Lady Gaga in hospital with ‘severe physical pain’

The Poker Face singer was recently at a film festival promoting a documentary in which she reveals her battle with fibromyalgia. Image:The star had to cancel a concert in Rio   Lady Gaga has cancelled a gig in Rio after being taken to hospital suffering from “severe physical pain”. The singer was due perform at…

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…

2 New Drugs That Actually Work Against Fibromyalgia

By: David Edelberg, MD Via- wholehealthchicago Regular readers know I’m very skeptical about the claims of new drugs, especially those advertised on TV with a voice at the end of the commercial reading the side effects at the speed of a tobacco auctioneer (I always listen carefully for “death,” that ultimate side effect). You’ll see no…

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…

5 Little-Known Tips for Sleeping With Chronic Pain

By Andrew Moeller If you’re like most people with chronic pain, you struggle with either falling asleep or staying asleep. Watch: Insomnia and Back Pain Video Insomnia and chronic pain are best treated together. See Pain and Sleeping Problems Need to be Treated Together This is no small matter, as a lack of sleep can make your chronic…

Show that fibromyalgia is not an imaginary disease

FacebookTwitterGoogle+RedditTumblrLinkedInPinterestShare They have often felt misunderstood. Or worse, accused of simulating an ailment. But now science proves them right. And it is that medical geneticists have found that fibromyalgia – a disease that hitherto regarded generally as a disorder psychological of somatization – is a pathology of origin neurological result of neurochemical imbalances in the central nervous system. Thanks to a study conducted with 3,000 people-of which two – thirds…

What Does Hand Pain And Fibromyalgia Feel Like?

Hand Pain And Fibromyalgia Do you have hand pain and fibromyalgia? Pain in the extremities is common in fibromyalgia and sometimes overlooked due to the other common pain areas of the fibro body. It might be hard to distinguish the difference between pain that is caused from fibromyalgia, nerve pain or pain that stems from another…

Control Fibromyalgia Foot Pain

When fibromyalgia affects the lower part of the body, this is somewhat different than upper body pain due to the weight bearing nature of both legs and feet. Although this is just one area of the body affected, I rarely meet a person with fibromyalgia who does not have some kind of leg and/or fibromyalgia…

Fibromyalgia: Why It Appears, How To See It And How To Treat It.

 –    Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder. According to WebMD, it causes muscle and joint pains, memory and mood issues, and fatigue. It is the second common musculoskeletal disorder after osteoarthritis, but there are still questions about it even in the medical world. At this time there is no cure for this disorder. Women are…