Can marijuana help treat fibromyalgia?

Although best known as a recreational drug, marijuana has been used medicinally for thousands of years. In the United States, the use of marijuana (also known as cannabis) is illegal under federal law. However, many states have passed laws to decriminalize its use for the treatment of specific medical conditions. As a result, more and…

How Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affiliated with Fibromyalgia.

By: Wyatt Redd’ One of the worst things about living with fibromyalgia is the way it seems to lead to so many other conditions. People with fibromyalgia are more likely to experience everything from heartburn to restless leg syndrome. And one of the conditions that people with fibromyalgia frequently end up experiencing is trouble with the digestive tract, like…

Why Do People Get Confused? Fibromyalgia is Actually Not an Autoimmune Disease

You may have seen some conflicting information regarding fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. Some people will tell you it is considered to be an autoimmune disease, others will tell you it’s not. However, you must know that physicians do not consider fibromyalgia to be an autoimmune disease. The cause of this debilitating disease is not known…

WHAT CAUSES THE FIBROMYALGIA BURNING SENSATION.?

By : Tiffany Vance-Huffman It’s the fibromyalgia burning sensation: Do you ever feel like your bones are on fire? What about the top of your leg or your back, maybe even under the skin? Some fibromyalgia patients feel like lava is being pumped through their veins rather than blood. You might even have that burning…

GenFo Releases 2018 Guide for Fibromyalgia Sufferers to Get Medical Cannabis Cards

Citing data from a National Pain Foundation survey (which was conducted by National Pain Report), Genfo noted that 62% of fibromyalgia sufferers reported cannabis as “very effective” in treating their symptoms. Although cannabis remains illegal on a federal level in the United States, many states have legalized cannabis for valid medical purposes. With the recommendation of a…

‘Breakthrough’ drug could offer hope for multiple sclerosis patients.

The development of a “breakthrough” drug for patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) may offer hope for some patients in Ireland, researchers have said. A study of the siponimod drug, carried out in 31 countries on more than 1,600 people with secondary progressive MS, found it significantly delays the advancement of the disease. If approved…

Marijuana bill passes Senate vote 44-29, advances to committee

OTTAWA – After some concern the vote would be close, senators have passed the Liberal government’s marijuana legalization bill at second reading by a vote of 44 to 29. The legislation, C-45, will now advance to the committee study stage in the Senate. There was some nervousness earlier on Thursday that there were enough dissenting…

Demi Lovato Reveals She Considered Suicide at 7

Demi Lovato is a longtime champion of self-care and a dedicated advocate for mental health, and the pop star has worked through extremely difficult times to get to the happy, healthy place she is now. She’s discussed living with bipolar disorder and battling addiction before, but in acandid new conversation with Dr. Phil, she reveals that her…

Winston-Salem woman walking 500 miles to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Nichole Taylor is getting ready for the journey of a lifetime. She’s preparing to walk 500 miles from France to Spain for an ancient pilgrimage. “When I heard about the Camino De Santiago a few years ago, it kind of resonated with my soul,” she said. She’s currently training for her journey…

Top 8 Natural Remedies to Help Fibromyalgia.

If you’re suffering from the pain and achiness of fibromyalgia, you may be feeling frustrated with typical drug options, most of which have minimal effectiveness for the condition. Fortunately, there are many natural approaches to the disorder. Fibromyalgia is a type of arthritis. Doctors classify it as a syndrome, which means that it is a collection of…