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FDA Claims Kratom is an Opioid

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that their research has reaffirmed their suspicions that Kratomis similar to addictive, dangerous opioids. The drug, an herb from Southeast Asia that many fibromyalgia sufferers use for... Read more →
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Fibromyalgia and Anxiety Form a Dastardly duo

Image: Maridav/Shutterstock Fibromyalgia and anxiety go together like root beer and vanilla ice cream. According to some studies, 20% of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are also diagnosed with anxiety disorder. Fibro cause pain. It causes fatigue.... Read more →
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7 Celebrities With a Chronic Illness

  Having a chronic illness like fibromyalgia or diabetes is no fun. You have to manage your medications, work around flare-ups, and make sure you have a support network. Being a wealthy celebrity makes doing this a million times easier,... Read more →
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Fibromyalgia Featured on The Doctors

Here’s a quick 4-minute video segment from the syndicated television show The Doctors on fibromyalgia that may be helpful if you think you have the condition, if you’re having trouble explaining fibromyalgia to your friends and... Read more →
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4 Ways to Manage Chronic Pain

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, approximately 100 million Americans suffer from some from some form of chronic pain such as fibromyalgia or arthritis. That’s nearly one-third of all Americans who need some ways to... Read more →
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Fibromyalgia Holiday Gift Guide

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash With the Holidays fast approaching, we’re all looking for awesome gifts to buy. And if you’re anything like me, you also don’t want to be out there battling crowds on Black Friday (or any... Read more →
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6 Books that Explain Fibromyalgia to Children

Getting diagnosed with fibromyalgia and other chronic conditions can make your regular daily activities of living very difficult. It can be extra difficult explaining these limitations our loved ones, and even more difficult to explain fibromyalgia... Read more →
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Lady Gaga Hospitalized for Fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga was forced to cancel an appearance in Brazil after she was hospitalized due to severe chronic pain brought on by her Fibromyalgia. She announced in a tweet that she was in the hospital. She also has a documentary coming out on Netflix,... Read more →
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Fibromyalgia Research Study Opportunity

Image: Australian Catholic University Every so often we come across a good research opportunity, and this is one of those times. A student at Australian Catholic University named Rachelle Gooding is conducting a survey for her thesis on psychological... Read more →
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