Using Detox to Treat Fibromyalgia

Using Detox to Treat Fibromyalgia

By: Dr Alex Robber Our modern lifestyle provides many conveniences but there are also many factors that affect our health negatively. Throughout the day, we come into contact with toxic compounds: food we eat the air we breathe in our water, chemical cleaners in our houses, plastic storage containers, beauty products and more. Once you […]

My Letter to Devil “Fibromyalgia”

My Letter to Devil “Fibromyalgia”

By: Dr Alex Robber My letter to Fibromyalgia Dear fibromyalgia, I hate you right now! You are a liar, and you are an imposter. In your own definition you practice deceit…’ widespread pain and tiredness,’ when you are actually so much more than that; too much to remember. You are not a life-threatening illness (at […]

251 Fibromyalgia symptoms (Hard to believe). What is Yours?

251 Fibromyalgia symptoms (Hard to believe). What is Yours?

By: Dr Alex Robber We compiled the list of some of the worst symptoms and added their strategies of coping. Afterwards we compiled and categorized the list of all the symptoms of fibromyalgia. GENERAL 1. Activity level low to less than 50% of pre-illness activity level 2. Cold hands and feet (extremities) 3. Cough 4. […]

How to Test Yourself for Fibromyalgia

How to Test Yourself for Fibromyalgia

By: Dr Alex Robber Symptoms of fibromyalgia include severe body pain, tiredness, bad sleep and mood issues. All these symptoms are, however, similar to many other conditions. And since symptoms of fibromyalgia may occur alone or in combination with other conditions, it can take time to figure out which symptom is triggered by what issue. […]

How Fibromyalgia Affects Men

How Fibromyalgia Affects Men

By: Dr Alex Robber Randy Wold, 58, was an car technician, a great golfer, and a bowler who never scored under 200. Then, almost 10 years ago he got a surprise diagnosis when he was suffering from severe chronic pain. His doctor told him that he had fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia affects many women as a condition […]

Fibromyalgia and Dangers of Opioids

Fibromyalgia and Dangers of Opioids

By: Dr Alex Robber Opioid analgesics are commonly diverted and misused, leading to a nationwide epidemic of opioid overdose deaths and addictions due to widespread use of the medications. More than one-third (37%) of the 44,000 drug overdose deaths recorded in 2013 (the most recent year available for estimates) were due to prescription opioids; heroin […]

A TENS Unit for Fibromyalgia Pain

A TENS Unit for Fibromyalgia Pain

By: Dr Alex Robber What is TENS? Transcutaneous stimulation of the electric nerve (TENS) is a technique often used to relieve acute or regional pain. Electrodes transmit electrical signals to local nerve receptors during the TENS therapy that can help regulate or alleviate certain forms of pain. Also, TENS is used for treating osteoarthritis, chronic […]

Can I be fired for sick days because of my chronic condition

Can I be fired for sick days because of my chronic condition

By: Dr Alex Robber Just what the laws cover and what they do not cover Despite of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, I have missed much work.  May I get fired for missing so many days while my employer knows that I am chronically ill? In the U.S., there are many regulations that restrict the […]

Fibromyalgia:' In My Own Body, like a prisoner! Just know Which Torture Comes Next

Fibromyalgia:’ In My Own Body, like a prisoner! Just know Which Torture Comes Next

By: Dr Alex Robber Fibromyalgia is a perfect day to day reason to live. When you are waking up and able to drive, make the most of it. If you wake up and are unable to move, then don’t. Get some rest, read a book and watch a video. Maybe it’s not what you want, […]

Jim Carrey describes the best way I've ever heard about depression.

Jim Carrey describes the best way I’ve ever heard about depression.

By: Dr Alex Robber According to the American Psychiatric Association, one in six individuals will experience depression at some stage in their lives. It is important to understand that depression is extremely common and requires your consideration, like any illness. Depression can also be very isolating, and everything you can do to help your friend […]

Proof of Nerve Damage in about half of patients with Fibromyalgia

Proof of Nerve Damage in about half of patients with Fibromyalgia

By: Dr Alex Robber Fibromyalgia has some of the same effects as polyneurotherapy with small fibers Some advances have been made regarding how to properly diagnose the disorder, but its pathology is still a mystery. Fibromyalgia has some of the same effects as small-fibre polyneurotherapy except that small-fiber polyneurotherapy has induced widespread chronic pain in […]

Difficulties with Fibromyalgia and ME / CFS phone conversations

Difficulties with Fibromyalgia and ME / CFS phone conversations

By: Dr Alex Robber Do you feel you have to answer your phone even though you’d rather not? Would you have trouble restricting phone calls length, or do you feel bad if you don’t speak to people? If you encounter something like this, you are not alone. We had a conversation about phone etiquette and […]