By Byron J. Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Neurontin and its newer more potent version, Lyrica, are widely used for off-label indications that are absolute barefaced risk to the public. These best-seller drugs were permitted for use despite the fact that the FDA had no idea what they actually they have
By Scott Gottlieb, Over the years, I have received letters from patients thanking me for understanding and validating their condition – fibromyalgia, one of the most common arthritis-related illnesses. Often misdiagnosed and misunderstood, the characteristics of fibromyalgia include widespread muscle and joint pain as well as fatigue and other symptoms.
By Cort, The dysautonomia in FM patients can be characterized by unrelenting sympathetic hyperactivity throughout the day associated with a deranged sympathetic response to different stressors. The authors The autonomic nervous system (ANS) appears to be the subject of the week for Health Rising. This study combines the autonomic nervous system
Are you an excessive worrier? Perhaps you unconsciously think that if you “worry enough,” you can prevent bad things from happening. But the fact is, worrying can affect the body in ways that may surprise you. When worrying becomes excessive, it can lead to feelings of high anxiety and even cause you to be
By Sarah Hauer, On Monday evening I took my weekly dose of methotrexate which means Tuesday sucked. I couldn’t stay home Tuesday as I usually do. I had a meeting at school and another at church. In the midst of the metho burn and the lupus/fibromyalgia medieval torture techniques, I sought out my
By Linda J. Dobberstein, Wellness Resources Several years ago, Byron Richards, CCN, reported that Neurontin and Lyrica are a death sentence for new brain synapses. These drugs are anti-seizure (gabapentinoids) drugs that are used for much more than epilepsy management including dealing with chronic pain. As they have been prescribed for