FDA warns Gabapentin, Pregabalin may cause serious breathing problems

FDA Announcement The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has release a warning related to the use of gabapentin and pregablin. In the warning they said that “serious breathing problems may occur in patients using gabapentin (Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant) or pregabalin (Lyrica, Lyrica CR) who have respiratory risk factors”. These include the use of opioid pain medicines and other…

Could Green-Light Eyeglasses Help Manage Anxiety About Fibromyalgia Pain?

By Becky UphamNovember 2, 2022 People with fibromyalgia who wore special green eyeglasses for several hours a day had less anxiety and used fewer opioids to manage chronic pain than people who didn’t wear the glasses, according to a new study presented at Anesthesiology 2022 conference, held in San Francisco October 13–17. “Our research found that certain wavelengths of green…

My Symptoms Were Dismissed By Doctors for Over 3 Years—Until I Was Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia

mbg ContributorBy Shannon KaiserOur editors have independently chosen the products listed on this page. If you purchase something mentioned in this article, we may earn a small commission.July 23, 2022 — 10:00 AMShare on:While some health issues are visible to the outside world, many people face chronic conditions that don’t have externally visible signs or symptoms—also…

What are the 9 symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) If you have BPD, everything feels unstable: your relationships, moods, thinking, behavior—even your identity. But there is hope and this guide to symptoms, treatment, and recovery can help. What is borderline personality disorder (BPD)? If you have borderline personality disorder (BPD), you probably feel like you’re on a rollercoaster—and not just…

Fibromyalgia Patients Needed for Online Therapy Study

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor A digital therapeutics company is looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical trial to see if smartphone-based therapy can improve symptoms of fibromyalgia. Swing Therapeutics recently announced that its acceptance and commitment therapy program (ACT), a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the…

Fibromyalgia flattens me. Here’s what helps me cope with constant pain

Fibromyalgia flattens me. Here’s what helps me cope with constant pain Nikki Marshall A flare-up starts with instant exhaustion and a brain fog so dense I might struggle to speak Full Story: ‘The pain can feel like an evil flower blossoming inside me’ Woman in bed ‘I can think of just two days this year…

Fibromyalgia Mainly Affects Women, So Obviously We Know Very Little About It

Fibromyalgia Mainly Affects Women, So Obviously We Know Very Little About It DANNI SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHED BY TINO CHIWARIRO Unless you know someone affected or are a doctor yourself, you’re probably unsure what fibromyalgia syndrome is. The silence around this chronic pain-related condition is deafening, even though it is thought to affect around one in 20 people in…

What is fibromyalgia and what are its symptoms

What is fibromyalgia and what are its symptoms EFE Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome It is characterized by muscle pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, and memory and mood problems. Most of the symptoms It occurs after a physical trauma (Car accidents, falls or bumps), surgeriesAnd the Bacterial infections (Throat and / or stomach) or Great psychological pressure. Many people suffer from…

Fibromyalgia And ME Should Be Recognised As Disabilities, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca Says

Fibromyalgia And ME Should Be Recognised As Disabilities, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca Says By Tim Diacon Share this restaurant by email Former President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca has urged Malta to start recognising fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) as disabilities. “Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) should be recognised as the disabilities that they are,” Coleiro Preca wrote yesterday to…

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved!

By Rebecca Savastio      Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left…

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