What We Need to Remember About Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Ever since I heard “Just Dance” on the radio back in 2008, I’ve been a huge fan of Lady Gaga. I loved her dance-worthy music, outrageous fashion choices and inclusiveness of people of all races, genders, beliefs and abilities. She has been an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and is open about her struggles with depression,…

How a hyperbaric chamber works to treat the fibromyalgia suffered by María José Campanario

Recently, we learned that María José Campanario used a hyperbaric chamber as an additional treatment for her condition, fibromyalgia. We discussed with specialists about this technique to explain what this application, its applications and benefits for patients, like the wife of Jesulín de Ubrique or Lady Gaga, with this disease. What is hyperbaric medicine? “This…

Friendships that fade when you are chronically ill

Living with chronic back pain has been a challenge to say the least. Then discovering that I was extremely exhausted and my body physically hurt and hurt so badly because I have fibromyalgia was devastating for me to understand and eventually learn to live with, I am still learning. It is moments like this that…

5 Underrated Benefits of Medical Cannabis I’ve Experienced

When weighing your treatment options, you often do research and try to paint yourself a realistic picture though all the hope. When I started research on medical cannabis, I was skeptical — maybe even cynical. I had already tried so many snake oils for pain management and I was tired of being jerked around. What…

How to Treat Frozen Shoulders in Fibromyalgia

BY LYN JENSEN Seeking pain relief is a major concern for the overwhelming majority of people who seek out medical care, and while some forms of pain are very easy to diagnose and treat (or perhaps even cure), others we have very limited knowledge on. A prime example of this is fibromyalgia, where the chronic…

Do you lose strength in your hands? Fibromyalgia sufferers do

A common feature that most fibromyalgia sufferers present is a diffuse pain that affects a large part of the body. This disconcerting symptom is usually accompanied by morning joint stiffness, paresthesias in the hands and feet, ie tingling sensation and numbness, sleep disturbances and above all a feeling of tiredness and fatigue that accompanies them…

Finding Relief from Fibromyalgia

Muscle Spasms While you may not be able to prevent fibromyalgia muscle spasms all together, you can learn to recognize them and minimize their occurrence. Recognizing Fibromyalgia Muscle Spasms  It’s important to differentiate between muscle spasms, twitches, and cramps. A cramp occurs when a muscle contracts and doesn’t relax, producing consistent pain that can last for…

Violence is the main cause of fibromyalgia

Violence is the main cause of fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a pain disorder, with symptoms ranging from muscle pain and numbness in the limbs to sleep disturbances. Inflammation and the body’s response to stress by complex interaction between the brain and other organs play a role in fibromyalgia. It can be difficult to avoid the limitations…

Dr Carlos Ambrosio Uboldi: Fibromyalgia exists

Why do many colleagues say that Fibromyalgia does not exist? The human being always has a tendency to ignore what he does not understand. And it is easier to ignore than to take the trouble to understand. But also, as Karl Popper says “True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the fact of…

Fibromyalgia study: is a real disease

We do not know exactly what causes fibromyalgia, but now, thanks to the French researchers, we have an idea. Fibromyalgia may be linked to abnormal blood flow in certain parts of the brain. Dr. Eric Guedj of the Hospital-University Center of Timone in Marseille, France, was the principal investigator in a blood perfusion study (abnormal…

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