primary prevention

How to Practice Good Primary Prevention

Image: Shutterstock/ Romanets Primary prevention is a medical term that covers the basic idea that the best way to handle a disease is to avoid getting it in the first place. Of course, in the real world, it’s never that simple. No matter... Read more →
Esophagitis

Esophagitis and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shidlovski / Shutterstock Fibromyalgia can cause a lot of very unpleasant symptoms. There are the obvious fatigue and chronic pain, but it can also lead to a wide range of other problems including things like chronic itching and frequent... Read more →
Close up of dermatosis, skin diseases infectious. Allergy on the skin.

Dermatosis and Fibromyalgia

Image: finchfocus / Shutterstock One of the most irritating things about living with fibromyalgia is how it seems to cause so many other symptoms that seem unrelated to the underlying condition itself. The list of knock-on side effects of fibromyalgia... Read more →
hypertension

How to Treat Hypertension

Image: Shutterstock/ Photographee.eu Hypertension is a condition where the pressure inside your circulatory system rises to a dangerous level. As your heart pumps blood through your body, it works a lot like any other pump. It has to maintain... Read more →
anaplasmosis

What is Anaplasmosis?

Image: Shutterstock/ Tacio Philip Sansonovski Anaplasmosis is a disease spread by the bite of a tick that can be fatal if left untreated. But in addition to being dangerous, it can also mimic some of the symptoms of fibromyalgia. And because... Read more →
type 2 diabetes

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Image: Shutterstock/ natalia bulatova Type 2 diabetes is the kind of condition that changes your life. It requires huge changes to everything from what you eat to the most basic elements of your daily routine. And the number of people who suffer... Read more →
tick bite

Tick Bites are Getting More Dangerous

Image: Shutterstock/ Steven Ellingson A tick bite usually isn’t very painful. And people who spend a lot of time outside often learn to just remove the tick and forget about them. But it might be time to change that because the evidence... Read more →
fibromyalgia pain

How to Deal with Fibromyalgia Pain

Image: Shutterstock/ charnsitr The pain of fibromyalgia can ruin your life completely. More than the fatigue or the wide variety of unusual symptoms like tingling limbs and Raynaud’s syndrome, the pain of fibromyalgia is what makes it... Read more →
pain reprocessing therapy

What is Pain Reprocessing Therapy?

Image: Pixabay Often people struggling with chronic pain find themselves bouncing from doctor to doctor. They’re given different treatments like opioids, surgery, or steroid injections. It sometimes seems like everyone has a different... Read more →
inflammatory arthritis

What is Inflammatory Arthritis?

Image: Shutterstock/ ESB Professional You’ve no doubt heard of arthritis. It’s a common condition that affects a lot of people as they get older. In fact, around 350 million people around the world have arthritis. But not all arthritis... Read more →
symptoms of arthritis

Common Symptoms of Arthritis

Shutterstock/ Image Point FR Arthritis is a common disease. It’s estimated that around the world over 350 million people have arthritis. And it becomes even more common the older you get. But even though arthritis is not an unusual disease... Read more →
TENS therapy

How Does TENS Therapy Work?

Image: Shutterstock/ microgen TENS therapy is a pretty common treatment for any condition that causes muscle pain, like fibromyalgia. And if you spend any time reading about these kinds of conditions, or in a physical therapist’s office... Read more →
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