Stroke Causes And Risk Factors That May Surprise You.

Surprising Stroke Causes A stroke transpire when the blood supply to your brain is interrupted or lessen. This deprives your brain of the oxygen and nutrients which can cause your brain cells to die.A stroke causes may be by a blocked artery (ischemic stroke) or the leaking or bursting of a blood vessel (hemorrhagic stroke). Some people may experience…

What is the treatment for fibromyalgia?

There are both medication and non-medication treatments for fibromyalgia. Medication treatments frequently help manage the pain and sleeplessness from which fibromyalgia patients suffer. However, the non-medication treatments are really the basis of treatment for fibromyalgia. The non-medication treatments for fibromyalgia include education, exercise, and stress reduction. Sleep disorders may require both medication and non-medication treatments. Education about fibromyalgia is very important. Often…

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship.

Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me. There was no punch on the very first date with my ex-husband. That’s not normally how abusive marriages…

Research teams find widespread inflammation in the brains of fibromyalgia patients.

A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers – collaborating with a team at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden – has documented for the first time widespread inflammation in the brains of patients with the poorly understood condition called fibromyalgia. Their report has been published online in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. “We don’t have good treatment…

How Reflexology can Help Fibromyalgia Sufferers

By: WYATT REDD At times, we may try certain types of therapy for our fibromyalgia symptoms and realize that they are not working as well as they could be. We need more relief because our symptoms get worse, or we just need to find relief because nothing is really working. That being said, it’s important to…

Is marijuana the answer to the opioid epidemic?

Can marijuana save the day? Not yet. But Americans with pains are already turning to the marijuana plant. Hope: one day you will have the option of varieties or formulations of compounds in marijuana, called “cannabinoids”, that bring relief, they are not addictive and they leave your mind clear. “Cannabinoids will replace opioids for chronic…

A recipe for regenerating nerve fibers across complete spinal cord injury

Neuroscientists at UCLA, Harvard University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have identified a three-pronged treatment that triggers axons—the tiny fibers that link our nerve cells and enable them to communicate—to regrow after complete spinal cord injury in rodents. Not only did the axons grow through scars, they could also transmit signals across the…

Researchers trying to fathom the causes of fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia is something of a mystery. It can’t be detected with scans or blood tests, yet it causes lifelong pain for millions of people. The disease mainly affects women (about 75-90 percent of cases), causing pain all over the body. Because not all healthcare professionals are adept at identifying and diagnosing fibromyalgia, reported rates of…

How to Deal with Sensory Overload

Do you struggle with sensory overload? I struggle with bright lights, the assault of loud noises, and any kind of motion that kickstarts my vertigo. Sensory overload is a painful struggle. For example, exposure to strong odors gives me headaches and nausea. For that reason, I have to be careful about what kinds of cleaners, laundry detergents, and…

7 Ways to Use Reflexology for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic, widespread pain and tenderness in the body. It is difficult to diagnose because there are no diagnostic tests or x-rays that can detect it, and the symptoms of fibromyalgia mimic symptoms of other medical conditions. Reflexology is an effective, non-invasive treatment for relieving the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Steps In reflexology,…