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I’m Not ‘Sick.’ I Have Fibromyalgia.

By Becca Luna The struggle with fibromyalgia is that every day it’s something new. My everyday is a constant battle on an all-terrain track; full of dangers, no idea where I’m going or what I’ll hit next. I’m in an infinity roundabout of symptoms. Every obstacle is calculated to avoid risk but the …

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A Typical 24 Hours With Fibromyalgia

By Kira McCarthy Three years ago, my doctor said the F-word… that’s right, fibromyalgia. I ignored her. But for the last year I have been in constant pain and I find it really hard to focus on anything other than finding pain relief or finding a new treatment that might actually make …

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15 Triggers To Avoid If You Have Fibromyalgia

Sometimes life with fibromyalgia can feel like navigating through a minefield. There is a seemingly endless number of “mines” out there that can aggravate your symptoms, causing your fibromyalgia to flare-up. One must proceed with caution as even one misstep can have an impact on you for days as you …

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What is Occipital Neuralgia? How Is It Related To Fibromyalgia?

BY:Wyatt Redd One of the worst things about fibromyalgia, besides the chronic pain and fatigue, has to be the way that people who suffer from fibromyalgia are at risk of so many other conditions like autoimmune diseases and especially, chronic headaches. It’s estimated that up to forty percent of people with …

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Fascia: A Hidden Piece of the Puzzle of Fibromyalgia Pain

By Ginevra Liptan, MD You may have heard from your doctor or a TV ad that fibromyalgia is caused by over-activity of pain sensing nerves. It’s true, this is one important source of fibromyalgia pain, but there are other even more important triggers of pain that must be addressed in …

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Deadly new drugs emerge in North Carolina’s opioid crisis

Alexandria Bordas , WVEC Phyllis Crawford was sitting in her gazebo enjoying the spring warmth when an Asheville police department patrol car stopped in front of her house. That was strange, she thought. She lives in Haywood County. The officer walked into her backyard, removed his hat, and from his expression …

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8 Remedies For Sciatica Pain You Need to Try Before Putting Another Painkiller in Your Mouth

The sciatic nerve is among the biggest in the body, starting at the lower spine, going through the buttocks, and ending down to the lower limb of the foot. Its location makes it responsible for the strength, feeling and movement of legs. Sciatica pain is a common issue, manifested by …

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New vaccine for fibromyalgia treatment that actually work.Must Read

By Donna Gregory Burch If someone could give you a vaccine that would cure your fibromyalgia, would you do it? That may sound like a dream, but it’s closer to reality than you might think. Los Angeles-based biomedical firm EpicGenetics and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers are seeking approval from the U.S. Food …

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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 …

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I’m a Doctor With Chronic Illness. Here Are 12 Things I Wish People Knew.

By Amy Stenehjem,M.D I’ve written this article to help educate those who want to learn about chronic illness. It is written from my perspective, that of a doctor who treated patients with chronic illness for many years, and who spent five years of my life homebound due to chronic illness. I …

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