Heat Stroke And Dehydration with Fibromyalgia and Chronic fatigue syndrome

Heat Stroke And Dehydration with Fibromyalgia and Chronic fatigue syndrome

Summer is in full swing and the thermometer is climbing. But while many people look forward to warmer temperatures, those with fibromyalgia (FM) may face the turning of the seasons with a sense of dread. Some people with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia have heat sensitivities and find weather that is a bit colder more tolerable than hot. They should take extra precautions to avoid dehydration and heat stroke. A heat sensitive person often feels…

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Effect Of Dehydration on Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Effect Of Dehydration on Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Dehydration The human body is a bio-electrical water machine that requires a quart a day for every fifty pounds of body weight. The blood alone is made up of a large percentage of watery serum. The lymph fluids which transport waste and nutrients, comprising four times the volume of blood in the body, are made from the water we consume. Every cell that makes us who we are literally owes its life to an adequate…

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Best Summer Drinks For Fibromyalgia

Best Summer Drinks For Fibromyalgia

If you are a pain patient or dealing with fibromyalgia (FM), you already understand the role, inflammation plays in your life. Hot weather will sap your body of needed fluids. Therefore, hydration is important to help the body clear out inflammation that leads to pain. Avoid drinks that contain alcohol or caffeine, which can promote dehydration and try to avoid sugary sodas. And don’t wait to drink until you are thirsty. Few drinks mentioned below…

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Fibromyalgia at Different Ages: Same Condition, Different Challenges

Fibromyalgia at Different Ages: Same Condition, Different Challenges

While the underlying disease may be broadly similar, fibromyalgia can affect people differently across the age spectrum. If you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you may have experienced a number of stereotypes about the condition firsthand. One persistent misconception is that fibromyalgia affects mostly middle-aged or older people specifically, older women. In reality, fibromyalgia affects a wide range of ages, and both sexes. While it’s more likely to be diagnosed at an older age — about…

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OxyContin Now Available For Children, But Not Marijuana?

OxyContin Now Available For Children, But Not Marijuana?

Now kids can be prescribed the highly addictive drug, OxyContin, but not marijuana? It just doesn’t make sense. Earlier this year, the FDA approved OxyContin, a powerful painkiller drug, as safe for children as young as 11. The approval received mix reviews from people in the medical field and concerned parents. Prescribing a strong drug such as OxyContin to children could put them at risk for addiction, an action that may haunt them in a life long…

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FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

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 death.” Epidural steroid injections – and catastrophic injuries from them – were the subject of my debut investigation for The Dr….

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3 Low Impact Exercises Best Exercise With Chronic Pain

3 Low Impact Exercises Best Exercise With Chronic Pain

Trying to lose weight and stay fit can be extremely difficult when experiencing chronic pain. In order to lose weight we need to get our heart rate up and when we think about getting our heart rate up we often think we need to jog, run, or do some crazy cardio intense workout. Is it possible to lose weight and stay fit when high impact exercises is not an option? For many of us with…

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Discover the Best Essential Oils for Nerve Pain that Can Help Relieve Your Pains

Before we start looking at essential oils for nerve pain, it is important that we understand that there are different kinds. euralgia happens when there is no inflammation or damage to the nerve but recurrent pain happens along its pathway. Neuropathy is most recognized as a tingly feeling that spreads in the hands and feet. It is caused by damage to a peripheral nerve. Nerve pain can be caused by any of the following contributing…

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13 Things to remember How to travel with Fibromyalgia.

13 Things to remember How to travel with Fibromyalgia.

I haven’t been so open about having fibromyalgia. I have had it for roughly a year and have learnt how to live with it. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness with tenderness and muscle pains spread all over the body. The disorder is considered as incurable, but symptoms can be prevented. My fibromyalgia symptoms started a few years ago with pain in my jaw. I have had plantar fasciitis pain for almost a year. It was…

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13 Supplements That May Help Fibromyalgia.Must Read article to relieve Pain

13 Supplements That May Help Fibromyalgia.Must Read article to relieve Pain

There are different supplements that have a role in the treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Supplements can help correct nutritional deficiencies, reduce pain and inflammation, increase your energy and help you get a good night’s sleep. Vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential fatty acids provide the building blocks you need to get well and stay well. The body knows what to do with them and depends on them for survival. The following supplements have either been…

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