Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients suffer from pain as well as Fibromyalgia patients. Sometimes it can be hard for patients with both to know whether their pain is coming from the Fibromyalgia or the ME/CFS. For me, I can … [Read more...] about ME/CFS Pain & Fibromyalgia Pain – Can You Distinguish Between the Two?
Italian researchers have reported through a new study that they have "direct evidence" for central sensitization in Interstitial Cystitis patients. Central sensitization—essentially amplification of pain signals in the … [Read more...] about Study Reveals IC Patients Are More Sensitive to Pain
Researchers from the U of Michigan received $1.8 Million to develop a new therapy for neuropathic pain, which is a condition in which patients experience pain due to damage to a nerve without obvious injury to the tissue. … [Read more...] about $1.8 Million Awarded for Pain Research
More and more people are trying to find more natural and less invasive methods of treating pain and illness these days. With all of the problems we hear routinely regarding prescription & OTC medication side effects and … [Read more...] about Using What’s In Your Kitchen to Alleviate Pain & Inflammation
Please welcome Abigail Steidley, owner of The Healthy Life, LLC Life Coaching Services and blogger of The Vagina Dialogues as guest blogger for this week. You can read Abigail’s bio at the end of her post. Pain and … [Read more...] about Guest Blogger Post: The Messages in Physical Pain
On November 7th & 8th, there will be an Orthopedic Management of Pelvic Pain Seminar in Englewood, New Jersey. Orthopedic Management of Pelvic Pain is a lab-based continuing education seminar designed for the clinician … [Read more...] about Pelvic Pain Seminar to Be Held In New Jersey
Please read the following press release from the Interstitial Cystitis Association and click on the link where indicated to sign the petition. We need our pain medications and they should not be taken from us! Instead of … [Read more...] about Sign Petition To Protect Our Rights to Pain Medications!
I received an email on an upcoming webcast by Dr. Russell Portenoy of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, who is a world renown pain medicine physician. The July 20th webcast will discuss how to treat all areas of chronic … [Read more...] about Webcast On Chronic Pain
Darvocet, Darvon and generics for these have not been banned by the FDA but the prescriptions must include stronger warnings about the potential for overdose and death. The advisory panel was recommending that Darvocet … [Read more...] about FDA Says Darvocet Must Include Stronger Warnings
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