panting like a wild animal, bent over in pain […]

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How Dysphagia and Fibromyalgia are Connected

February 9, 2019

Dysphagia is a medical term that means that a patient has difficulty swallowing. There are a number of different conditions that can cause dysphagia. And someone who suffers from dysphagia often finds that it makes life very difficult. Depending on their condition, swallowing can be very painful, which makes eating and getting enough nutrition a challenge. […]

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Fibromyalgia Is a Reason For The State Of Absolute Permanent Disability!

January 3, 2019

According to Spanish courts, fibromyalgia is the reason for declaring absolute permanent disability. The ruling was made after a case of a woman (an operator in a chemical company) suffering from major depression, cervical pain and degenerative processes without root involvement was confirmed to be permanently disabled due to fibromyalgia. The court assessed that “the […]

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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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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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Serotonin’s Effect on Blood Vessels in Fibromyalgia

November 14, 2018

By Adrienne Dellwo We hear a lot about low serotonin in fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), and it’s usually in relation to its function as a neurotransmitter (chemical messenger in the brain.) However, serotonin is also busy all over the rest of your body as a hormone. Body-wide serotonin dysregulation is believed to […]

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