Fibromyalgia And The Central Nervous System.

  Those who suffer with fibromyalgia often spend years dealing with chronic pain, and being incorrectly diagnosed or dismissed – leaving many feeling hopeless and unsure of where to turn. However, new research is beginning to actively track the changes that occur within the nervous system of fibromyalgia patients – helping us to better understand…

4 Ways To Cope With Fibromyalgia Syndrome Pain.

Fibromyalgia syndrome causes widespread pain and stiffness in the body which gets worse as the day progresses, leaving you feeling weak. This syndrome can have a huge impact on how you lead your life on a day-to-day basis. A range of treatments are usually prescribed for long term management of fibromyalgia pain including physical therapy,…

Living With Fibromyalgia – How Effective Is Amitriptyline?

The medication Amitriptyline has often been mentioned as a first-line treatment for neuropathic pain. However, the fact that there is little evidence to truly support it’s long-term efficacy leaves something to be desired. Of course, many have seen positive results with this particular drug, but it is important not to overestimate the true effectiveness. Amitriptyline…

I’ve Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia… Now What?

It is thought that nearly 1 in 20 people are affected by fibromyalgia. Of these, a considerable 80-90% of those affected are women. This complex condition can rear its head suddenly and be tricky to diagnose. Patients can be misdiagnosed and consequently improperly treated for diseases that are similar to fibromyalgia. A huge step forward…

7 Tips For Travelling With Fibromyalgia.

It’s official: summer is here! For many, that means we get to plan action-packed itineraries and go on sun-soaked holidays abroad, spend time with family and friends being active. If you suffer with fibromyalgia, it’s possible that you may not be well and able enough to join in with the fun and games. Chronic fatigue…

5 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Get Lyme Disease This Summer

Reports show growing new tick populations are spreading to new areas due to a changing climate. Humid conditions in the Northeast have led to ticks popping up in New York and New Jersey. It is not surprising then, that the number of new cases has skyrocketed to over 300,000 a year. A terrifying statistic when you…

Mini-brains attach to spinal cord and twitch muscles.

A new method of growing mini-brains produces some startling results. Researchers find a new and inexpensive way to keep organoids growing for a year. Axons from the study’s organoids attached themselves to embryonic mouse spinal cord cells. The mini-brains took control of muscles connected to the spinal cords. Three things distinguish the lentil-sized mini-brains developed…

Tips To Avoid Lyme Disease Amid Highest Outbreak In 2 Decades.

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The number of people diagnosed with lyme disease is the highest it’s been in two decades, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. Alvaro Toledo, an assistant professor at Rutgers University, said there were a few reasons for the increase, reports CBSN New York’s Meg Baker. In 2017 there were more than 5,000…

Fatigue due to fibromyalgia: a constant state of fatigue

By: Sue  Via- fibrodaze Fatigue from fibromyalgia feels like a constant state of fatigue that diminishes your energy and mental capacity. Fatigue can be even more debilitating than pain. The overwhelming fatigue makes our body feel heavy and weak. Contributes to brain fog increasing memory loss and forgetfulness. Fatigue can be all the time or last for months and…