Fibromyalgia And Thyroid Dysfunction

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Since thyroid problems can co-exist with and/or sometimes mimic fibromyalgia, let’s explore thyroid dysfunction in people with fibromyalgia. Is it fibro or thyroid dysfunction?  What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia and hypothyroidism? Primary symptoms of fibromyalgia: Body-wide pain and tenderness Cognitive problems Fatigue Non-restorative sleep Other symptoms or commonly occuring disorders according…

The Flu Is No Fun for Fibromyalgia

  Today is day seven in the life of my flu. How do I know it’s the flu? Severe dehydration landed me in the emergency room where my nose was swabbed and the diagnosis was verified. In case you’re wondering, I did not receive a flu shot. I was tempted, especially when otherwise healthy people began suddenly dying. Unfortunately, I…

How to Cope With Fibromyalgia Fog

By Lana Barhum, Columnist My day job in the legal field can be pretty demanding, involving numerous phone calls, emails, deadlines, and other verbal and written communications. Some days, fibromyalgia fog makes my job a whole lot harder. Whether it is memory issues, trying to find the right words, misplacing things, or transcribing phone numbers…

What is Lady Gaga’s Chronic Pain? Fibromyalgia Explained

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation Lady Gaga performs during her ‘Joanne’ world tour at Rogers Arena on Aug. 1, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. It’s been an incredibly tough month for mother monster, Lady Gaga, who has very recently opened up about the battle she’s facing with a chronic pain condition known as fibromyalgia. On…

27 essential oils for fibromyalgia and how to use them

  Essential oils have been used by many cultures around the world for centuries, and now we know that there are essential oils for fibromyalgia that can bring millions of people relief. Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal condition that impacts the way the body processes pain signals. It is characterized by pain in various parts of…

Three new treatments that are helping my fibromyalgia/Lyme symptoms

Disclaimer: The following information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It is for informational purposes only. I’m constantly tweaking my treatment protocol for fibromyalgia and chronic Lyme, hoping to find something that works better and gives relief. I’ve recently added a few new things that I’ve found…

Global Gantry/Cartesian Robots Market 2018 – Gudel, IAI, Parker, Fibro, BAHR, BoschRexroth, PromotAutomation

The report “Global Gantry/Cartesian Robots Market” evaluates the present and future market opportunities of Gantry/Cartesian Robots business. The analysis study sheds lightweight on a number of the main drivers and restraints factors influencing the expansion of the Gantry/Cartesian Robots market. The market is separate on the idea of product sort, Gantry/Cartesian Robots makers, application, and…

Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosis: What Else Could it Be and Does Diet Matter?

Editor’s note: National Pain Report recently ran an interview with Dr. Brady, which dives even deeper into this topic. If this article interests you, you also be interested in the interview found here. It is important to know that only a small number of patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia actually suffer from the classic (actual) variety of the…

Tiny cellular antennae key to fat formation in muscle

Like it or not, as we age, our muscle cells are slowly exchanged, one by one, for fat cells. This process quickens when we injure a muscle, and an extreme form of this process is also seen in muscle-wasting diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Now, scientists have shown that cellular antennae called cilia,…

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