Fibromyalgia

Joyce Hollman

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.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

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…

Jenny Smiechowski

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…

Joyce Hollman

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.

Jenny Smiechowski

Fight fibromyalgia pain with the “compassion cure”

It’s easy to feel stuck when you have a chronic pain disorder like fibromyalgia. That’s why it might be easier to start with a natural remedy that requires less physical energy when you have so little to spare… like compassion therapy…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

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…