How to Protect Older People From the Coronavirus

How to Protect Older People From the Coronavirus People over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Here are some steps to reduce their risk A patient being screened for coronavirus at the University Hospital in Bordeaux, France, on Thursday.Credit…Caroline Blumberg/EPA, via  By Katie Hafn Amid the uncertainty swirling around…

Fibromyalgia, Lady Gaga’s disease: the national register is underway

  Lady Gagashadow Almost six million Italians suffer from a rheumatic illness (one in three after the age of 65). Among these, two million, especially women aged between 25 and 45, are affected by fibromyalgia. A little known disease, until not long ago when a star of the likes of Lady Gaga confessed to being a patient , and…

What’s Wrong with Me?

What’s Wrong with Me? I had an autoimmune disease. Then the disease had me. By Meghan O’Rourke Online, I found a welcoming sick ward of fellow-sufferers, and I started to live there. Illustration by Anna and Elena Balbusso Illness narratives usually have startling beginnings—the fall at the supermarket, the lump discovered in the abdomen, the doctor’s call….

Jeff Sessions: People suffering from chronic pain should “take an aspirin and harden”

Jeff Sessions does not give a shit about the opioid epidemic. During a speech at the US Attorney’s office UU In Tampa, Florida, this week, Attorney General   Jeff Sessions  said that people who suffer from chronic pain should simply “take an aspirin and make an effort.” The sessions, whose opposition to medical marijuana is well known, tried to address…

How Amitriptyline May Help People With Fibromyalgia

  By:  WYATT REDD Over the years, various medications have undergone evaluation for use in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Those medications include muscle relaxants, corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), sedatives and tricylic antidepressants. Tricylic antidepressants actually have some history in the treatment of fibromyalgia. In fact, several of these antidepressants are used in the treatment of…

Lady Gaga shares what it’s like to live with trauma, mental illness and fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga shares what it’s like to live with trauma, mental illness and fibromyalgia Prior to releasing the film “A Star Is Born,” starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, the singer opened a new interview with Vogue about life with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and fibromyalgia. In the interview, which was released on Monday, she described…

This woman with an incurable disease wants to end her life, but can’t get assisted death

Elizabeth St. PhilipCTV News @LizTV Contact Ryan FlanaganCTVNews.ca Writer @flanaganryan Contact Avis FavaroMedical Correspondent, CTV National News @ctv_avisfavaro Contact CTV National News: Extending the right to die Advocates would like to extend the right to die beyond just the terminally ill. Avis Favaro has one Ontario woman’s story.   TORONTO — An Ontario woman is sharing her story…

8 warning signs of fibromyalgia Everyone should remember.

As indicated above, generalized pain is associated with fibromyalgia. Having said that, there are about 18 tender points common in fibromyalgia sufferers, and anyone with 11 or more is likely to have the condition. These sensitive areas will cause severe pain in a small area when pressure is applied, and typically include spots on the…

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