Addiction Drug May Help Fibromyalgia 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 … [Read more...]

ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia: How the Medications Can Become Overwhelming

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 … [Read more...]

NFA Fibromyalgia Medication Survey

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 … [Read more...]

Are You Faithful With Taking Your Medications?

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 … [Read more...]

Savella: New Fibromyalgia Drug Approved

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 … [Read more...]

Alternative Treatments for Depression, Anxiety & Stress

I was reading an online article from Dr. Richard Podell, who is a clinical professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, on alterantive treatments for depression, anxiety and stress. Dr. Podell … [Read more...]

National Fibromyalgia Association: Fibro-Friendly Exercise

From the rush of endorphins to the strengthening of muscles, exercise is an excellent way for people with fibromyalgia to help themselves feel betterand study after study has proven exactly that. But … [Read more...]

Heavy Metal Detox in Fibromyalgia

One feature of Fibromyalgia is that chronic infections, either viral or bacterial, are often present. There are several reasons, including the presence of heavy metals in the body; bacteria can use … [Read more...]

Light Therapy May Be Helpful for Disrupted Sleep in ME/CFS & FM

One of the most common complaints from Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS patients is the fact that we can't sleep normally. We tend to have disrupted sleep and we also find that we want to sleep when we should … [Read more...]

FDA Defers Final Action for Milnacipran for Fibromyalgia

On October 1st, I wrote a post on how there was a possible third Fibromyalgia drug in the works of being FDA approved (see my post HERE). Karen Richards on Chronic Pain Connection reported yesterday … [Read more...]

Possible Third Fibromyalgia Drug To Possibly Be Approved

There may possibly be a new drug that will be FDA approved to treat Fibromyalgia. Karen Lee Richards from Chronic Pain Connectionwrites that she has been watching the drug Milnaciprin over the years … [Read more...]

Cymbalta Under FDA Investigation

Cymbalta, which is used to treat Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS patients, is one of 20 drugs currently under investigation by the FDA. It is under investigation due to the possibility of urinary … [Read more...]

Hopeful Physical Therapy Treatment For Fibromyalgia Patients

A physical therapist at Cedars-Sinai hospital has been able to help ease the pain of Fibromyalgia patients through physcial therapy even though they haven't responded elsewhere. Mima Siegel, PT, is … [Read more...]

Video Games May Help CFS & Fibromyalgia Patients

I know it sounds odd, but according to this article I read, video games may be what us ME/CFS & FM patients need to help ease our symptoms.  The article states that different studies have shown … [Read more...]

Study: Amitriptyline May Offer Short-Term Relief in FM for Sleep & Pain

Amitriptyline (Elavil) has been used as a sleep aid and pain reliever treatment for Fibromyalgia patients over the years. ForFM patients who do not suffer from depression, Elavil is also used to help … [Read more...]