Spring is officially here, and so are allergies

  MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Spring is officially here, but so is allergy season. Right now, oak pollen is falling. “I’m glad we’re getting spring, and maybe some warmer weather, but the allergies,” said Sylvia Archibald, who suffers from allergies. Oak trees are in bloom, leaving behind a film of pollen on most people’s cars….

Cluster Headaches and Fibromyalgia.

You might not have heard of cluster headaches, and if not, count yourself lucky. They’re easily among the most painful of all medical conditions. In fact, some call them “suicide headaches,” the idea being that the pain is so intense it drives people to suicide. And as you might expect for a condition that seems…

Potential Fibromyalgia Vaccine is Being Tested in Boston

This is exciting: A team at Massachusetts General Hospital led by Dr. Denise Faustman have is working on a vaccine for fibromyalgia. The cool thing is that it’s not even a new vaccine. The vaccine, called BcG, is 100 years old and it’s used around the world to prevent tuberculosis. Funded by a grant from Dr. Bruce Gilis, CEO…

Weed Gum For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief: Would You Try This?

A pharmaceutical company has created a game changer for sufferers of a certain condition: weed gum for fibromyalgia. Living with fibromyalgia is hell, but fortunately, medical weed can help. As a  chronic disorder that causes severe pressure and pain on tender points of the body, fibromyalgia also includes a slew of other symptoms. There is…

The 7 Most Common Medical Conditions Treated With Medical Marijuana

With half of the U.S.A. now allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana, Cannabis is now being used to treat a variety of medical conditions. With half of the States in the U.S.A. now allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana, cannabis is now being used to treat a variety of medical conditions.  Up until recent years,…

Non-allergic Rhinitis and Fibromyalgia

Non-allergic rhinitis and fibromyalgia are diseases that cause very similar symptoms. That means that sufferers have a hard time telling which one they have. But with a little bit of information, you can decide if your symptoms are the result of rhinitis or fibromyalgia. WHAT IS NON-ALLERGIC RHINITIS? Non-allergic rhinitis is a disorder that causes your…

CDC Guidance on Lyme Rash Challenged.

Advocates say contested information biases research and increases misdiagnoses Advocates for Lyme disease patients have filed an “information quality request for correction” complaint that challenges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) position on how frequently the bull’s-eye erythema migrans (EM) rash occurs in patients with Lyme disease. The contested information includes statements in…

Fibromyalgia and Flare up

Fibromyalgia flare ups are one of those things that come along to remind you that just when you thought you were getting a handle on managing your fibromyalgia, it can always seem to get worse for no reason. The sudden intense pain and fatigue can immediately cancel any plans you had for that day, or…

What Causes Fibromyalgia Itching?

Are you losing your mind from scratching an itch that just won’t go away? It could be your scalp, the back of your neck or behind your ears, legs or feet, and even a finger. And let’s not forget the unmentionables as well! It’s that itch or feeling of bugs crawling on you, sometimes tingling,…

What’s the Worst Case of Fibromyalgia?

Have you ever wondered what the absolute worst case of fibromyalgia would be? After all, it’s a disease that affects everyone differently. And it makes sense that some people are affected by it more severely than others. So what would be the worst case of fibromyalgia? How severely could it affect your life? And what could…