Please Don’t Tell Me How To Feel When My Pain Flares Up.

  When I sit down and write to advocate for my illnesses, I feel this pressure that I always need to be positive. That if I’m not, that if I’m not seeing the positive in the things I’m still able to do, that well, I’m just not grateful or positive enough. That is the power…

5 things not to tell someone with fibromyalgia.

Living with fibromyalgia is extremely difficult, since millions of patients throughout the world can attest. The fact that physical and emotional pain is not visible to others can often make it even more difficult. Fibromyalgia is known as an “invisible disease” because its painful and often debilitating side effects are often not apparent to others. A person…

Thyroid Healing: The Truth behind Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Hypothyroidism,& Epstein-Barr

When Alejandro Junger, M.D. first introduced us to Anthony William—author of the fascinating read, Medical Medium Thyroid Healing—we were immediately taken by his readings: He can scan the body from afar, and with the help of “Spirit,” explain what ails or does not, whether it’s a benign growth near the liver, an over-taxed adrenal system, or a rare blood…

Dizziness, Balance and Falls During Fibromyalgia Flares.

In fibromyalgia, dizziness, poor balance, and falls are common complaints. For some people, they’re a minor annoyance that crops up on occasion. In others, they can be severely debilitating and lead to regular injuries. Falling, and especially falling frequently, is a serious problem. The last thing you need when you’re already in constant pain is to…

Fibromyalgia Numbness Causes and How Can You Cope with it

Dealing With Fibromyalgia Numbness and Tingling For most people, a new morning brings energy enough to hit the ground running if need be. That is, most people who do not suffer from fibromyalgia. Those suffering from fibro, however, can barely tiptoe through the morning, nonetheless, run through it. Some days the mere pressure of putting…

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia.

Your joints are swollen and stiff. Your muscles also ache, and you’re exhausted. Are these symptoms related? They could be signs that you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and fibromyalgia, two health problems that sometimes happen together. If you have one of them, you are more likely to have the other. Only about 2% of adult…

How cannabinoid drugs affect the experience of pain.

A first-of-its-kind meta-analysis of existing research has reviewed the effects of cannabinoid drugs on the experience of pain. Cannabis-derived drugs may help treat pain, but the mechanisms behind their benefits may come as a surprise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that up to 50 million people in the United States have chronic pain….

5 Risk Factors Of Fibromyalgia.

As you would probably know, fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome; chronic meaning that the syndrome is long-lasting, normally a lifelong illness. Fibromyalgia does not do damage to joints or cause inflammation, although it is considered an arthritis related condition. In fact, Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic condition for it causes pain in soft tissue and joints…..

Teen reunites with neurosurgeon who saved his life after traumatic brain injury

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — Nearly a year after falling from a vehicle and suffering a traumatic brain injury, a local athlete is reuniting with the neurosurgeon and ICU staff that saved his life. In just 10 months he’s made a miraculous recovery. On his own two feet, with his smile and personality back, Ryan Bardellini is…