What’s the deal with fibromyalgia and itching? What causes it?

BY JULIA NELSON · Are you losing your mind from scratching an itch that just won’t go away? It could be your scalp, the back of your neck or behind your ears, legs or feet, and even a finger. And let’s not forget the unmentionables as well! It’s that itch or feeling of bugs crawling on you,…

STUDY: ALCOHOL RELIEVES FIBROMYALGIA PAIN

 AdminLeave A CommentOn Study: Alcohol Relieves Fibromyalgia PainPosted In Uncategorized Study: Alcohol Relieves Fibromyalgia Pain Another study is adding to a growing body of evidence that alcohol is an effective – yet risky – way to treat chronic pain. Researchers at the University of Michigan surveyed over 2,500 patients being treated at a university pain clinic…

7 of the Most Common Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Women

AllaSerebrina via Deposit Photos Fibromyalgia: Have you heard of it? It’s one of those conditions that isn’t often spoken about, yet around 10 million people in the U.S. have it, according to the National Fibromyalgia Association.While it’s most common in women in their 20s and 30s (even Lady Gaga has it, who’s 32!), men still get…

13 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because Your Fibromyalgia Is Flaring

Navigating everyday life with fibromyalgia can be a challenge – so when your fibro symptoms flare up, causing increased pain, fatigue, brain fog and a plethora of other symptoms, simply getting through the day can sometimes feel near-impossible. Currently there is no cure for fibromyalgia, but many of those with the condition have developed certain…

Fibro: What People Don’t See (Infographic)

There’s so much more to fibromyalgia than meets the eye. Below the surface, living with fibro can mean days spent in bed, missed appointments, and alternate days when we seem “fine.” We know that fibromyalgia comes with hundreds of possible combinations of symptoms, many of which appear invisible to outsiders. Most people don’t see the…

Fibromyalgia is Linked to Childhood Stress and Unprocessed Negative Emotions

People who suffer with fibromyalgia can all agree that they have never been told that any one thing caused the onset of their symptoms, and medical professionals will all agree that there does not seem to be one specific cause of fibromyalgia. However, more recently doctors and researchers have been looking into trauma as being…

New vaccine for fibromyalgia treatment that actually work

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 and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a clinical trial…

Trauma-How Does It Relate To Fibromyalgia

People who suffer with fibromyalgia can all agree that they have never been told that any one thing caused the onset of their symptoms, and medical professionals will all agree that there does not seem to be one specific cause of fibromyalgia. However, more recently doctors and researchers have been looking into trauma as being…

New Findings: Fibromyalgia Pain Linked to Spinal Cord Dysfunction

Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain, among other symptoms but the underlying cause responsible for chronic pain in FM remains unclear. Recent and accumulating evidence suggests that central pain amplification is a key for fibromyalgia pathogenesis, a process characterized by augmented pain and central processing in the spinal cord and brain also known as…

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