The biological reason most drugs don’t relieve pain in women
Functional pain refers to pain that occurs without injury. Migraines and fibromyalgia fall into this category. Turns out more women suffer this kind of pain and now we know why. For starters, a female hormone acts on sensory pain receptors and may ramp up that stimuli. To make matters worse, certain pain treatments can kick it into high gear.
The gene mutation that proves the pain isn’t ‘all in your head’
If you live with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis or TMJ, you know how difficult it can be to get relief. Worse, even, is getting your doctor to listen to you without thinking he believes the pain is all in your head. But researchers now have proof where this pain comes from…
How to know for sure if fibromyalgia is behind your fatigue and pain
Fibromyalgia has been one of the most difficult conditions to diagnose. Doctors could only guess based on symptoms and by ruling out other possible causes. But that may soon be coming to an end. Luckily, researchers just uncovered a simple way to diagnose fibromyalgia with more certainty…
The sweet fruit that sours fibromyalgia symptoms
Fibromyalgia means pain, extreme fatigue, memory problems, depression and digestive problems. Treating fibromyalgia has proven challenging. But there may be an unusual way to ease the condition: a tropical fruit with a “sour” name that doesn’t match its flavor.
The 2 best ways to decrease fibromyalgia pain
One day you feel fine and the next day you can’t get out of bed because of the pain. That’s life with the often debilitating pain of fibromyalgia. Have you tried to achieve relief from your fibromyalgia symptoms naturally? For many, these options prove effective…