What is the worst case of fibromyalgia.?

Have you ever wondered what the worst case of fibromyalgia would be? After all, it is a disease that affects everyone differently. And it makes sense that some people are affected more severely than others. So, what would be the worst case of fibromyalgia? How severely could it affect your life? And what could you do to treat it?…

Fibromyalgia is not all in your head, confirms new research.

Fibromyalgia has been a mysterious disease that causes pain throughout the body and deep in the tissues without apparent cause. A large part of the medical community believed that the disease was psychosomatic and people basically think that they are suffering. But a small biopharmaceutical company, Intidyn, or Integrated Tissue Dynamics, has found what they believe is…

To the Doctors Who Denied My Lyme Disease.

I do not want you to feel singled out by this letter. I am hoping you learn something from it and one less person will have to go through what I did to receive a diagnosis. You were only one of seven doctors who told me I did not have Lyme disease when I told you I thought…

Finally Scientists discover a new way to battle multiple sclerosis.

Ridiculous. That’s how Andrew Caprariello says his colleagues described his theory about multiple sclerosis (MS) back when he was doing his PhD in Ohio. Caprariello’s passion to explore controversial new theories about MS propelled him to seek out a postdoctoral fellowship with a like-minded thinker, whom he found in University of Calgary’s Dr. Peter Stys,…

Hyperreflexia and Fibromyalgia.

While we often think of fibromyalgia as a disease of the body, many people with the condition suffer from symptoms related to the brain. For instance, many people with fibromyalgia experience something called hyperreflexia. Hyperreflexia is a neurological symptom, meaning that it’s related to the brain and nervous system. And while the condition isn’t life-threatening, it can…

Costochondritis in Fibromyalgia.

People with fibromyalgia are also susceptible to having pain in the chest, a condition known as Costochondritis. The chest pain can range from mild annoyance to excruciating pain described as being similar to a heart attack. What is Costochondritis? Costochondritis is basically an inflammation of the cartilage that links your ribs to the breast bone,…

25 ‘Embarrassing’ Symptoms of Depression We Don’t Talk About.

When you live with a health condition, oftentimes there are some unwanted — or “embarrassing” — symptoms you have to learn to live with. This can be especially true when you are struggling with depression. Maybe you can’t remember the last time you showered, and dry shampoo just isn’t covering it up anymore. Maybe your once-satisfying…

How afraid should we be of ticks and Lyme disease.?

There has been a surge in cases of the tick-borne infection, with rugby star Matt Dawson the latest public figure to warn of the dangers after needing heart surgery to recover. Here’s the truth about the tiny creatures and the harm they can cause Infected deer ticks are nothing if not indiscriminate when they gorge…

How badly Fibromyalgia affects your feet.

By Madeline R. Vann, MPH  Medically revised by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD Treatment with fibromyalgia should extend from the top of the head to the tip of the toes, literally. Although the feet are not the most likely location to experience pain from fibromyalgia, in a recent article published in the journal  Arthritis Research and Therapy , approximately half…