fibromyalgia

Recent research has begun to narrow down the historically long list of possible causes of fibromyalgia. While many researchers believe that fibromyalgia is likely caused by the malfunction of the body’s internal pain processing system, other potential factors continue to generate interest as possible culprits. One such factor is the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, or HPA axis, […]

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Big Data – Big Hope!

Among the biggest challenges facing medical professionals when it comes to treating fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions is understanding how and why symptoms occur. Fibro is a shape shifter. It changes and moves around the body, often without any apparent cause or reason. Effective treatment varies from patient to patient. For medical professionals, trying […]

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Deciphering the Deceptive

Your body speaks to you every day. The symptoms that you experience are messages that your body is sending you. Messages telling you that something is wrong! Pain is the bodies means of letting you know that something is not right and it needs to be fixed. The problem with fibromyalgia is that often, these […]

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Naltrexone is a medication used for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. It is a member of the drug class known as opiate antagonists, and works by decreasing the cravings for alcohol and blocking the effects of opioid medications and opioid street drugs (such as heroin). It does not prevent or relieve withdrawal symptoms. […]

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“Be Better” vs “Get Better”

I have a simple question for you. Please: Seriously think about this. It could hold the key to really helping you overcome fibromyalgia. Do you just want to “Be” better….   or are you willing to “Get” better? There is a huge difference between the two choices. The first implies an instant transformation. To suddenly be […]

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Incredible Technology is Bringing Amazing New Capabilities to the Fibromyalgia Treatment Process! You Can Get Better: Less Pain. Reduced Symptoms. Better Quality of Life. Fibromyalgia Can Be Overcome – Managed and Controlled! FibroTrack Will Teach You How and Help Make It Happen – Step by Step! FibroTrack is far more than just a symptom tracking […]

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Deborah Barrett Interview!

This video interview with fibromyalgia expert Dr. Deborah Barrett reviews her fabulous book “Paintracking” and digs into effective processes for managing fibromyalgia and reducing symptoms! If your interested in learning about “How” to manage your fibro – watch this video!

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There is no single set or list of symptoms that defines fibromyalgia for all patients. Fibromyalgia is termed a syndrome rather than a disease. A disease typically has specific known causes that can be tested for and a clearly defined limited set of symptoms related to it that lead to a diagnosis. When diagnosing a […]

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A large, Internet-based survey was conducted by Bennett et al. in 2005 in an effort to better understand the demographics of fibromyalgia, individual symptoms and level of functioning, aggravating factors, triggers, health care utilization, strategies for management, and medication use. The survey utilized a detailed questionnaire developed in conjunction with the National Fibromyalgia Association and […]

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Fibromyalgia is defined by many symptoms including extreme widespread pain, persistent fatigue, depression, anxiety, digestive system pain and other broad pain related symptoms.  Most of these symptoms could also indicate an entirely different health problem, they are not unique in nature to Fibromyalgia. Many symptoms associated with Fibromyalgia are similar to a myriad of other […]

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