Scientists Develop Cannabis Pain Patches for Fibromyalgia

Scientists Develop Cannabis Pain Patches for Fibromyalgia According to a press release from Cannabis Science, a firm that specializes in the creation of marijuana-based therapeutics, the company has developed two new cannabis-based medications for patients suffering from fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy nerve pain. How They Work The medications, which are essentially cannabis-based painkillers, will be dosed into…

What should relatives of those who have fibromyalgia know?

Although Fibromyalgia is not noticeable, it is very real. Many people think that a person is not really sick unless they look sick. When you have fibromyalgia, the person can be full of health (on the outside), but inside a procession of terrible terrible symptoms. Fibromyalgia is a difficult disease to understand. Although there is no…

Fibromyalgia and Hip Flexor Pain

It is not uncommon to have hip flexor issues or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. The hips, hip flexors, and lower back correlate with fibromyalgia pain areas due to tender areas around the lower back, many more trigger point areas and other conditions that affect the surrounding areas. The hip flexor muscles…

Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares

By Adrienne Dellwo In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you’re already in constant pain…

20 Products People With Fibromyalgia Swear By

  By: Paige Wyant When you struggle daily with the pain, fatigue and brain fog of fibromyalgia, it can quickly become frustrating and exhausting – especially since there’s no cure or one-size-fits-all treatment. Finding a product or technique to help ease your symptoms is often an ongoing process of trial and error that usually involves…

The Metaphors I Use to Describe Different Types of Fibromyalgia Pain

  I was bewildered when people called me lazy. I was struggling to travel and work, yet I was indulging in my passions, namely, writing fantasy fiction stories and dancing. It hurt terribly, but I dragged myself out all the same. Something most “normal” people didn’t do. Yet, what I got was being mocked for…

14 Photos That Show the Reality of Parenting With Fibromyalgia

Having a chronic illness like fibromyalgia can often feel like a full-time job: between doctor appointments, treatments and resting during flare-ups, managing your health can take up a lot of time and energy. So what happens when you’re a parent with fibromyalgia, and you not only have to take care of yourself, but your children, too? If you have…

Hyperreactive Brain Network May Be Cause of Chronic Pain in Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

Click Here to receive the latest FM News via e-mail A new study suggests a hyperreactive brain network may be the underlying cause of chronic pain in fibromyalgia. The report shows that brain networks of fibromyalgia patients have an underlying hypersensitivity that leads them to overreact to stimulation in an explosive, widespread, and synchronized manner. This type…

Fibromyalgia and Sciatica Pain – Can one affect the other?

Sciatica pain and fibromyalgia often coexist in the same person but may require different treatments and pain management options. Fibromyalgia itself is known for causing pain in various regions of the body. Many of us living with fibromyalgia may also have secondary diagnoses when symptoms overlap with other conditions. As complex as fibromyalgia is, we…

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