Inflammation (immune system activation) plays a big role in causing certain types of pain, especially arthritis and joint pain. Four plants that can lower pain by reducing inflammation are: Turmeric, Devil’s Claw, Boswellia, and White Willow.
A recent Chinese study discovered that the CBD’s neuroprotection is due to its effects on mitochondria, the furnaces that produce energy in our cells. And this means CBD might be able to help mitochondrial function in other conditions like fibromyalgia, too.
Many people with chronic pain and fibromyalgia turn to over-the-counter herbal treatments such as kratom. While this plant definitely has some pain-relieving potential, there are concerning safety and side effects that need to be considered. This article reviews our current scientific understanding of this intriguing plant.
More FAQ on CBD including a comparison of inhalation, sublingual or oral routes, and whether CBD has any cardiac side effects.
Another huge factor affecting sexual enjoyment in fibromyalgia is pain—both widespread pain and painful intercourse can wipe out any enjoyment of sex. In this post I want to talk specifically about how to lessen pain experienced during sex.
Let’s discuss oxytocin, a brain chemical that modulates bonding and social behaviors. Can it help with low libido or even pain?