How Does Fibromyalgia Affect Speech?

Problems with Speech By: Jack Claridge – One problem that many Fibromyalgia and M.E (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) sufferers encounter from time to time is problems with their speech. This is something that they find difficult to deal with to begin with but through time the problem is one that occurs and the sufferer and those around…

Why Does Fibromyalgia Cause Swelling?

I posted on fibromyalgia and swelling recently and many people commented on how they experience swelling often, so I thought I would look into it a bit more.  Well, I came across a post from a person who was discussing knee swelling, not associated with fibromyalgia. However, what she points out is very relevant to swelling associated with fibromyalgia.Here’s…

Eight Signs Of Fibromyalgia Usually People Ignore . #2 is Quite Strange

By Dr. John Regan Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread pain, among other symptoms. It can cause significant pain and fatigue, interfering with a person’s ability to carry out their daily activities. While the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, it’s estimated that it affects 5 million Americans ages 18 or…

Five Alternative Therapies for Treating Fibromyalgia Pain

The best piece of advice I can give to anyone living with fibromyalgia or any other chronic illness is to take a holistic approach to managing the disease and its symptoms. In my opinion, a holistic treatment approach is the most effective way to manage chronic disease and live as full of a life as…

6 Things to Know About Muscle Relaxants

By Louise Donahue If you’re in agony from back or neck pain, your doctor may have prescribed muscle relaxants, along with rest and other strategies to get you back on your feet. Muscle relaxants are often prescribed for short-term, acute back pain. Read: Muscle Relaxants Muscle relaxers are most often prescribed soon after a bout of back…

The History of Fibromyalgia .Its Horrible…!

 By Adrienne Dellwo, You sometimes hear fibromyalgia referred to as a “fad diagnosis” or “new disease,” but the truth is that fibromyalgia is far from new. It has centuries of history, with multiple name changes and discarded theories along the way. While it hasn’t always been accepted by the medical community, and today its acceptance isn’t universal, fibromyalgia…

FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain. Must Read Before Taking These Harmful Steroid

by Elisabeth Leamy The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The alert says: “Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in rare but serious adverse events, including loss of vision, stroke,…

33 Surprising Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia. Some Of Them We Never Notice

Fibromaygia/Chronic Pain    By; Paige Wyant Editor’s note: Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health, please consult a doctor or medical professional. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness most commonly known for causing widespread pain, fatigue and brain fog. However, the disease is complex – it can cause a multitude of symptoms and is often accompanied by comorbid…

Steer Clear of Steroid Injections if You Have Osteoarthritis of the Hip!

Posted on December 5, 2017 in Diseases & Conditions, Other with 8 Comments By Staff. If you have osteoarthritis and have received steroid injections in the hip, you have a significantly greater likelihood of bone death and collapse compared to control groups, says research presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Steroid injections in addition to anesthetics are…