The Role of Lymphatic Drainage in Fibromyalgia

The Role of Lymphatic Drainage in Fibromyalgia

By:JOACHIM ZUTHER Fibromyalgia, also known as fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis and fibrositis, is one of the most common chronic pain conditions, affecting millions of individuals in the United States and worldwide. While numbers on the prevalence of fibromyalgia in the literature vary considerably, the American College of Rheumatology (2008) estimates the number of individuals affected in the U.S.to be 5 million1. The National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) estimates the number to be 10 million in the U.S.,…

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PET scans show fibromyalgia patients have inflammation in the brain

PET scans show fibromyalgia patients have inflammation in the brain

By:Serena Gordon “Finding an objective neurochemical change in the brains of people who are used to being told that their problems are imaginary is pretty important,” said researcher Marco Loggia. People with fibromyalgia have widespread inflammation in their brains, new research reveals. “Finding an objective neurochemical change in the brains of people who are used to being told that their problems are imaginary is pretty important,” explained senior study author Marco Loggia. He is associate…

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The tide is turning: Big Pharma billionaire arrested, charged with conspiracy and bribery of doctors

The tide is turning: Big Pharma billionaire arrested, charged with conspiracy and bribery of doctors

I almost never thought I’d see the day when a Big Pharma founder and owner was finally arrested for running a criminal drug cartel, but that day has arrived. “Federal authorities arrested the billionaire founder and owner of Insys Therapeutics Thursday on charges of bribing doctors and pain clinics into prescribing the company’s fentanyl product to their patients,” reports the Daily Caller News Foundation, one of the best sources of real journalism in America today. Addictive drugs…

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Fibromyalgia : Surviving An Invisible Misery – FR Report

Fibromyalgia : Surviving An Invisible Misery – FR Report

Over 5 million people affects by fibromyalgia in the U.S also the numbers are keep on increasing. There are numerous uncomfortable signs of Fibromyalgia. It is recognized as an unseen illness as people cannot see the way where people hurt from the disease. Usually, Fibromyalgia is a quite severe situation that the victims experience and its signs should be identified. So Fibromyalgia Resources(FR) have compiled a report on fibromyalgia and discuses different things related to…

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Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease Like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease Like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say. They have some of the first evidence of how the cheap, over-the-counter antacid can encourage our spleen to promote instead an anti-inflammatory environment that could be therapeutic in the face of inflammatory disease, scientists report. A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of…

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Study on Hands Does Not Solve the Fibromyalgia Mystery

Study on Hands Does Not Solve the Fibromyalgia Mystery

I often get asked about this study, as every few months it will pop on social media with a catchy headline like “Fibromyalgia Mystery Solved!” I have seen it recycled so many times since the study was first published in 2013, always presented as a “new” finding. While it sadly does not solve the mystery, it definitely gives us an important clue. So let’s break down what this study really shows. They compared skin samples…

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Toronto Company Will Pay “Cannabis Connoisseurs” $50 an Hour to Sample Different Weed Strains

Toronto Company Will Pay “Cannabis Connoisseurs” $50 an Hour to Sample Different Weed Strains

Mainstream attitudes toward cannabis are rapidly evolving. Legalization and medical uses for the drug mean that more people than ever before see the drug in a positive light. Imagine seeing a person of Elon Musk’s standing doing this ten years ago: via GIPHY (We know, he didn’t really inhale… But still.) As the drug becomes more accepted the industry around it is set to well and truly explode. Statista puts the current value of the…

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Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

by Gloria Shannon Sitting at the end of my bed, it suddenly thumps me across the chest like a ton of bricks. My lip trembles, I can feel the lump in my throat and I have to stop myself before the tears flow. I’m struggling to put on my socks and quickly I’m reminded that my life is not and never will be what it used to be. It took me a while to grieve…

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Federal Study Find: Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses

Federal Study Find: Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses

A shocking study shows that these two drugs block the formation of new brain synapses1, drastically reducing the potential for rejuvenating brain plasticity-meaning that these drugs will cause brain decline that apparently robs one of the ability to rebuild. The study demonstrating this type of brain damage with these two drugs came out in 2009 but apparently the media has been very lax in getting any of this information to the public-most likely because they…

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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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