I’m Faking Being Sick or Actually Faking Being Well?  

If you have fibromyalgia or other chronic illness then you should be aware of this condition. As mainly we get worst treatment from others. If you didn’t know me well, you might assume that I’m faking being sick. I may just look tired, but you wouldn’t know that I’m in constant pain every day. Some…

Should Morgan Freeman Speak Out About Fibromyalgia? Read it and write your own views.

Esquire magazine published a fascinating, insightful article about actor Morgan Freeman.  In the article, author Tom Chiarella recounts the day he spent with Freeman at his home in Mississippi.  As they walked around Freeman’s property, Chiarella noticed he was in pain.  In the following excerpt from the article, Freeman reveals the cause of his pain….

Marijuana Could Literally Replace These 5 Prescription Drugs

Of the 473 adult cannabis users surveyed by the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, more than 86 percent of respondents reported giving up one or more of the substances for pot, with the majority (80.6 percent) forgoing pharmaceuticals for the non-toxic alternative. Those under 40 were also more likely to substitute all three…

Fibromyalgia Patients Seen to Benefit from Moderate Exercise, Too

BY SHELLY RAE RICH Click Here to receive the latest FM News via e-mail Women with fibromyalgia (FM) can experience muscular benefits with short and moderate aerobic exercise, rather than more intense routines as previously thought. The results were published in the study, “Acute effects of physical exercise on the serum insulin-like growth factor system in…

7 ways to support someone with fibromyalgia

The pain can be consuming (Picture: Getty) But perhaps even more importantly, the support from friend and family is vital to manage day-to-day. I suffer from fibromyalgia, a condition that causes pain all over the body. Although its symptoms are debilitating, what causes the condition is unclear. I’ve had mixed results from the rheumatologists, physiotherapists, etc….

How living with Fibromyalgia has made me rich

After reading many articles and scouring tons of websites on Fibromyalgia, as well as doing countless hours of research on this still very mysterious condition, I couldn’t help but notice that there were very little articles about how chronic illness ties into wealth and how health effects wealth,(more on this topic to come) and not…

Government Told To Restrict Gabapentin And Pregabalin Availability

The prescription drugs gabapentin and pregabalin could soon be more tightly regulated in the UK, after Government advisors called for them to be classed as controlled drugs. The plan – which would see gabapentin and pregabalin categorised as ‘Class C’ drugs and placed under schedule 3 prescribing regulations – would mean the drugs cannot be…

Vitamin B12 for Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia experience pain in their muscles, fatigue and tenderness in various places of the body. No one knows what causes this chronic disease, which afflicts more women than men. Some people with fibromyalgia may also suffer from anxiety, depression and sleep disorders. Many people with fibromyalgia also have low levels of vitamin B12….

‘Flash’ Glucose Monitoring Benefits Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Libre ‘Flash’ Glucose Monitoring System Cuts Hypoglycemia EU Okays New Glucose Monitoring System Overall, for 5493 paired results, the mean absolute relative difference between blood glucose measurements and the Freestyle Libre sensor was 13.9%, with 83.8% of results in zone A and 99.4% in zones A or B of the “consensus error grid,” a model…

I’m Not Faking Being Sick; I’m Actually Faking Being Well

BY ROBIN DIX If you didn’t know me well, you might assume that I’m faking being sick. I may just look tired, but you wouldn’t know that I’m in constant pain every day. Some days are worse than others, but even then, I act like I’m fine. It’s much easier to fake being well, because…

22 THINGS PEOPLE DON’T REALIZE YOU’RE DOING BECAUSE YOU HAVE FIBROMYALGIA

By Erin Migdol When you’re fighting an invisible illness like fibromyalgia, the battles aren’t always obvious to outsiders. When you turn down an invitation or opt to take the elevator instead of the stairs, it’s all too easy for people to assume the reasons why — without realizing that in fact, you’re just doing your best…

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia May Be Possible Using Noninvasive Eye Examination

  Diagnosing fibromyalgia (FM) can be difficult for clinicians because there is no specific diagnostic test and they often rely on a group of symptoms described by their patients. Now, in a study titled “Fibromyalgia Is Correlated with Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning,” published in the journal PloS One, researchers revealed that a noninvasive eye examination can…

8 Extraordinary Things You Need to Know About People With Fibromyalgia

8 Extraordinary Things You Need to Know About People With Fibromyalgia For those who do not have a chronic illness like fibromyalgia, I am going to share eight extraordinary things about people with fibromyalgia that you need to know. May this list encourage you to understand their plight and their incredible passion to live despite their…

Fibro Fighter Juice

This fibro fighter juice is sweet, tangy and creamy.  It tastes like a carrot ginger lemonade.  It’s made with powerful anti-inflammatory, detoxifying foods and that’s why this juice is a staple for me….not to mention I just love the taste! If you are suffering with fibromyalgia, chronic pain or any inflammatory conditions this juice is…

ARE THE CAUSE OF FIBROMYALGIA .. PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION

They are the cause of fibromyalgia. Medical geneticists those 90 conditions of patient DNA, causing symptoms with changes in the immune system and the nervous system of these patients. Many times have felt misunderstood. Or worse, accused of simulating a disease. But now science proves them right. And it is that medical producers have discovered…

New technology helping patients with foot pain

Previous Next Andrew Carpenean Dr. James E. Lewandowski, podiatrist and owner of the Mid-Nebraska Foot Clinic, makes an adjustment to the Erchonia 635 non-thermal laser treatment a patient receives for neuropathy at the clinic on West Division Street. The Erchonia FX 635 is a non-thermal laser treatment for conditions such as fibromyalgia and the chronic…