How a Blanket Can Help Soothe Fibro Pain, Improve Sleep
5/17/2017 According to author and blogger Sue Ingebretson, weighted blankets also can foster better sleep, chronic pain management and cognitive focus among fibromyalgia patients. She sometimes uses a weighted blanket during her coaching sessions with clients.
Cold Gel Packs Applied to Back Muscle Decreases Pain in Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Finds
5/17/2017 The use of whole-body cold applications (called cryotherapy) has been a therapeutic strategy for fibromyalgia patients, with reported short-term pain relief.
6 Mammogram Tips for Fibromyalgia Sufferers
5/17/2017 The compressions are uncomfortable for most, but those who have fibromyalgia may be concerned that the procedure will be painful.
Being a Mom with Fibromyalgia
5/17/2017 As a mom, I know that a fair amount of guilt occurs when you can't attend your son's soccer games or your daughter's ballet recital.
Study: Fibromyalgia may mask axial spondyloarthritis
5/17/2017 Imaging changes indicative of axial spondyloarthritis occurred frequently in patients with fibromyalgia, which suggested hidden axial spondyloarthritis may be masked by fibromyalgia, according to results of a recently published study.
Student Spotlight: NMB Student diagnosed with Fibromyalgia defies tough odds
5/17/2017 In seventh grade, she was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Now a senior at North Myrtle Beach High School, she said she has learned how to manage her pain and her schoolwork.
Fibromyalgia Neuroinflammation Study Possibly Highlights Key Factor in Chronic Pain
5/17/2017 Inflammation has become an increasingly important topic in fibromyalgia. It's clear that “central sensitization” - an increase in pain sensitivity engineered by the central nervous system - is present in fibromyalgia (and other chronic pain disorders ...
Fibromyalgia Can Mask Chronic Inflammatory Disease, Study Suggests
5/17/2017 Fibromyalgia patients can present a broad spectrum of symptoms, including chronic nocturnal back pain, morning stiffness, and disturbed sleep.
Combining Drugs May Work Better in Fibromyalgia
5/13/2017 There are no solutions for fibromyalgia yet. Recommended treatment protocols generally call for a multi-dimensional approach that includes drugs, physical therapy, behavioral interventions to calm a twitchy nervous system down and get better sleep, and ...
New Method of Pain Control Beneficial in Fibromyalgia
5/13/2017 (HealthDay News) - Local cold applications on the trapezius muscles significantly decreases the pain of patients with fibromyalgia, according to a study published online April 17 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Naside Yilmaz, from ...