What Is SAM-e for Fibromyalgia?

SAM-e for Fibromyalgia Research is ever evolving on the most efficient and safe treatments for the many symptoms of fibromyalgia. While prescription medications continue to be approved and made available, more and more physicians and patients are turning to alternative, holistic approaches and supplements to offset the effects of fibromyalgia. What Is SAM-e? SAM-e is one of the more popular supplements for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Its full name is s-adenosyl methionine, and…

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10 Little-Known Uses for Cannabidiol or CBD Oil

10 Little-Known Uses for Cannabidiol or CBD Oil

Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, has been identified by recent cannabis research as the component responsible for a great deal of marijuana’s medical benefits. Among the cannabinoids in cannabis, the main psychoactive compound, THC, often outshines the one that provides a natural anti-anxiety, anti-epileptic and antipsychotic effect. Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, lacks the colorful high commonly associated with your traditional marijuana high and doesn’t have much of a noticeable effect when isolated. When combined with THC, the relaxing effect combats any…

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Lady Gaga on her fight with fibromyalgia: ‘Chronic pain is no joke’

In the October issue of Vogue, the 32-year-old pop star opened up about her struggle with fibromyalgia, a condition that affects the nervous system and causes pain throughout the body. “I get so irritated with people who don’t believe fibromyalgia is real,” the singer said. “For me, and I think for many others, it’s really a cyclone of anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, and panic disorder, all of which sends the nervous system into overdrive, and then you have…

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A Stunning Small Home Made From Hemp

A Stunning Small Home Made From Hemp

Hemp is a building material like no other. It has incredible thermal properties, is environmentally friendly, rat and insect proof, fire and earthquake resistant and is an affordable way to build. Plus, the end result looks amazing!  After loosing her father to mesothelioma (a cancer caused through exposure to asbestos), Tiffany studied building biology, and together with her husband Michael, set about finding healthy ways of constructing a non-toxic small home for their young…

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Three Letters You Need to Know If You Have Fibromyalgia: LDN

Three Letters You Need to Know If You Have Fibromyalgia: LDN

By Ginevra Liptan, MD If you have fibromyalgia there is a treatment option for chronic pain you need to know about. It is called low-dose naltrexone (LDN). Here is the really amazing thing: it is not an opiate pain medication. In fact, it is exactly the opposite: an opiate blocker! Naltrexone is an opiate-blocking medication that is prescribed in higher doses (50 mg) to treat opiate and alcohol addiction. But when taken at very low doses…

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Local Doctor Gives Hope To those with fibromyalgia

Local Doctor Gives Hope To those with fibromyalgia

An Evansville physician is going to the American Academy of Pain Management conference in San Antonio Wednesday, to present what could be a breakthrough finding. He suspects the chronic pain of diseases like fibromyalgia could be caused by a series of viruses. needs a basket to hold all the pills she needs to get her through the day. Fibromyalgia leaves her sore all over and constantly tired. She says, “Breathing is an effort, just moving the…

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Lady Gaga Discusses Fibromyalgia in Vogue Cover Story

Lady Gaga Discusses Fibromyalgia in Vogue Cover Story

Lady Gaga appears on the cover of the latest edition of Vogue Magazine and gives an interview about her upcoming film A Star is Born with Bradley Cooper. In the film, she plays a singer-songwriter discovered by Coopers booze-and-pill-addled country music star. It’s her first starring role in a feature film and it’s generating huge Oscar buzz. But what interests us is her discussion of fibromyalgia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and anxiety. She went public with her diagnosis…

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Fibromyalgia and Suicide Risk. Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked

Fibromyalgia and Suicide Risk. Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked

By: Emma Jakson Understanding Why Fibro and Thoughts of Suicide Are Linked Suicide is a concerning issue, and one that deserves a better level of understanding. With increased understanding, there comes a chance for increased prevention through effective treatment and available interventions. By identifying factors that contribute to suicidal thoughts and actions, people that are more prone to suicide can be recognized and seek the help they deserve. Studies find commonalities in people that are…

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The Groundbreaking Announcement Tetra Bio-Pharma Research: cannabinoid-based drug treat painkiller better than fentanyl & other Opioids.Opioids kill cannabis Save Life:News Anchor Who Reported On Opioid Abuse Loses Daughter To Fentanyl Overdose

The Groundbreaking Announcement Tetra Bio-Pharma Research: cannabinoid-based drug treat painkiller better than fentanyl & other Opioids.Opioids kill cannabis Save Life:News Anchor Who Reported On Opioid Abuse Loses Daughter To Fentanyl Overdose

In a world first, cannabis-based drugs are being compared to fentanyl as an alternative to breakthrough pain. The clinical trial is being facilitated by Santé Cannabis, an independently credentialed research organization based out of Montreal. The study will compare the effects of cannabinoids produced by Tetra Bio-Pharma, a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development, in comparison to fentanyl, an opioid that is linked to hundreds of accidental overdoses in Canada. According to a statement…

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Being The Daughter Of A Mom With Fibromyalgia

Being The Daughter Of A Mom With Fibromyalgia

Being the daughter of a mom with fibromyalgia is tough, it can definitely put a strain on that mother daughter relationship because sometimes it feels more like a relationship between you and your mom’s fibromyalgia than a relationship between you and your mom. I have learned that there are good days and there are bad days. Days she needs more support, more help, more positive words, more love, etc., and there are days where she…

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