By Mary Shomon | Reviewed by Richard N. Fogoros, MD, It’s significant that a significant number of the estimated 27 million people with hypothyroidism end up also being diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Both conditions share many similar symptoms, including fatigue, exhaustion, depression, brain fog, and varying degrees of muscle and joint pain.   Some experts theorize that thatRead More →

A specifically depressing problem about fibromyalgia is gaining weight, even if we eat less we continue to gain weight and due to pain it’s very painful to exercise. According to Mark Pellegrino, MD, in his book Fibromyalgia: Up Close and Personal, it’s not very surprising to gain 25 to 30Read More →

As you would probably know, fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome; chronic meaning that the syndrome is long-lasting, normally a lifelong illness. Fibromyalgia does not do damage to joints or cause inflammation, although it is considered an arthritis related condition. In fact, Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic condition for it causes painRead More →

A BRITISH tourist has reportedly been told she could face the DEATH PENALTY after being arrested in Egypt while carrying painkillers for her husband’s sore back. By ROSS LOGAN, TWITTER/GETTY Laura PLummer was arrested for carrying Tramadol for her husband’s bad back Laura Plummer, 33, has been languishing in a 15ftRead More →

By Jesse Hicks, Medical marijuana is already associated with fewer people killed by opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin. One study found that states with legalized medical weed had a 25 percent lower rate of opioid overdoses than states without MMJ, perhaps because marijuana can treat the same chronic pain often afflicting opioidRead More →