FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain. Must Read Before Taking These Harmful Steroid

By admin  On December 13, 2017 In chronic, Fibromyalgia Leave a comment  by Elisabeth Leamy The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The alert says: “Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in rare but serious adverse events,…

Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

By admin  On April 28, 2018 In Uncategorized Leave a comment  BY:Gloria Shannon Sitting at the end of my bed, it suddenly thumps me across the chest like a ton of bricks. My lip trembles, I can feel the lump in my throat and I have to stop myself before the tears flow. I’m struggling to put on my socks and…

6 Dangerous Prescription Drugs You Should Think Twice Before Taking

Pharmacy By Dr. Fateh Malik  – September 15, 2017 11021 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter   By medlineplus (NaturalNews) Just because your doctor prescribes it does not necessarily mean it is safe for you to take. Many popular prescription drugs, it turns out, come with the potential for serious side effects, including everything from…

16 ASTOUNDING SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA. #11 IS VISION DISTURBANCES

 admin HOME UNCATEGORIZED 16 ASTOUNDING SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA. #11 IS VISION DISTURBANCES Fibromyalgia is a common disorder that causes widespread pain throughout a person’s body along with other symptoms that vary from one person to another. Although there is still much to be learned about this condition, current research points toward the possibility…

Life with Fibromyalgia Chest Pain 

Fibromyalgia chest pain can be one of the scariest symptoms of fibromyalgia because it may feel like you are having a heart attack and cause you great concern. This kind of pain can stop you in your tracks. It can have you wondering “is this life threatening?” Because fibromyalgia is complex, it is important to…

Why Do People Get Confused? Fibromyalgia is Actually Not an Autoimmune Disease

You may have seen some conflicting information regarding fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. Some people will tell you it is considered to be an autoimmune disease, others will tell you it’s not. However, you must know that physicians do not consider fibromyalgia to be an autoimmune disease. The cause of this debilitating disease is not known…

What’s the Worst Case of Fibromyalgia?

By admin  – December 18, 2017 13 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter   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…

Fibromyalgia vs. Lupus, differences in symptoms, pain, causes, and treatment

By: Emily Lunardo Fibromyalgia and lupus are two conditions that can cause pain, but it’s important to recognize the many significant differences between the two. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), or lupus, is an autoimmune systemic disorder, which affects the joints, skin, and practically any organ in the body. Fibromyalgia affects the muscles causing pain, tender points, and…

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…