Patients Taken Off Opioids Are Dying By Suicide Because They Can’t...

This is the ugly side of killing pain. The pharmaceutical remedies (opioids) are dangerous, but effective. But, what happens when a patient is forced...

Killing Opium with Sativa: Is Cannabis Ready to Replace All Painkillers?

From Ibuprofen-level pain to Oxycontin, cannabis is proving that it IS the better choice. Maybe it won’t kill all of the pain, but it...

Chronic pain given as top reason for using medical marijuana

Chronic pain is the most common reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That's followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and...

Home Treatment of Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Fibromyalgia and More

By Cindy Perlin, LCSW. One of the worst emotions pain patients can feel is helplessness. In the face of severe pain, whether from low back...

Do Magnetic Bracelets Really Help with Pain?

Can magnets help with pain? With the alternative medicine industry as popular as ever, it should come as no surprise that some product claims are...

Cardiomyopathy & Fibromyalgia. Cardiomyopathy Causes and Treatment

Fibromyalgia seems to also trigger several other conditions. Those who suffer from it usually complain of other conditions that range from fatigue to constant...

What family members of those who have fibromyalgia need to know

This post is aimed at relatives and the close circle that surrounds people with fibromyalgia. Although Fibromyalgia is not noticeable, it is very real. Many...

I’m Damned If I Do and Damned If I Don’t When...

I have fibromyalgia and have had it since at least 1996. For the first couple of decades, I was lucky as the symptoms I experienced were relatively...

Evidence of nerve damage in approximately half of patients with fibromyalgia

Summary: It was found that about half of a small group of patients with fibromyalgia, a common syndrome that causes chronic pain and other...

High rate of restless legs syndrome in fibromyalgia

A study in the October 15 issue of the    Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine  found that  adults with   fibromyalgia had a prevalence and   risk much higher than restless leg...

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