CFS, fibromyalgia support available
There is a local weekly discussion group for those living with fibromyalgia and/or chronic fatigue syndrome. The next meeting is scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Southwest Professional Centre, 421 W. Plumb Lane, Suite D. Symptoms of these conditions include pain, cognitive difficulties and severe mental and physical exhaustion.
The Personal Toll Fibromyalgia Takes On Patients
In addition to pain and fatigue, there is an emotional and personal toll fibromyalgia takes on patients. It is surprising that some of this is brought on by family members and even friends, many of whom do not understand the full extent of the disease.
Understanding the Incapacitating Effect of Fibromyalgia
What is fibromyalgia, if not the most likely condition to incapacitate the human body? Ask any sufferer of fibromyalgia and the tales of woe can be staggering. Patients suffering from this illness may present with incredible pain, even though physically there is nothing that points to a cause for this pain.
Fibromyalgia sufferers still seek recognition
Bound to a wheelchair by pain, Wendy Alger, who suffers from fibromyalgia, embraces Cynthia Vargas at a rally in Sacramento, Calif., to raise awareness of the condition. Pushing Alger’s wheelchair is boyfriend Jack Vanryswyck.
Health: Q & A with NaturoMedica
I was diagnosed with IBS about 10 years ago by a specialist. I have tried several medications, but nothing has helped. My main symptoms are gas pain, bloating and alternating diarrhea and constipation. I occasionally miss work because my symptoms are so severe. Do you think that I could benefit by seeing a naturopath?
Enteral Nutrition Could Spark Remission for Kids with Crohn’s
Proper growth is a serious concern in kids who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Kids with IBD face the same struggles with medication and diet that adults do, only they are still growing and adverse effects and malnutrition could result in complications such as growth failure.