Formication and Fibromyalgia: Bugs Under Your Skin

What’s the most annoying thing about fibromyalgia? Is it the constant pain? Or the fatigue that makes it impossible to do even the most basic tasks? Maybe it’s the fibro-fog that leaves you forgetting where you left your keys every morning. Fibromyalgia has a seemingly endless supply of those little knock-on symptoms that all compete…

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…

For the husband whose wife has fibromyalgia and chronic disease

Dear Partner, Well, here we are, not only life as I know changed, unfortunately yours too! We are now on a new journey, it is not fun, it is not exciting, but rather a mountain climbing trip with many pit stops and detours ahead. So here are some things you should know when undertaking this trip that…

10 TRUE CAUSES OF FIBROMYALGIA THAT YOUR DOCTOR WILL NEVER TELL YOU ABOUT

While only an estimate, fibromyalgia affects 1 in 50 people, totaling up to 6 million.  It is characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain accompanied by symptoms like brain fog, cognitive impairment, depression, painful points throughout the body, fatigue, and sleep disturbances.  The root cause of fibromyalgia still remains unclear, and the conventional medicine currently addresses its…

The Apology I Owe My Patients With Fibromyalgia

I have an apology to make. I’d like to apologize to all the patients I saw in my years working in urgent care who had chronic pain due to fibromyalgia or autoimmune disease. I’d like to apologize for not knowing, understanding, and in some cases not even believing what you were going through. You see, in physician assistant school,…

4 Causes of Fibromyalgia You Are Currently Exposed To

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder suffered by millions of people worldwide. It occurs in people of all ages, even children, and affects more women than men. It is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep disturbances, brain fog and depression. Its cause is still a mystery among doctors, but recent imaging study…

72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (You Won’t Believe) What are Yours?

Uncategorized  72 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia (You Won’t Believe) What are Yours?  March 17, 2018 admin  0 Comments You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of…

Fibromyalgia and Thyroid Resistance

By Celeste CooperThe thyroid, a butterfly shaped gland located in the area of our Adam’s apple, secretes hormones, makes proteins and regulates metabolism to balance the way our body functions. There are many types of thyroid dysfunction, but one not commonly discussed is thyroid resistance. The late Dr. John Lowe, researcher and author of The Metabolic…

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