Your cells may give us a head start to choosing the right medication, and shorten the painful trial-and-error process that we otherwise go through before finding effective treatments.
The massive connective tissue network that surrounds all of our muscles plays a key role in generating the pain and muscle tenderness of fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia is much more common in men than previously thought.
Today, on fibromyalgia awareness day, recognize yourself for your courage to keep putting one foot in front of the other.
Recently I have been reminded how useful magnesium can be during flares as a tool to activate my relaxation response.
We are just beginning to uncover exactly how to use the cannabis plant safely and most effectively.
Marijuana is very effective as a pain reliever for many pain conditions, including fibromyalgia. So why don’t more doctors recommend it?
Laboratory research and clinical trials have demonstrated unexpected, paradoxical effects when opiate blockers are combined with opiates that enhance their pain-relieving effects.
If you have fibromyalgia there is a treatment option for chronic pain you need to know about. It is called low-dose naltrexone (LDN). Here is the really amazing thing: it is not an opiate pain medication. In fact, it is exactly the opposite: an opiate blocker!
Successful management of any chronic illness requires a large component of education on self-management skills.