Inside big pharma’s fight to block recreational marijuana

Pharma and alcohol companies have been quietly bankrolling the opposition to legal marijuana, raising questions about threats to market share Alcohol and pharma groups have been quietly backing anti-marijuana efforts across the US as calls for legalization ramp up. Photograph: Ed Oudenaarden/EPA Marijuana legalization will unleash misery on Arizona, according to a wave of television ads that started rolling out across the state last month. Replete with ominous music, the advertisements feature lawmakers and teachers who…

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Gabapentin for Fibromyalgia

There are many medications taken by fibromyalgia sufferers to help relieve their symptoms. Some of the medications are approved by the Food Drug Administration such as Lyrica (approved in 2007), Cymbalta (approved in 2008), and Savella (approved in 2009), but there are many other medications used to treat fibromyalgia symptoms. One of these medications is gabapentin for fibromyalgia. created by Brandi Clevinger using the image from © Eric Hood at www.stock.adobe.com Gabapentin for Fibromyalgia Gabapentin…

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Gabapentin Shown Effective for Fibromyalgia Pain

Gabapentin Shown Effective for Fibromyalgia Pain

New research supported by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) shows that the anticonvulsant medication gabapentin, which is used for certain types of seizures, can be an effective treatment for the pain and other symptoms associated with the common, often hard-to-treat chronic pain disorder, fibromyalgia. In the NIAMS-sponsored, randomized, double-blind clinical trial of 150 women (90 percent) and men with the condition, Lesley M. Arnold, M.D.,…

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A new approach:new pain study offers hope for Lady Gaga, others with fibromyalgia

BY ELIZABETH LICORISH  PhillyVoice Contributor Recently, Netflix released the documentary “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” an intimate look at the iconic musician’s struggle to record “Joanne,” her fifth and most personal studio album, while battling the relatively common but mysterious chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. Women are two times more likely to be affected by fibromyalgia than men, but healthcare providers are less likely to take women’s pain seriously, often dismissing fibromyalgia symptoms – including bodywide stiffness, fatigue, tingling, numbness,…

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The painful truth about living with fibromyalgia

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Mother-of-five Eileen Howard has been battling fibromyalgia for years. At least Lady Gaga’s openness about the painful condition has put it in the public eye, writes Olivia Kelleher. Eileen Howard says she has huge respect for Lady Gaga, who had to cancel part of her tour because of her fibromyalgia. A wedding invitation on the doormat is not always a welcome sight. Sometimes a guest is socially anxious or conscious of cost. But…

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White Blood Cells Test Can Detect Fibromyalgia: New Findings

By : Admin October 14, 2017 By melissa ericksonMore n Fibromyalgia patients are being sought for a clinical trial on the blood test. Suffering from fibromyalgia means dealing with pain, sleep disturbances, depression, and thinking and memory problems. Just as hard can be the skepticism from friends, family and the medical community who doubt the validity of the disease itself. Little-understood and often misdiagnosed, fibromyalgia affects about 2 percent of the population, according to the Centers…

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‘Fibro’ – short film about fibromyalgia

FIBROMYALGIA, you have bin in my body as long as I remember. You are there in every single muscle and bone. Sometimes you are here and I can’t do anything, my life stops for a moment. And sometimes you are here but you let me live my life. You effect my life day and night, for the bad but also for the good. I can cry about you for how you make me feel but…

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New Fibromyalgia Symptoms!

New Fibromyalgia Symptoms You Should Never Ignore! Watch video New Fibromyalgia Symptoms   There is so much to cover about fibromyalgia symptoms, that we are going to break it down into small chunks. Today is just about symptoms. You may have a few, or you may have them all. FM is one of the few diseases that can have sudden onset of severe symptoms, or they can gradually build up. Medication and supplements make life easier…

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Missing In Action.His country needs him again.Which leader has reveals this reality?

Missing In Action.His country needs him again.Which leader has reveals this reality?

Not much ties together the incoherent ideology of Donald Trump, but one signal is all too clear through the noise: If Barack Obama did it, Trump is obsessively determined to expunge it―never mind whether the policy is good or bad, and never mind how the policy comports with Trump’s other goals. Expunging Obama and his achievements is among the most overtly racist aspects of Trump’s none-too-subtle racism. This describes Trump’s crusade to destroy the Affordable…

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Cannabis Company new Designs Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain

Cannabis has been used as an all-purpose homeopathic remedy for centuries. Over time, evidence suggests that the plant was an herbal remedy for psycho-neurological disorders, breast cancer, rheumatism,  sexual disorders, and painful complications related to childbirth. Now, this ancient tool has a new, modern application. A cannabis patch is in development for patients with fibromyalgia and diabetic nerve pain. Cannabis for fibromyalgia & nerve pain Fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy have a couple of things in common. Both conditions involve seemingly unexplainable pain, tingling, and can…

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