Neural signature May Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, Treatment

Neural signature May Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, Treatment

By: Dr Alex Robber Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have identified a brain signature that recognizes patients with fibromyalgia with 93 per cent specificity, a possible advance for future clinical diagnosis and highly prevalent disease treatment. Fibromyalgia is generally characterized as chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain, with symptoms such as fatigue, anxiety, and mood […]

The diagnosis of fibromyalgia is known as long-term

The diagnosis of fibromyalgia is known as long-term

By: Dr Alex Robber Added updated version of Story by Marie-Louise Connolly BBC News NI Health Correspondent, Additional and extensive material. Official Declaration is quoted at the end. Fibromyalgia is the second most prevalent rheumatic condition after osteoarthritis. Even, the fibromyalgia is difficult to determine beforehand, because the symptoms differ. This condition mainly affects women […]

Where is the best place for a person with fibromyalgia to live?

Where is the best place for a person with fibromyalgia to live?

By: Dr Alex Robber Nowadays, many people still consider fibromyalgia to be a rare disease, but it turns out that fibromyalgia is one of the most common types of chronic pain disorders in the US. Ok, in the United States alone more than 5 million people suffer from fibromyalgia and many more worldwide including UK, […]

Low-Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia

Low-Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia

By: Dr Alex Robber LDN : Emerging Treatment Shows Promise Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) is promising to treat a wide range of conditions associated with chronic pain, including fibromyalgia and myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME / CFS). According to Jarred W. Younger, PhD, director of the Neuroinflammation, Pain and Fatigue Lab at the University of […]

Holiday Survival Guide for Fibromyalgia & CFS

Holiday Survival Guide for Fibromyalgia & CFS

By: Dr Alex Robber The holiday season will be a fun time but with a lot of pressures and aspirations. It can be an arduous time even for healthy people and it can turn into the toughest time of the year for those of us with fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME / CFS). […]

Swollen Glands or Fibromyalgia Lymph Nodes & ME / CFS

Swollen Glands or Fibromyalgia Lymph Nodes & ME / CFS

By: Dr Alex Robber Swollen glands or Fibromyalgia lymph nodes & ME / CFS-Are they a popular problem? Swollen glands Swollen glands are a fairly common characteristic of fibromyalgia (FMS), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME / CFS). We’re usually associating swollen glands with acute diseases. They’re a sign your immune system is working […]

Pain Threshold and Pain Tolerance in Fibromyalgia

Pain Threshold and Pain Tolerance in Fibromyalgia

By: Dr Alex Robber Pain threshold There is an overwhelming misunderstanding that still persists when it comes to understanding the degree of pain people feel with Fibromyalgia. The explanation for this misunderstanding is that in fact there are two distinct words used to describe pain levels. The word ‘ pain threshold’ describes the level at […]

Much anticipated film "Fibromyalgia and the New Me" Released

Much anticipated film “Fibromyalgia and the New Me” Released

By: Dr Alex Robber Fibrowomen.co interviewed the director and author of the latest fibromyalgia awareness film “Fibro and the Latest Me” with Mr. Ross Health He’s the writer and actor from Leyland Lancashire UK, her wife was diagnosed with fibromyalgia a couple of years ago, and many people don’t know what the disease is and […]

Small Fiber Neuropathy in Fibromyalgia and CFS

Small Fiber Neuropathy in Fibromyalgia and CFS

By: Dr Alex Robber Can small fiber neuropathy (SFN) mimic fibromyalgia?   May small neuropathy to fibers (SFN) mimic fibromyalgia?  The simple response is yes, but that’s more complicated. So why does a rheumatologist think about the neuropathy of small fibers? The response to that is quite easy. A rheumatologist for fibromyalgia, a disease that […]

Fibromyalgia: Surviving an Invisible Misery – FR Report

Fibromyalgia: Surviving an Invisible Misery – FR Report

By: Dr Alex Robber More than 5 million people in the U.S. are affected by fibromyalgia, and the figures are also continuing to increase. Fibromyalgia has many painful symptoms. It is known as an invisible illness, so people cannot see the way the disease hurts people. Fibromyalgia is typically a quite serious condition that should […]

Impact of Antidepressant Mirtazapine on Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Impact of Antidepressant Mirtazapine on Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

By: Dr Alex Robber Fibromyalgia is a heterogenous condition The definite (cause) aetiology of that syndrome remains unclear. This has proposed a model of interacting biological and psychosocial variables in the symptoms of fibromyalgia chronicity predisposition, triggering, and development. Many causes are associated with fibromyalgia’s pathophysiology (functional changes associated with or resulting from disease), but […]

Effects of Weather on Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Effects of Weather on Fibromyalgia Sufferers

By: Dr Alex Robber Weather plays a significant role in fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes multiple symptoms, with the most common being general pain and tiredness. Many fibromyalgia sufferers say that the environment plays an important part in how they feel. Some temperatures can cause increased muscle pain, headaches and even depression in […]