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The Facts About Fibromyalgia and the Opioid Crisis I Wish People Understood

By Mikki Ingram, Like so many, I’ve been watching the news stories lately about the opioid crisis. I’ve been watching the chronic pain community. I’ve been paying attention to the uptick in pain-related suicides. I’ve been watching people being refused their pain medication from national pharmacy chains. I’ve been watching the slow criminalization …

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Fibromyalgia: The Pain Behind Lady Gaga’s Poker Face

Lady Gaga has been forced to cancel a number of shows due to the severe chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. But what is it?  Lady Gaga has postponed her tour and announced she has fibromyalgia. But what is it? Photograph: Matt Slocum/AP By Nick Fallon, Earlier this month, Lady Gaga announced …

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Costochondritis: How Chest Pain and Fibromyalgia are Related

By Bill Cravens, Anyone who suffers from fibromyalgia knows of the various different types of symptoms and pain there are associated with it.  They also know what a large part of the pain associated with fibromyalgia occurs in the chest. One of these is costochondritis.   Many people who have fibromyalgia also …

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Do You Lose Strength in the Hands Due to Fibromyalgia Rheumatic Diseases Yes?

Common feature that most fibromyalgia patients have is diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is often accompanied by morning articular stiffness,Paresthesias in the hands and feet, ie tingling and numbness, sleep disturbances and above all a feeling of tiredness and fatigue that accompanies …

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Marijuana Chewing Gum to Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain

The legalization of marijuana in many states has opened numerous perspectives and has resulted in many ingenious ideas for its use, expanding the range of medicinal marijuana products.   The evidence that cannabis is an effective method to treat painful and chronic conditions is undeniable. Additionally, it is more effective …

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Tramadol: The Most Dangerous Drug In The World

Imagine a prescription medication that relieves pain just as well as narcotics like Oxycontin, but isn’t addictive. Too good to be true? Turns out, yes. For years, that was the case with Tramadol, a synthetic opioid drug that was released in 1995 under the brand name Ultram to great expectations. This new …

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A KILLER IN YOUR FRIDGE SWEET POISON..A MUST READ !!!

In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; she was in so much pain. By March 2002, she had …

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33 Surprising Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia. Some Of Them We Never Notice

By; Paige Wyant Editor’s note: Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health, please consult a doctor or medical professional. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness most commonly known for causing widespread pain, fatigue and brain fog. However, the disease is complex – it can cause a multitude of symptoms and is often accompanied …

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A Promising New Drug Kills Pain Like Morphine—And It’s Not Addictive, Either

by Jordan E. Rosenfeld Throw around the word “opioid”—a morphine-derived painkiller like heroin, Vicodin, or Oxycontin—and “epidemic” is likely to follow. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that U.S. deaths from opioid abuse are at a record high, with 78 fatalities occurring every day, a number that has quadrupled since 1999. A 2016 Kaiser Health survey found that nearly half of …

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NASA Will Pay You 18000 USD To Stay In Bed And Smoke Weed For 70 Straight Days

by David Vanallen We all get lazy from time to time and just want to quit everything, crawl back to bed under a layer of blankets and live there until we feel better. We might feel a bit guilty but a relaxing day in bed sounds awesome. Even though it’s a …