Fibromyalgia and Dry Eyes and Mouth

Fibromyalgia and Dry Eyes and Mouth Fibromyalgia is typically characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, inability to get refreshing sleep, waking up tired and stiff and developing cognitive disturbances including lack of concentration and clumsiness, dizziness etc. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic and long term condition that has no cure. About 10 million…

What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?

By Stephanie Burke The first step when treating a back spasm is to get immediate relief by relaxing the muscle. Some effective treatments can include, muscle relaxants, cold therapy, heat therapy, walking, and anti-inflammatory medication. After the pain from the back spasm resolves, physical therapy can help prevent future spasms. Muscle spasms in your back can…

Fibromyalgia Dizziness, Balance & Falls,Potentially Dangerous Symptoms

In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you’re already in constant pain is to…

23 Tips For Men on Supporting a Partner with Chronic Pain

 by Pete Beisner Pete Beisner knows a lot about supporting a partner in pain. Here, he shares insights on how to take care of the person you love. RSVP to join weekly calls on Conscious Intersectionality We will be celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary this week, and I can say without a doubt that despite the…

Gabapentin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

BY CARRIE ANTON FINDING BALANCE WITH FIBRO -BY CARRIE ANTON. Gabapentin, a generic for Neurontin, is frequently prescribed for fibromyalgia. This drug has been shown to reduce pain, but it does have a number of drawbacks. I’ve been on gabapentin for over two years and it does provide some relief, but I’m concerned about the side effects. If you…

Fibromyalgia: What You Need To Know About “Muscle Knots” or Trigger Points

If you hurt all over and feel worn out, you may have stress on muscle fibers what leads to the formation of Trigger Points in muscles innervated by sciatic nerve. Trigger points may also manifest as tension headache, tinnitus, temporomandibular joint pain, decreased range of motion in the legs, and back pain. These symptoms are very similar to Fibromyalgia or…

Effects of Fibromyalgia On Legs. Connection between Fibro and Leg Pain

By: Kythy Jhone   Leg Pain And Fibromyalgia – The Connection Fibromyalgia’s characterizing trademark is boundless agony, including leg torment. Leg torment and fibromyalgia may differ from individual to individual, yet can present as sharp agony, a dull hurt, profound torment, or a greater amount of a throbbing sensation. Leg torment and fibromyalgia associations Leg…

The loneliness epidemic and how it can affect you in the UAE

With new research showing that solitude and isolation can be as damaging to our health as smoking and obesity, we look at whether this is a particular problem in the UAE When Marc moved to Dubai from The Netherlands, he expected to find it difficult at first, but wasn’t prepared for just how far from home he would…

Seventy Two Real Fibromyalgia Symptoms That Aren’t Just In Your Head

You’ve probably read about Fibromyalgia Symptoms such as  Fibromyalgia Pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible Fibromyalgia Symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’re not alone! The list is adapted from one…

Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain May Signal Early Death

By Amy Reyes Linked Articles Does Cervical Spine Treatment Reduce Low Back Pain? Pain Intensity and Location May Predict Chronic Low Back Pain Smoking Linked (Yet More Firmly) to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Musculoskeletal Hits Top 10 in Primary Care Visits Alexithymia’s Role in Chronic Pain Hypermobility: A Condition, Not a Diagnosis Study: This Corticosteroid Reduces OA…

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