Methylation Protocol Effective Treatment for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia

In my previous post, I announced the release of a great new book by Dr. Neil Nathan, On Hope and Healing: For Those Who Have Fallen Through the Medical Cracks.  In this book, Dr. Nathan discusses an … [Read more...]

FDA Limits Acetaminophen/Opioid Combination Dosages

The FDA announced yesterday, 1/13/11, that they were asking manufacturers of prescription acetaminophen and opioid combination medications to 325 mg. per capsule, tablet or dosage unit, whatever may … [Read more...]

FDA Bans Darvocet & Darvon (Propoxyphene) from Market

The FDA removed Darvocet & Darvon from the market on November 19th citing serious heart risk.  The FDA also warns that anyone taking these medications should call their doctor immediately.  … [Read more...]

Supplement Treatments for Specific Fibromyalgia Symptoms

The last couple of days, I worked on a mini-series of information by Dr. Mark Pellegrino on common Fibromyalgia nutrient deficiencies and treatments.  To further expand on that topic, I also wanted to … [Read more...]

Part 2: Common Fibromyalgia Nutrient Deficiencies & Treatments

Before reading this post, you will want to make sure you read Part 1:  Common Fibromyalgia Nutrient Deficiencies & Treatments in its entirety with great information provided by Dr. Mark … [Read more...]

Part 1: Common Fibromyalgia Nutrient Deficiencies and Treatments

Dr. Mark Pellegrino has worked with more than 20,000 Fibromyalgia patients during his career as a physician and he has provided some great information on what he has found to be the common … [Read more...]

Mind-Body Therapy Possibly Promising Treatment for Fibromyalgia

A study with 45 female Fibromyalgia patients revealed that those who learned a mind-body therapy technique known as "affective self-awareness" were more likely to show a significant pain reduction … [Read more...]

Is Anyone Using Medifast?

I have a niece who just became a health coach for Medifast and she was curious if I knew of anyone who uses Medifast.  She has lost 50 lbs. on the program and she said a woman at her meeting who has … [Read more...]

Natural Fibromyalgia Treatment Alternatives

The National Fibromyalgia Association has a great magazine that I subscribe to and this month they are offering some natural treatment ideas for Fibromyalgia.  Here are some of their … [Read more...]

New Formulation For Oxycontin Approved By FDA

The FDA has approved a new forumlation for controlled-released Oxycontin, a powerful pain medication that is typically prescribed severe, chronic pain.   The goal of this new Oxycontin formula is to … [Read more...]

Would You Use Marijuana To Treat Fibromyalgia Pain?

I have been seeing a lot of stories on television lately about people who are using marijuana for medical purposes, particularly pain.  Just today I read an article on Health.com that medical … [Read more...]

I Gained 8 Pounds On Lyrica in One Month

I started taking Lyrica the beginning of December and in a month's time I have gained 8 pounds.  I knew that weight gain was one of the side effects of Lyrica, but I didn't worry about it because I … [Read more...]

Professor Says Chiropractic Care “Insufficient” In Treating Fibromyalgia

According to an article I recently read on the Arthritis Research Campaign website, a recent study revealed that there is no evidence to suggest chiropractic care is effective in treating … [Read more...]

Will Acetaminophen Drugs Be Restricted by the FDA?

  This week an advisory committee voted to ban prescription pain medications Vicodin and Percocet, and to lower the amounts of Acetaminophen in products that we can currently purchase over the … [Read more...]

Gingko May Help Nerve Pain

Ginko is an herb Fibro patients can take to help with brain fog but there has now been another use possibly found for gingko:  nerve pain and pain that is felt with normal touch, also known as … [Read more...]