- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:
New Information Released About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
New information has recently been released about chronic fatigue syndrome. Researchers now say traumatic experiences that children go through could cause them to develop the condition later in life.
Fatigue, Influenced By Childhood Traumas
One of the most widespread conditions that young people face nowadays is fatigue. It is usually caused by an unstable sleep pattern, which can have a variety of causes. People live their lives at an increasingly faster rate, and sleep deprivation is quite common.
Hippocampal metabolite abnormalities in fibromyalgia: correlation with clinical features
Although the pathology of fibromyalgia is poorly understood, a growing body of evidence suggests involvement of the central nervous system. The hippocampus is a brain center that is sensitive to the effects of stress exposure and has been demonstrated to be affected in a variety of disorders whose onset, like fibromyalgia, are associated with stressful experience.
Yoga, massage, dance used to treat pain
Some ways to manage pain do not involve medication. Yoga therapist Debra Campagna offers classes for cancer and other patients through Middlesex Hospital. She uses massage techniques developed 4,000 years ago in India that were eventually exported to Thailand. Known as Thai massage, the ancient practice of gently manipulating the arms and legs enhances oxygen flow and brings about a state of relaxation, which can help people manage their pain, Campagna said.
Easing Back Pain With Electricity
Four out of five people in the United States will experience lower back pain at least once during their lives. It’s one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. The back is an intricate structure composed of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and disks, which are the cartilage-like pads that act as cushions between the segments of your spine.
Brotherly love repays motherly love
BROTHERLY love is as strong as motherly love in one Ipswich family which has taken on something of a role reversal. Carol McLean today praised her wonderful” sons who have helped bring her back from the brink of desperation after she contracted a crippling illness. She has nominated them for a Stars of Suffolk Awards in the Carer of the Year category for the dedicated care they have given her. The 54-year-old was looking after her three youngsters on her own when she contracted Fibromyalgia 15 years ago.
Fibromyalgia: Painful but Managable
Fibromyalgia. It was the yuppie disease of the 1980 and 1990’s. Luckily times have changed and people have come to realize that this is not a “yuppie disease”; fibromyalgia is a real disorder that affects an estimated ten million people in the United States, primarily middle aged women.
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- Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
A Plethora of Free Drugs
In an effort to get bodies into their stores, many chain supermarkets and drug stores are offering certain types of drugs for free or for a low cost. Antibiotics and prenatal vitamins in particular are being offered for free. Hundreds of prescription drugs are available in generic form at significantly reduced costs.
Cimzia Approval for Use in RA Delayed
The makers of Cimzia, UCB, have announced that there is a delay in getting the drug approved for use in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Cimzia is already approved for use in patients with Crohn’s disease. The FDA has reportedly asked for more safety data on the drug.
Fibromyalgia is a very serious problem for some people. I have a friend who has it and it really slows her down. She can goto school like she wants,and falls behind in her studies. Hers her socially because once the pain kicks in it can be very painful and often requires her to goto the hospital.
Prof S says
Thanks for all the great info on fibro. It’s great to be able to keep up with all the latest research and info.