Metoclopramide for GERD

Metoclopramide can help treat certain symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastroparesis in patients with diabetes. Metoclopramide is available as a prescription and can come in several forms. This medicine can... Read more →
fibromyalgia and crohn's disease

Fibromyalgia and Crohn’s Disease

Image: Pexels In order to understand the connection between fibromyalgia and Crohn’s disease, it is important to first examine each separately. If you are experiencing severe symptoms or problems, speak with your health care provider.... Read more →
Fibromyalgia itching

5 Ways to Combat Fibromyalgia Itching

Image: Shutterstock/Africa Studio Fibromyalgia makes it hard to sleep, and makes most days very uncomfortable. Not all patients who have fibromyalgia will experience itching, but many will, and for those people it seems like there is no end... Read more →
fibromyalgia itching

What Causes Fibromyalgia Itching?

Image: Anetlanda / Shutterstock Are you losing your mind from scratching an itch that just won’t go away? It could be your scalp, the back of your neck or behind your ears, legs or feet, and even a finger. And let’s not forget the unmentionables... Read more →
Epstein Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr Virus and Fibromyalgia

Image: Wikimedia Commons It’s estimated that 9 in 10 adults have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus at some point in their lives. For most people, the virus doesn’t cause any serious symptoms. Odds are good that if you were infected... Read more →

Pyrexia and Fibromyalgia

Image: Wikimedia Commons If you have fibromyalgia, you’ve probably noticed that you suffer from a bunch of symptoms that you almost never see discussed in connection with the condition. Those might include things like chronic itching,... Read more →
Skin lesions

Fibromyalgia and Skin Lesions

Image: Wikimedia Commons If you have fibromyalgia, you might have noticed a particularly strange symptom: constant itching. It’s not something we usually think of when it comes to fibromyalgia. Ask anyone with a basic understanding of... Read more →
chronic Pain Syndrome

Chronic Pain Syndrome

Image: Flickr Chronic pain syndrome is one of the most challenging issues in modern medicine. It’s estimated that costs related to chronic pain run into the range of 300 billion dollars every year (more than cancer or diabetes), straining... Read more →
foot pain

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Foot Pain?

Image: Daniel Max/ Flickr In spite of all the medical advancements in recent years, fibromyalgia remains a mystery. Ask someone with a little bit of knowledge of the condition to explain it, and they’ll tell you about tender points and... Read more →
hand pain

Hand Pain and Fibromyalgia

Image: Public Domain Pictures If you have fibromyalgia, you know all about pain. The pain of fibromyalgia is constant and can spread all over the body. But generally, the pain is located in 18 specific tender points around the body. These 18... Read more →

Hyperreflexia and Fibromyalgia

Image: Pixabay While we often think of fibromyalgia as a disease of the body, many people with the condition suffer from symptoms related to the brain. For instance, many people with fibromyalgia experience something called hyperreflexia. Hyperreflexia... Read more →
fibromyalgia and leg cramps

Fibromyalgia and leg Cramps

Image: Pexels It’s the middle of the night and you’ve finally fallen asleep. Even if it’s just a doze. Then, out of nowhere, you scream out in agony because your leg and foot have cramped up severely. So severely, in fact, that your toes... Read more →
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