Lady Gaga’s New Netflix Documentary Is a Rallying Cry to Those Who Suffer From Chronic Pain

by JE BANACH While Little Monsters everywhere have been lamenting Lady Gaga’s recent tweet announcing the postponement of the European leg of her Joanne World Tour, I have been rejoicing. Let me tell you why. The aforementioned Twitter bomb arrived with a tandem statement that Germanotta has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic illness characterized by widespread…

Kirsty Young to take Desert Island Discs break because of illness

Lauren Laverne will cover BBC Radio 4 show while host is away due to fibromyalgia    Kirsty Young took over as host of Desert Island Discs in 2006. Photograph: Amelia Troubridge/BBC Kirsty Young is to take a break from presenting BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs for “a number of months” because she has a…

How Badly Fibromyalgia Can Affect Your Eyesight. Research

By: Emily Lucca Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune condition that causes chronic mental and physical problems, including fatigue, pain, and even psychological distress. Research shows that over 6 million people in the United States alone are affected by this condition. According to NFA, or National Fibromyalgia Association, symptoms of fibromyalgia can also include disturbances in sleep,…

A Surprising Relationship between Fibromyalgia and Thyroids

BY WYATT REDD Roughly twenty million people in the United States are diagnosed with hypothyroidism, and of those, a large percentage end up being diagnosed with fibromyalgia as well. Both of the conditions have many similar symptoms, such as fatigue, depression, anxiety, and muscle and joint soreness and pain. This is one reason why it…

Living With Fibromyalgia And Speaking Difficulty

By Sue Jaye Fibromyalgia is a disease that has many symptoms and some of them can be confusing for people. So in case you were thinking that it only affects the energy levels of the body and that the only problem is muscle and tissue pain, you were wrong. This kind of disease can affect…

Good News: First Licence Granted to Treat Pain with Medicinal Cannabis

BY JULIA NELSON · License to treat pain with medicinal cannabis given the go ahead. A license to treat chronic pain with medicinal cannabis has been granted here for the first time, it has emerged. A 3-month agreement was given the green light by the Department of Health to use Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) people in constant agony. THC…

10 Causes Of Fibromyalgia Your Doctor Is Ignoring

  By: Author: Dr. Amy Myers It’s estimated that fibromyalgia affects approximately 10 million people in the United States. Fibromyalgia is classically characterized by chronic pain, particularly muscle pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, brain fog or cognitive impairment, depression and painful tender points throughout the body. Conventional medicine has yet to uncover the cause of fibromyalgia and only offers management…

IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Fibromyalgia  

By: James Pegler Anyone with fibromyalgia knows that there are hundreds of treatments that address the varied symptoms of fibro. It is because there are so many different ways that the disorder manifests itself, with so many different symptoms. Addressing each symptom can lead to a plethora of treatments. There is a newer treatment that…

How Reflexology can Help Fibromyalgia Sufferers

  By: WYATT REDD At times, we may try certain types of therapy for our fibromyalgia symptoms and realize that they are not working as well as they could be. We need more relief because our symptoms get worse, or we just need to find relief because nothing is really working. That being said, it’s important…