Looking for Help With Chronic Pain? Get the Right Advice First.

Looking for Help With Chronic Pain? Get the Right Advice First. 1 in 5 people are affected by chronic pain yet millions of dollars goes to pain research every year. Why are so many people still suffering? Lissanthea Taylor TL/DR: We’re launching a brand-new website for people with persisting pain that helps them to find accurate, helpful…

Is It Okay To Use Opioid Painkillers For Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia often turn to painkillers for temporary treatment. A lot of times, heavy doses of painkillers may seem to be the only thing that can effectively relieve you of pain. But is the use of opioid painkillers for fibromyalgia safe? If not, are there other alternatives? Read on to find out. How Do…

Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness ByAnna Uselton Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness BY:Gloria Shannon Sitting at the end of my bed, it suddenly thumps me across the chest like a ton of bricks. My lip trembles, I can feel the lump in my throat and I have to stop…

How Arthritis Strikes Your Feet, and 11 Ways to Heal Your Arthritis Foot Pain

Arthritis If you live with arthritis, chances are you feel the painful effects in your feet. “Feet are tremendously affected by arthritis,” says Vinicius Domingues, MD, a rheumatologist in Daytona Beach, Florida, and medical advisor for CreakyJoints. Indeed, osteoarthritis (OA), the most common type of arthritis, affects the feet of one in six people over…

Is Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosed as ADHD in Young People?

ADHD Fibromyalgia is a complicated illness. The experts still aren’t sure exactly what causes it or how to cure it. But researchers discover new correlations every day and develop clues about the nature of the illness. The more recent interesting finding from researchers is a possible link with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses in young…

Lady Gaga Breaks Down Discussing Fibromyalgia.

The singer and actress is currently headlining A Star Is Born in theaters, and she took some time to receive the award, wearing an oversized “power suit” from designer Marc Jacob’s Spring 2019 collection. It was the choice of the suit itself, which she wore instead of a traditional gown, that turned so many heads and was…

Chronic Sinusitis and Fibromyalgia: Is There a Link?

Chronic Sinusitis and Fibromyalgia: ByAnna Uselton Chronic Sinusitis and Fibromyalgia: By : Holly Case Nobody really knows for sure what causes fibromyalgia. Researchers are still trying to learn more about the condition every day. Though exact causes of fibro aren’t clear, we do know that certain health conditions and fibro often seem to go hand…

Lady Gaga on her fight with fibromyalgia: ‘Chronic pain is no Joke’

ByAnna Uselton BY:Laura Hensley Lady Gaga is tired of people thinking the chronic pain she experiences isn’t real. In the October issue of Vogue, the 32-year-old pop star opened up about her struggle with fibromyalgia, a condition that affects the nervous system and causes pain throughout the body. “I get so irritated with people who…

One in 10 Suicides Linked to Chronic Pain

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor The nation’s suicide rate has been climbing steadily for over a decade and so have the number of suicides associated with chronic pain, according to a groundbreaking study by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The researchers looked at over 123,000 suicides in 18 states from 2003…