How to get a Spot in Clinical Trials for Fibromyalgia Treatments

FIBROMYALGIA How to get a Spot in Clinical Trials for Fibromyalgia Treatments Christine Cioppa New clinical trials are underway all around the country and world, studying drugs/devices or other treatments for fibromyalgia pain and other symptoms. This gives men and women more options than what’s traditionally prescribed during a doctor’s visit. WHY TRY A CLINICAL…

Are Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Related?

FIBROMYALGIA Are Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Related? Wyatt Redd A lot of people wonder if Guillain-barre syndrome and fibromyalgia are related. Both produce pretty similar symptoms in people who suffer from them, which makes it easy to see why people would think that there may be a connection between Guillain-barre syndrome and fibromyalgia. But is…

The Struggles I Face Every Day With Chronic Pain

The Struggles I Face Every Day With Chronic Pain The Struggles I Face Every Day With Chronic Pain1 It’s true what they say – pain changes you…irreparably and in ways you cannot even imagine. There are now two sides of myself. The side that can no longer take a single moment more of the agony…

VOICES OF FIBRO-RHONDA RICHARDSON-BURNS

VOICES OF FIBRO-RHONDA RICHARDSON-BURNS 06 JAN VOICES OF FIBRO-RHONDA RICHARDSON-BURNS Rhonda Richardson-Burns of Janesville, Iowa Rhonda has been married for 16 years and has 3 children and 5 grandchildren whom her and her husband love dearly. Rhonda works full-time as a Sr. Account Executive for an IT firm.  Her job keeps her very busy but luckily…

Does pain lead to mental illness or is it the other way around?

Does pain lead to mental illness or is it the other way around?  BY BIM It’s common knowledge that pain problems and mental illness will affect many of us over the course of our lives [1-4]. Comorbidity between pain and mental illness is often seen in clinical practice and is well established in the literature [5]….

Costochondritis: Relationship of Chest Pain and Fibromyalgia

Costochondritis: Relationship of Chest Pain and Fibromyalgia BY STELLA JONES · Costochondritis: Relationship of Chest Pain and Fibromyalgia People who are suffering from fibromyalgia know that there are numerous types of symptoms that are connected with fibromyalgia. Those people also know that their syndrome has a huge pain connected that occurs in the chest. Costochondritis is one…

14 Reasons Why Coconut Milk Is Good For Fibromyalgia Sufferers

14 Reasons Why Coconut Milk Is Good For Fibromyalgia Sufferers BY JULIA NELSON ·  14 Reasons Why Coconut Milk Is Good For Fibromyalgia Sufferers By Angie. I’ve never liked eating coconut. It’s a texture thing for me. There’s something about the kinda crunchy but kinda not strings of pulp that get caught in your teeth that grosses me…

Horrible Side Effects Make Fibromyalgia Patients Quit Drugs Early

Horrible Side Effects Make Fibromyalgia Patients Quit Drugs Early BY JULIA NELSON · Horrible Side Effects Make Fibromyalgia Patients Quit Drugs Early Neurontin and its newer more potent version, Fibromyalgia pain relief drug Lyrica, are widely used for off-label indications that are an outright flagrant danger to the public. These blockbuster drugs were approved for use even…

The inconvenient truth about your back pain

The inconvenient truth about your back pain |Tim Marcus Valentin Hustad Inconvenient truths might take your mind back to Al Gore’s film in 2006, and while this blog will have little to do with climate change, it will have a lot to do with environments. We’ll get back to that later. Now you have back…

I Am So Sick of Being Sick

I Am So Sick of Being Sick BY JULIA NELSON · I Am So Sick of Being Sick Having a chronic illness such as fibromyalgia really does take its toll on you, especially when you have a ton of other stuff along with it like me. It waxes and wanes but it never goes away, at least it doesn’t for me. Right…