BY SANDRA WALLACE, What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a serious condition that is accompanied by pain, fatigue, and tiredness. Scientists don’t know what causes fibromyalgia, but heredity seems to play a role. The symptoms of fibromyalgia may develop after stress, physical trauma, or illnesses. Living with fibromyalgia can be veryRead More →

By Tressia Demaskie, As we know, fibromyalgia comes with a wide variety of symptoms. The amount of symptoms can vary greatly from person to person. I wouldn’t say there was any one symptom that makes living with fibromyalgia easy; however, I think some aren’t quite as difficult as others. One of the symptomsRead More →

BY JULIA NELSON, Editor’s Note: Ginevra Liptan, MD is both a fibromyalgia patient and physician specialist. Her new book The FibroManual: A Complete Fibromyalgia Treatment Guide for You…And Your Doctor releases May 3, 2016. A recent CBS news segment featured a doctor in Florida talking about his success treating fibromyalgia with intravenous (IV) ketamine, aRead More →

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is responsible for amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it. Daniel Clauw, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, UniversityRead More →

By Amanda Froelich, The Oscar-winning legend credits cannabis with reducing his fibromyalgia pain and wants to see it legalized across the board. It’s impossible to hear Morgan Freeman’s voice and not be seduced into a trance-like state. After all, the authoritative Oscar-winning legend has guided people through alien invasions, the icyRead More →

By Charlie Tetiyevsky, There are few treatments available for people with severe diabetic nerve pain. Roughly 60 to 70 percent of diabetic patients—that’s more than 17 million Americans—suffer from nerve damage. This can result in chronic pain across the body, even leading to agonizing sensitivity to the slightest touch. Even though the opioid prescribed for diabeticRead More →