A Timeline of Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Journey

A Timeline of Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Journey

Celebrity magazines always show candid photos of stars to show ways that they’re just like us. Those photos usually show celebrities at the farmer’s market or taking their kids to the park. But sometimes celebs deal with the same health challenges that we do too, even if they tend to talk about it less often. Lady Gaga is not only a pop superstar and actress, but she also openly revealed that she struggles with fibromyalgia….

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Scientists Uncover Shocking Cause of Fibromyalgia

Scientists Uncover Shocking Cause of Fibromyalgia

While science currently has no way to pinpoint the precise cause of fibromyalgia, certain contributing factors are present in many cases. The three top causes of fibromyalgia are infections, genetics, and past abuse. Read more about how childhood abuse and fibromyalgia are linked below. Although fibromyalgia has been classified as a serious medical condition since the 1970s (before that, doctors thought the condition was fake and invented by women to obtain more drugs), scientists are…

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Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels

Editor-Steve Lotima by Donna Ker Leesley, Facebook Share 110 k Pinterest 10k Researchers Find Main Source of Pain in Blood Vessels. Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left millions of sufferers…

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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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Could Anticholinergics Be Making Your Fibromyalgia Worse?

Could Anticholinergics Be Making Your Fibromyalgia Worse?

Medications are a common part of managing fibromyalgia. Most fibro patients find that medications don’t offer complete relief though they can make things at least a little better. But the downside of most medications is that they each come with their own set of side effects and some even carry risks. What you might not know is that many medications prescribed to fibro patients are part of a potentially dangerous class of drugs called anticholinergics….

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New Rx-NAPT Tool Can Help Predict Risk of Noncompliance Among Fibromyalgia Patients

New Rx-NAPT Tool Can Help Predict Risk of Noncompliance Among Fibromyalgia Patients

The newly developed Prescription Medication Non-Adherence Prediction Tool, or Rx-NAPT, may help clinicians identify patients with fibromyalgia who are more likely not to comply with the prescribed treatment. This tool can improve communication between patients and healthcare providers, reducing the social, clinical, and economic burden of correcting noncompliance in patients with fibromyalgia. Rx-NAPT was described in the retrospective study “Risk of medication non‐adherence among Medicaid enrollees with fibromyalgia: Development of a validated risk prediction tool”…

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To the Man Who Stayed When My Health Declined and I Told Him to Run

To the Man Who Stayed When My Health Declined and I Told Him to Run

By: Amanda Newell To the man who stayed when I told him to run. Today we’re celebrating 18 years of marriage. I don’t quite know how that happened. Some days it seems like yesterday and we’re those 25-year-old kids again – other days I feel like we’ve always been a team, united, a unit. But today marks 18 years since we stood before our family and friends, making a holy vow to love and cherish,…

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Cannabis Conquers Fourth Deadliest Cancer

Cannabis Conquers Fourth Deadliest Cancer

The anti-tumor effects of cannabis in the treatment of cancer are being studied the world over. At this point, it’s pretty much indisputable that cannabis encourages apoptosis – the ‘self destruct’ button – in cancer cells and therefore prevents the disease from progressing, and may even put it into remission A study published in 2006 (Spain) shows that cannabis induces apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells. These results have been backed up by continual research in the…

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7 Sneaky Causes of Winter Pain such as Fibromyagia and chronic pain.

7 Sneaky Causes of Winter Pain such as Fibromyagia and chronic pain.

Cold weather can be a pain in more ways than one! Here is how to avoid common causes of winter aches such as migraines, muscle strain, fibromyalgia,chronic pain and more. Freezing temperatures, icy winds and slippery snow aren’t just bone-chilling: They can also wreak havoc on your body in surprising-and avoidable-ways. From sadness to eye strain, backaches to foot pain, here are 7 ways that the winter can make your body ache, and what to…

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