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Drug used for opioid addicition proves promising in study --WedMD by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia This sounds promising! An inexpensive drug called Naltrexone, which has been around for about 3 decades, may make a good treatment for fibromyalgia, according to research ... Read on »
From RemedyFind: Causes of Fibromyalgia by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia You can read the whole newsletter here. What causes fibromyalgia (FMS)? The answer is…nobody really knows, but there are a LOT of theories, which we will explore in t ... Read on »
Well, duh! We allknewthat by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Chronic fatigue may all be in the genes, US says From Yahoo! News: By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent Chronic fatigue syndrome, once dismissed by som ... Read on »
I've been here two months (almost)... a status report by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Haven't found a doctor to see here yet, but I think I'm doing pretty well. For now, Aleve helps with some of the pain, and sometimes, I have my moments where I ques ... Read on »
FMS article by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I found this interesting. Click on the link and read it for yourself. It's time for me to finally get this under control. Keeping busy and trying not to think about ... Read on »
Maybe this isn't going as well as I had hoped it would by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I am still so tired, and I'm pretty sure I'm used to the altitude by now. After about three months pain free since i've been here, I'm now in pain all the time it s ... Read on »
I"ve never been so damn sore in all my life! by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I think I am smack dab in the middle of a major league flare. Everything is sore, stiff and very painful. Sleeping on the floor at my mom's house doesn't help, but ... Read on »
Playing catch up by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Sorry for the long time between postings. I've been a bit busy. Since my last post in October, I have moved to a new town about 20 minutes from where I was living w ... Read on »
Can't sleep by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia It's 4:45am CDT and I have yet to fall asleep tonight. Despite the fact that I took Aleve before I went to bed, I'm still in a great deal of pain. Can we say flare? ... Read on »
I made it thru the semester! by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Go me! It's still the sitting in one place that really gets to me, but it's also only one hour at a time for most of my classes. I can handle that. That's ... Read on »
Ohhh, I'm so sore... by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I feel like crud today. Major flare goin' on here... Everything hurts, and not because I am now walking everywhere. I don't know what I did, or didn't do, to hurt t ... Read on »
Pain redefined... by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I know stress aggrevates my FMS. I know that diet sodas containing aspertame makes things worse with my FMS. Since the last post in July or whenever it was, I've be ... Read on »
RA, Lupus link...via WebMD by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I found this article interesting. In addition to having fibromyalgia, I also have RA. Between the two, my life is a pain in the... well, everywhere. Lately, it's been the te ... Read on »
Accupuncture? I swear I'm going to try that next! by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I ran across a blog recently where the author had tried accupuncture with some success. I keep telling myself to look into it, but never really get around to it. Maybe it's ... Read on »
Swimming eases pain of mystery ailment-- study by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia From Yahoo News: A small study seems to indicate that swimming eases the pain of fibromyalgia. The study didn't indicate if other forms of exercise, such as walking ... Read on »
Well, duh! We all knew that by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Chronic fatigue may all be in the genes, US says FromYahoo! News: By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent Chronic fatigue syndrome, once dismissed by some medic ... Read on »
From RemedyFind: Causes of Fibromyalgia-- Part 3 of 3 by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia This isPart 3of a three-part article discussing theories about the causes / triggers of Fibromyalgia. Please understand that most of these theories have yet to be tested, let ... Read on »
From RemedyFind: Causes of Fibromyalgia-- Part 2 of 3 by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia This is Part 2 of a three-part article discussing theories about the causes of Fibromyalgia. Please understand that most of these theories have yet to be tested, let alone pro ... Read on »
I've gone Blog Mad! by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I've just become aware of a new blogging community,Blog Mad, that I feel has a lot of promise. You earn credits (whole credits, not the partial ones like on Blog Explosion) fo ... Read on »
Pain relief improves fibromyalgia sufferers' lives --via Yahoo! News by Stef .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia This sounds quite promising! God knows it's about freakin' time that fibromyalgia patients need something to help them manage their pain better. This sounds like something ... Read on »