Lifesaving Asthma Drug Linked to Nightmares and Depression

  According to a study published Wednesday in Pharmacology Research and Perspectives, Singulair (montelukast) has been linked to such side affects as nightmares, depression, aggression and headaches. The study used two databases to determine the prevalence of side effects for adults and children taking Singulair. One from the Netherlands reported over 300 adverse side effects. The other,…

5 questions to ask yourself before you say yes

5 questions to ask yourself before you say yes October 9, 2017 txchronicmom@gmail.comcoping, Fibromyalgia, Invisible Illness, Living with chronic illness, Mental Health Learning to say no is one of the most difficult parts of living with a chronic illness. No one wants to be considered selfish and uncaring because they never help out a friend or a family member, but when…

Fibromyalgia and Death. What You Need to Know

By : Mark Borigini M.D It has been accepted by many in the medical community for many years that fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome—not even a disease. And certainly not killing anyone. However, there have been sporadic reports in the literature of increased mortality due to cardiovascular disease and suicide. A study published last year…

Pruritus and Fibromyalgia

Wyatt Redd Image: Shutterstock/ Lisa S. If you know much about fibromyalgia, you’ve no doubt heard the list of most common symptoms: chronic fatigue, widespread pain in the joints of the body, mental fog and difficulty remembering basic things, and mental symptoms like depression. But the thing about fibromyalgia is that it’s never that simple….