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 marijuana mey help fibromyalgia … [Read more...] about Would You Use Marijuana To Treat Fibromyalgia Pain?
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 have never gained weight on … [Read more...] about I Gained 8 Pounds On Lyrica in One Month
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 Fibromyalgia. Professor Edzard Ernst … [Read more...] about Professor Says Chiropractic Care “Insufficient” In Treating Fibromyalgia
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 counter (Tylenol, several … [Read more...] about Will Acetaminophen Drugs Be Restricted by the FDA?
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 allodynia. Allodynia is what … [Read more...] about Gingko May Help Nerve Pain
A cheap drug that has been around for 30 years, known as naltrexone, may be the latest answer to Fibromyalgia pain sufferers. Researchers at Stanford University have reported that a small study using naltrexone, typically a … [Read more...] about Addiction Drug May Help Fibromyalgia Pain
If you have ever read the popular book by Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, From Fatigued to Fantastic, you will see all of the medications, vitamins and supplements that he recommends CFS & Fibromyalgia patients to take. Due to the … [Read more...] about ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia: How the Medications Can Become Overwhelming
The National Fibromyalgia Association is asking all Fibromyalgia patients to complete a quick online survey on medications. To complete the survey, click the link below. Thanks! Fibromyalgia Medication Survey … [Read more...] about NFA Fibromyalgia Medication Survey
Not only is having illnesses like CFS and Fibromyalgia overwhelming, all of the medications a patient may be required to take can also be extremely overwhelming. I feel as though we as patients are caught in a tough situation … [Read more...] about Are You Faithful With Taking Your Medications?
Another new drug has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of Fibromyalgia. I wish there would be some medications approved for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The medication Savella, by Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Cypress … [Read more...] about Savella: New Fibromyalgia Drug Approved