Habits Of People With Concealed Depression That You Need To Know


Recognizing the warning signs of concealed depression is very important, which could either help you to understand people you love, and for others who can see their own reflections in these habits. Depression often goes unseen, diagnosed or even recognized. People with concealed depression is conditioned to deal with their own inner demons in ways […]

8 Warning Signs of Chronic Anxiety Most People Ignore


Chronic anxiety is a common anxiety disorder that involves constant worry, nervousness and tension. It goes far beyond worrying about a work project or being nervous before a date. Chronic anxiety is an intense, persistent and excessive problem that can become extremely disruptive to a person’s everyday life, including his or her health. Anxiety causes constant worry, […]

Suicides: Associated with non-consented Opioid Pain Medication Reductions

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Thomas Kline MD, PhD, 42 years varied primary care • former Chief, Hospital in Home Service @harvardmed • formerly: @UofMaryland, @StanfordDeptMed, @uoregon • passionate about donuts. 2015–2017 9–27–17 1. Phillip Kuykendall from Statesville, North Carolina was a 63 yr old man, an active member of society and hobbyist whose doctor refused to prescribe medication for his pain disease. After […]

6 Emotions I Experience Every Day Because of Chronic Illness

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By Atlanta Rey, I wanted to write a positive piece about the emotions I experience from living with chronic physical and mental illnesses, but it was difficult. No matter how one tries to dress it up, life with chronic physical and mental illnesses is far from pretty; the reality is you cannot dress up physical and mental illnesses […]

Endocanabinoid Deficiency Leads to Fibromyalgia. National Pain Foundation


By Ms. Donna, Visit nearly any online fibromyalgia support group, and you’ll almost always read a few testimonials from patients who say cannabis is the only thing that’s ever relieved their pain. In 2014, a survey of more than 1,300 fibromyalgia patients by the National Pain Foundation and National Pain Report found medical marijuana is more effective than […]

33 Surprising Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia. Some Of Them We Never Notice


By Paige Wyant, Editor’s note: Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health, please consult a doctor or medical professional. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness most commonly known for causing widespread pain, fatigue and brain fog. However, the disease is complex – it can cause a multitude of symptoms and is often accompanied by comorbid conditions, such as irritable […]

26 ‘Hacks’ That Can Make Cleaning Easier If You Have a Chronic Illness

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By Paige Wyant, When you have a chronic illness, seemingly mundane tasks like washing the dishes or doing a load of laundry can be difficult and exhausting. Doing more thorough household chores such as vacuuming, mopping or scrubbing counters can easily exacerbate chronic pain and fatigue. On bad flare days, cleaning may not be possible at all. Therefore, many of those […]

You MUST Be Aware Of This Fibromyalgia Medication Side Effects


Major Side Effects of Lyrica Fibromyalgia Medication You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking Lyrica Fibromyalgia Medication: Less common side effects of Fibromyalgia Medication: Difficult or labored breathing shortness of breath tightness in the chest Rare Fibromyalgia Medication side effects Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin […]

Over-the-counter painkillers treated painful injuries just as well as opioids in new study

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By Melissa Healy, In an opioid epidemic that currently claims an average of 91 lives per day, there have been many paths to addiction. For some, it started with a fall or a sports injury, a trip to a nearby emergency room and a prescription for a narcotic pain reliever that seemed to work well […]