Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder mainly characterized by diffuse musculoskeletal pain, fatigue and cognitive disturbances regarding the capacity to concentrate and memorize. It is unknown what causes fibromyalgia but it seems to be strongly correlated to stress, psychological or somatic. It is most commonly diagnosed in women and it often coexists with other conditions. Treatment is mainly symptomatic.

A Chester couple who have dedicated their lives to raising awareness of the incurable illness fibromyalgia have launched the first ever dedicated CD …

Lena Dunham has been open about her journey with chronic illness and pain over the years. She’s been vocal about her struggles with endometriosis and …

Chronic pain – defined as pain that persists longer than three months – affects around 28 million people in the UK at some point in their lives, …

Bowel symptoms are a routine part of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia. These are caused by many problems including numerous bowel …

• What is pain?• Hypnosis and pain• How hypnosis works to reduce pain?Chronic pain can be associated with many severe health conditions, as well as can …

BOSTON - In a new discovery, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans …

In a new study, researchers detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness (GWI).GWI is a chronic, …

A Nanaimo woman whose vehicle was rear-ended by a man driving without insurance has been awarded close to $300,000 by the courts.The accident …

These are the questions you should ask and how you should approach a treatment plan, according to experts.This story is part of Pain in America, a nine-part series looking at some of the underlying causes of the opioid addiction crisis and how we treat pain.When I had my first fibromyalgia “flare” …...

Women are more likely than men to have their symptoms dismissed or downplayed by medical professionals. When they get a diagnosis, they often face stigma and judgment. In light of this, WH created the “Owning It” package—which spotlights various women with complicated and often …

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