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Milnacipran: Another FDA Approved Treatment for Fibromyalgia? by Lisa R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:32pm On January 14th 2009 Forest Laboratories and Cypress Biosciences announced that the FDA Approved Milnacipran [Savella] for treatment of Fibromyalgia. The drug seems to have encouraging effects on fibromyalgia suffers however there are some cautions on the drug: Increased Blood Pressure Increased Heart Rate Cardiac Problems Elev ... Read on »
Treatments for Fibromyalgia by Medical Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Fibromyalgia: Aerobic exercises Antidepressant medications Aspirin Heat Heat lamps Hot baths Hydrocortisone creams Lignocaine injection Local anesthetic injections Massage Medications Physical Therapy Psychotherapy Relaxation Sl ... Read on »
Chiropractic Treatment For Fibromyalgia by Ortega Chiropractic Clinic Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 9:34am Fibromyalgia is a health condition that causes pain throughout the body, especially leg cramps, backache, foot pain and muscle pain. Modern science has not yet been able to explain why this condition develops or how it can be cured. Treatment of fibromyalgia often consists of drugs that reduce the pain and oversensitivity of the nervous system. ... Read on »
Holistic Treatment for Fibromyalgia and Joint Pain by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:00pm 1 Comment No one enjoys pain of any kind. Yet, there will come a time where we may find ourselves having to cope with pain on our joints. I have seen how my mom suffers from morning stiffness on her joints and since I started looking at holistic treatment to help her condition. Flexcin 90 cap (Buy 2 get 1 Free) $79.90 From my research, I fo ... Read on »
The Stresses of Seeking Medical Treatment for Fibromyalgia by Selena Facebook Posted Thu 11 Apr 2013 9:53am I got a very nice email from a friend the other day.  She said to me, "I hope that your pain is well managed.  It must be difficult to get doctors to not only believe but understand how life is miserable with pain." What a great friend, right? While I appreciate her support, I'm not sure how to reply.  You see, the awful truth is ... Read on »
Is Tai Chi an effective treatment for Fibromyalgia? by Linda Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 5:01am Article from Canadian Medical Association regarding American Rheumatology Association in Boston, Mass. Clinical question:  Is tai chi an effective treatment for fibromyalgia? Bottom line:  Tai chi is an effective and safe intervention for patients with fibromyalgia, and the practice of tai chi should be encouraged. Reference:  Wang C, S ... Read on »
Hormone Replacement Therapy - An effective adjunct treatment for Fibromyalgia? by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Feb 2012 9:01pm Fibromyalgia Syndrome occurs most often in women who are perimenopausal or postmenopausal. This suggests that decreasing female reproductive hormone levels may be involved in the development of fibromaylgia. Hormone replacement therapy or HRT involves the supplementation of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone for the relief of meno ... Read on »
STEM CELLS TREATMENT FOR FIBROMYALGIA... by Barmac Posted Sun 03 Apr 2011 1:22pm With stem cell therapy being used for a number of medical condition it was no surprise to stroll across a website that said they are now using it to treat Fibromyalgia. Apparently the cell searches out and in fact detects and then attempts to repair any damage or deficiency discovered, as well as releases growth factors, which stimulate t ... Read on »
TAI CHI the LATEST TREATMENT FOR FIBROMYALGIA... by Barmac Posted Sun 22 Aug 2010 10:54am This is a very interesting article which one of my blogging friends jollyweez sent me on how Tai Chi can help people with Fibromyalgia, after reading this article in 'Health column' of the Houston Chronicle today. "The ancient Chinese practice of Tai Chi may be effective as a therapy for Fibromyalgia, according to a study published Thursday ... Read on »
'MOIST HEAT' TREATMENT FOR FIBROMYALGIA AND BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 1:28pm Moist heat is nothing like all the other heat appliances like pads and water bottles, moist heat is from a shower, whirlpool, warm swimming pool, steam room or bath. Some Doctors apparently say that using moist heat treatments twice a day will be more productive in reducing pain than other types of heat methods. The goal is for the h ... Read on »