Fibromyalgia Linked to Overactive Brain Networks

Fibromyalgia Linked to Overactive Brain Networks Many fibromyalgia sufferers have been told that the pain is “all in their head.” New research indicates there may be some truth to that, and that overactive brain networks could play a role in the hypersensitivity of fibromyalgia patients. Fibromyalgia is a poorly understood disorder characterized by deep tissue…

Optimal Fibromyalgia Management Includes Individualized, Multimodal Therapy

  Optimal Fibromyalgia Management Includes Individualized, The most effective approach to the management of patients with fibromyalgia requires a careful assessment of all complaints and the validation of the patient’s concerns. Fibromyalgia — which affects an estimated 4% to 10% of the US population, with a 7-time higher prevalence in women vs men — has…

Keto Diet For Weight Loss: All You Need to Know About the Trend

High on fat, moderate protein and near-zero carbs, keto diet is known to achieve wonders when it comes to weight loss. Keto Diet For Weight Loss: All You Need to Know About the Trend   The keto diet is a high-fat and low-carb diet which relies on breaking down fat for energy instead of carbohydrates….

Fibromyalgia — an invisible disease with a devastating toll

Fibromyalgia — an invisible disease with a devastating toll The public revelation by Lady Gaga that she has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia has given renewed voice to the more than six million Americans who currently suffer from the illness. As an advocate who has worked on this issue for decades, I was happy to see…

Multiple sclerosis vs. fibromyalgia: Similarities, differences and  treatmentsBy Samantha Smith / The News-Dispatch

Multiple sclerosis vs. fibromyalgia: Similarities, differences and treatmentsBy Samantha Smith / The News-Dispatch There is no known cure for fibromyalgia or multiple sclerosis. Both are life-altering and have similar symptoms. New advancements in science and technology h ave produced new treatments and exercises that can help remedy symptoms of these disorders.Similarities and differences in symptoms Multiple sclerosis…

Loved up! Lady Gaga and fiancé Christian Carino cuddle up on the sand and share public kiss during day out in Malibu

Loved up! Lady Gaga and fiancé Christian Carino cuddle up on the sand and share public kiss during day out in Malibu She’s been laying low since canceling the final 10 dates of her Joanne World Tour last month due to her chronic condition fibromyalgia. But Lady Gaga is making the most of her enforced rest by…

Fibromyalgia: Surviving an invisible misery

Fibromyalgia: Surviving an invisible misery \ Photos: Celebrities face fibromyalgia British model Jo Guest went through a lot of medical exams over many months before she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. “At first I thought it was just a virus, but it just wouldn’t stop. I was getting up and being sick all morning and having to…

Lady Gaga, Suffering From Fibromyalgia, Cuts Tour Short Because Of ‘Severe Pain’

e cause of the severe pain, last September, while promoting her Netflix film Five Foot Two during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, Gaga revealed her struggles with chronic pain from fibromyalgia: So at this point, one could guess that the “severe pain” is related to her fibromyalgia diagnosis. Have you ever heard of fibromyalgia? It isn’t…

4 Frequently Overlooked Conditions That Worsen Sleep Quality

  Though previously rare, fibromyalgia is a rising epidemic. It now has a prevalence of 2% of the population, with another 2% having milder forms. This syndrome represents an energy crisis—dropping energy production essentially trips a circuit breaker—which results in secondary hypothalamic dysfunction and chronic muscle shortening (it takes more energy for muscles to relax…

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia in Chronic Pain Patients With Simple Exams

  Diagnosing Fibromyalgia in Chronic Pain Patients With Simple Exams Participants were assessed for tenderness to digital pressure at 10 locations. HealthDay News — Two simple tests can indicate a probable diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) in patients with chronic pain, according to a study published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Kim D. Jones, PhD,…

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