I’m a Doctor With Chronic Illness. Here Are 12 Things I Wish People Knew.

POSTED ONOCTOBER 6, 2017 BY BREAKADMIN By Amy Stenehjem,M.D I’ve written this article to help educate those who want to learn about chronic illness. It is written from my perspective, that of a doctor who treated patients with chronic illness for many years, and who spent five years of my life homebound due to chronic illness. I want…

The interaction between autoimmune diseases and fibromyalgia

By medlineplus  On May 28, 2018 In Uncategorized Leave a comment    Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes chronic pain and hypersensitivity in the muscles. It can also cause pain in the tendons and ligaments. This condition affects 2-4 percent of women, and up to 25% of women who have rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and crohn’s disease, or Sjogren’s syndrome meet the…

10 Best Weed Strains For Fibromyalgia

HEALTH On our list of the best weed strains for fibromyalgia, we explore cannabis that can treat every symptom of the condition. Fibromyalgia is a persistent, chronic syndrome that effects an estimated 5 million people in the United States—but medical weed can help. Fibromyalgia presents a set of symptoms. Fortunately, cannabis has a proven track…

What’s the Worst Case of Fibromyalgia?

By admin  – October 24, 2017 0 6497 Have you ever wondered what the absolute worst case of fibromyalgia would be? After all, it’s a disease that affects everyone differently. And it makes sense that some people are affected by it more severely than others. So what would be the worst case of fibromyalgia? How severely…

Heartbreaking letter from a Bristol woman who suffers from debilitating disease fibromyalgia

By admin  On May 30, 2018 In Uncategorized Leave a comment  Heartbreaking letter from a Bristol woman who suffers from debilitating disease fibromyalgia   For 23-year-old Peyton Connor, that happened last May when she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The long-term chronic condition can cause increased sensitivity to pain, extreme fatigue, difficulty sleeping and memory loss. After collapsing at work at the…

Sudden, Unexpected Death in Chronic Pain Patients

Fibromaygia/Chronic Pain By  Dr. Fateh Malik  – March 17, 2018 2128 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter   By Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH Sudden, unexpected death may occur in a severe, chronic pain patient, and the terminal event may be unrelated to medical therapeutics. Fortunately, sudden death is not as commonly observed in pain patients…

Why Pushing Too Hard With Fibromyalgia Means, ‘If You Play, You Will Pay’

“If you play, you will pay.” That’s what one of my gazillion doctors told me about fibromyalgia. In other words, if you have a semi-good day and over do it, expect to pay for it afterwards. As a creative and artistic person who has been fortunate enough to spend most of my adult life working in…

30 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Chronic Pain

By admin  On March 15, 2018 In chronic Leave a comment  By: Paige Wyant via- The Mighty Developing a chronic pain condition may require you to make a number of changes to your lifestyle and daily routine. Activities such as standing, sitting or talking with a friend may trigger pain flares, thus requiring certain accommodations or coping techniques. Everyone has different…