How Hair Loss Affects Those of Us with Fibromyalgia

How Hair Loss Affects Those of Us with Fibromyalgia

I have fibromyalgia (FM) and an underactive thyroid, so hair loss is a real concern of mine. For that reason, I have chosen to keep my hair very short. We’re talking #2-on-a-hair-trimmer short. After my first buzz cut, I wouldn’t go out anywhere without a hat because I was very self-conscious. Now I’m pretty comfortable with my look. Hair loss is not an uncommon phenomenon for those of us with fibro. Are you noticing more…

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A new treatment for Fibromyalgia Syndrome

If you are suffering from muscle pain, burning, fatigue and other uncomfortable symptoms due to your Fibromyalgia Syndrome…It`s time to do something about it! Joining us in studio with a whole new approach to a treatment plan was Chris Volesky a practitioner and Acupuncturist at the Vitality Center. He talks about the treatment plan that covers eight aspects of the syndrome. The Vitality Center has a wonderful offer for Colorado`s Best viewers. call now and…

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This Fibromyalgia Patient Is The First Person Prescribed Cannabis In The UK

This Fibromyalgia Patient Is The First Person Prescribed Cannabis In The UK

The law changed and she was at the ready Carly Barton, now 32, suffered a stroke in her early 20’s that’s caused chronic pain since. After years of being prescribed heavy opiates, including Fentanyl, Barton felt out of it constantly and wanted to approach her condition in a non-addictive manner without all the side effects. Cannabis treatment entered the picture around two years ago when Barton found that the illegal, yet effective herb quelled her…

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Cannabis Could Soon be Regulated Like Alcohol in All 50 States

Cannabis Could Soon be Regulated Like Alcohol in All 50 States

Marijuana enthusiasts gather at the “Weed the People” event to celebrate the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Portland, Oregon on July 3, 2015. On March 30, a Colorado Representative introduced legislation that would make marijuana regulated like alcohol in all 50 states. Steve Dipaola/REUTERS In eight states and Washington D.C., adults can legally consume marijuana—and that could soon change to adults in all 50 states. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) recently introduced a bill that…

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Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they could be identified and treated in the same way across the United States. It was called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. In the latest edition, they laid out…

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Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

Scientists may have caught a glimpse of what sadness looks like in the brain. A study of 21 people found that for most, feeling down was associated with greater communication between brain areas involved in emotion and memory, a team from the University of California, San Francisco reported Thursday in the journal Cell. “There was one network that over and over would tell us whether they were feeling happy or sad,” says Vikaas Sohal, an…

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Scientists have uncovered genetic variants that increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Scientists have uncovered genetic variants that increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Scientists have uncovered genetic variants that increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in research that experts hope could lead to a better understanding of the condition. ADHD is thought to affect about 2.5% of adults and about 5% of children worldwide. Concerns have been raised that the neurodevelopmental disorder is under-diagnosed and under-treated in the UK. “We know that it is highly heritable,” said Prof Anders Børglum, co-author of the research, from…

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CBD Oil Now Approved by The U.S. Congress.

CBD Oil Now Approved by The U.S. Congress.

CBD oil is currently illegal in Ohio. So what does this legislation mean for consumers and state law? The U.S. Congress just passed an $867 billion dollar Farm Bill. It still needs to be signed into law by President Trump, but the landside vote of 369-47, gives Ohio farmers money to research and expand organic farming. And in an historic move, it also lets them farm hemp, which is used for CBD oil. CBD oil…

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‘I Thought I Was Stupid’: The Hidden Struggle for Women with ADHD

‘I Thought I Was Stupid’: The Hidden Struggle for Women with ADHD

Women with ADHD have to deal with symptoms that range from disorganization to OCD-like rituals—as well as the fear of being found out. At the Better Together Festival attendees are encouraged to doodle in notebooks or walk around. On a bumpy shuttle ride to the Better Together Festival grounds, I sat next to Courtney, a woman I instinctively cast as “having it together.” With wide eyes, an exuberant laugh, and the sort of blonde hair…

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Heavy Hitters Will Pay you $1200 a month ($500 advanced credit) to vape weed

Heavy Hitters Will Pay you $1200 a month ($500 advanced credit) to vape weed

This company will pay you $1,200 a month to vape weed. Heavy Hitters is hiring 20 brand ambassadors to promote their products at California events and on social media. As a “Heavy Hitters Original.” The company will pay you $1,200 a month in cash and give you a $500 credit for Heavy Hitters products to make social media posts and go to cannabis events, where all expenses are paid by the company. You would also…

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